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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:00pm
American Experience: The Big Burn
In the summer of 1910, an unimaginable wildfire devoured more than three million acres across the Northern Rockies, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would define the agency and the nation’s fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond. THE BIG BURN provides a cautionary tale of heroism and sacrifice, arrogance and greed, hubris and, ultimately, humility in the face of nature’s frightening power. Inspired by the best-selling book by Timothy Egan. more info | more stories like this

Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 10:00pm
Filmmakers Corner: More Shorts
Host Minette Seate presents an evening of short films by local filmmakers that includes: Sam Boese's corporate satire "Hamilton Lurie and the Bad Karma Sink," a selection from Madelyn Roehrig's documentary on people who visit Andy Warhol's grave "Figments: Conversations with Andy" and two films from Bryan Talkish, a sci-fi thriller "Home" and an urban zombie showdown "Prosper City." more info | more stories like this

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 9:00pm
American Experience: The Forgotten Plague
Tuberculosis is the deadliest killer in human history, responsible for one in four deaths for almost two centuries. While it shaped medical pursuits, social habits, economic development and public policy, TB and its impact are poorly understood. more info | more stories like this

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  • WQED is pleased to partner with Highmark to bring you these special reports on "Men & Cancer" and "Women & Cancer." Every year cancer claims the lives of nearly 300,000 men in America. According to the American Cancer Society, getting the facts about cancer is an important step in taking care of your overall health.