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What's New Next Week? August 8, 2019

"Family Pictures USA" host Thomas Allen Harris in Detroit with Paul Wasserman, the owner of America's oldest hat retailer - Henry the Hatter. Courtesy of Digital Diaspora Family Reunion LLC

 

Next week, GPB brings you the premiere of a new series that traces American history, from Motor City to the Paradise Coast, through family photo albums. Take a look below at what we've got coming up.

 

Family Pictures USA - Monday, August 12 at 9 PM

Join host Thomas Allen Harris to explore American cities, towns and rural communities through the lens of the family photo album, unearthing rich personal stories that expand our understanding of history, diversity and common values.

 

POV: Happy Winter - Monday, August 12 at 10 PM

Every summer on Palermo's Mondello beach, over 1,000 cabins are built for the summer holiday, producing a vanity fair of beachgoers hiding behind the memory of a social status that the economic crisis of recent years has compromised.

 

This Old House: 40th Anniversary Special -Saturday, August 17 at 11 AM
Celebrate the 40th season of the groundbreaking PBS home improvement series with this anniversary special. The program includes interviews with hosts and cast members, vintage clips, and favorite moments and renovations from the series that inspired an entire genre of television programming. Learn about the evolution of the series from current and alumni hosts Kevin O'Connor, Steve Thomas, and Bob Vila.
 
 
The O'Jays: Live in New York - Saturday, August 17 at 9 PM

Join the R&B supergroup for a concert featuring their greatest hits, fan favorites and new songs. Taped in March 2019, performances include “Love Train,” “Use Ta Be My Girl,” “For The Love Of Money,” “Enjoy Yourself” and more.

Planning on tuning in next week? Let us know in the comments!