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What's New Next Week? November 7, 2019

Navajo Marine code talkers on duty at Bougainville, Solomon Islands, c. December 1943. Front row, left to right: Privates Earl Johnny, Kee Etsicitty, John V. Goodluck, and Private First Class David Jordan. Back row: Privates Jack C. Morgan, George H. Kirk, Tom H. Jones, and Corporal Henry Bake, Jr. Courtesy of NARA

 

Next week, GPB shares the songs and stories of veterans and takes an unflinching look at problems in Georgia’s senior care industry with journalists from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. It's a week full of premieres, and now there's a whole new way to watch: our 24-hour livestream!

You already know about the tremendous amount of programming available to stream on-demand at GPB.org. If, for example, you wanted to catch up on the last season of The Durrells in Corfu, or missed your favorite local hangouts featured on Hometown Georgia, you know they’re available for your viewing pleasure. Now, you can also watch GPB TV live, whenever and wherever you desire. Make sure to visit and bookmark GPB.org/live and never miss a minute of your favorite programs, like the shows we’ve got coming up next week!

 

Songrwiting with Soldiers - Sunday, November 10 at 7 PM

This powerful one-hour concert special, filmed in August at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium, features veterans, service members and award-winning songwriters coming together for a night of music illustrating military veterans' experiences. 

 

What the Durrells Did Next: A Masterpiece Special - Sunday, November 10 at 8 PM

Durrells star Keeley Hawes hosts this special that tells the definitive true story behind one of the best-loved families in TV drama and explains how Corfu shaped the personalities and ambitions of each Durrell. 

 

The Warrior Tradition - Monday, November 11 at 9 PM

During World War I, not all Native Americans were even citizens of the United States, and couldn’t be drafted, yet more than 12,000 Indian men volunteered. Learn the heartbreaking, inspiring and largely untold story of Native Americans in the United States military with stories told from their own points of view. 

 

Independent Lens: The Interpreters - Monday, November 11 at 10 PM

During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than 50,000 local interpreters helped protect U.S. military forces on the ground. As the years go by, hope dwindles for the thousands of interpreters still seeking the protection they were promised for their sacrifice. The Interpreters follows three of these men, each of whom faces an impossible dilemma: remain in place and wait for paperwork that may never arrive or attempt a hazardous exit route to Europe. 

 

FRONTLINE: Kids Caught in the Crackdown - Tuesday, November 12 at 10 PM

Frontline exposes the traumatic stories of migrant children detained under Trump's immigration policies in an investigation with The Associated Press into the mass confinement of migrant children.

 

Nature: Nature's Biggest Beasts - Wednesday, November 13 at 8 PM

From the Komodo dragon with a deadly bite to the tallest giraffe to the bird-eating armored ground cricket, discover the ingenious strategies that nature's biggest beasts employ to conquer their environments. 

 

NOVA: Decoding Da Vinci - Wednesday, November 13 at 9 PM
ourney to Florence to discover how Leonardo da Vinci used science, from human dissections to innovative painting techniques, to create his legendary artwork. Learn why Mona Lisa's smile is so captivating—and what it took to create it.
 
 
Unprotected: Georgia's Broken Senior Care Industry - Thursday, November 14 at 7 PM

Are your elderly loved ones getting the best care? Political Rewind host Bill Nigut moderates this special town hall conversation with reports from the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s investigation into the senior care industry. 

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