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Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 8:00pm
Jay Leno: The Mark Twain Prize
This special celebrates “Tonight Show” host, comedian and performer Jay Leno, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, a lineup of the biggest names in comedy salutes the 17th recipient of the humor prize. | more stories like this

Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 9:30pm
Richard Pryor: Icon
Richard Pryor’s impact on the craft of comedy and today’s top comics is legendary and unrivaled. This program surveys the profound and enduring influence of one of the greatest American comics of all time. | more stories like this

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 8:00pm
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Decoding Our Past Through DNA
See how DNA analysis challenges guests’ ideas about their family’s history and their own identities. | more stories like this

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 8:00pm
Nature: My Life as a Turkey
Based on the true story of writer and naturalist Joe Hutto, portrayed by wildlife photographer Jeff Palmer, this film chronicles Hutto’s remarkable experience of imprinting wild turkey eggs and raising the hatchlings to adulthood. Deep in the wilds of Florida, Hutto spent each day out and about as a “wild turkey” with his family of chicks — until the day came when he had to let his children grow up and go off on their own. more info | more stories like this

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 9:00pm
Nature: An Original DUCKumentary
Ducks fly through the air on short stubby wings — traveling in large, energy-efficient formations over thousands of miles. There are some 150 species of them, representing a wide variety of shapes, sizes and behaviors. Some are noisy and gregarious, others shy and elusive. more info | more stories like this

Friday, November 28, 2014 at 9:00pm
Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home
Join Chenoweth as she goes home to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, to perform music from her career. | more stories like this

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featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

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