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Portland Civil Rights: Lift Ev'ry Voice

OPB | Feb. 6, 2017 2:39 p.m.

Lift Ev’ry Voice explores Portland’s African American history with a focus on the turbulent 1960s, ’70s and early ’80s.

A Christmas Invitation From Pacific Lutheran University

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 11:10 a.m.

A CHRISTMAS INVITATION FROM PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY is a chorale spectacular featuring beautiful music in a candlelit setting—perfect for viewers who want to get in the holiday spirit.

Discovering Beverly Cleary

OPB | Feb. 23, 2016 2:51 p.m.

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary will celebrate her 100th birthday in April! This half-hour special tribute includes a recent interview with the author and will showcase her life, and the profound impact her endearing characters have had on young readers for more than half a century.

All-Star Orchestra

OPB | June 2, 2015 11:20 a.m.

Pilchuck: A Dance With Fire

OPB | May 20, 2015 12:02 p.m.

When Dale Chihuly founded the Pilchuck Glass School 44 years ago, he had no idea he was making history. Narrated by Academy Award-winner Jeff Bridges, Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire tells the story of how a small camp in the woods became a world-class art school, attracting glass masters and students from all over the globe.

Ken Kesey

OPB | Dec. 4, 2014 2:37 p.m.

This documentary offers a fresh look at this tie-dyed-in-the-wool icon. “Ken Kesey” presents interviews with Kesey family members, including his son Zane, daughter Sunshine, granddaughter Kate Smith, widow Faye Kesey McMurtry and his 97-year-old mother Geneva Jolley. Additionally, several authors weigh in on Kesey’s writings and antics, including Michael Strelow, professor of literature at Willamette University, Robert Faggen, professor of literature at Claremont McKenna College and Kesey’s biographer; and Ken Babbs, a Kesey friend, writer and lifelong Merry Prankster.


OPB | Dec. 3, 2014 9:32 a.m.

Shot on location, this program tells the story of the early history of Hanford largely through the words of people who worked there during World War II and during Hanford’s expansion during the Cold War. Viewers will also see early archival film shot at Hanford and remarkable photographs taken over the years. In addition, viewers will go inside B-reactor—the first full-scale nuclear reactor in the world, now being preserved as a National Historic Landmark.

OPB to Premiere New PBS Chemistry Series

OPB | Oct. 13, 2014 4:05 p.m.

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements, an original series that tells the amazing human story behind the Periodic Table, premieres on Monday, October 20 at 10 p.m. on OPB TV—several months ahead of its national PBS air date.


OPB | July 25, 2014 11:17 a.m.

Reveal is a first-of-its-kind television show that brings viewers deep into investigations and captures the drama and high stakes of the reporting process.

Navy SEALs - Their Untold Story

OPB | July 24, 2014 3:37 p.m.

NAVY SEALS – THEIR UNTOLD STORY is a new documentary about this fascinating transformation and the people who made it happen.

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements

OPB | June 16, 2014 2:35 p.m.

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is an exciting PBS series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what the world is made of—to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter.

Time Team America’s New Season Airs First on OPB

OPB | June 2, 2014 11:41 a.m.

The Second Season of Time Team America Premieres Exclusively on OPB This Month

Time Team America

OPB | April 28, 2014 midnight

The Armenian Genocide

OPB | Feb. 6, 2014 9:33 a.m.

Out of the Shadow

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 5:10 p.m.

Survival: Lives in the Balance

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 4:52 p.m.

Jerusalem: Center of the World

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 4:32 p.m.

Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 3:29 p.m.

Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 2:36 p.m.

OUT in America

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 11:59 a.m.

Rick Steves' European Christmas

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 11:30 a.m.

Rick Steves' Europe

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 11:23 a.m.


OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 11:05 a.m.

Oregon Wine: Grapes of Place

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 10:33 a.m.

The Modoc War

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 10:12 a.m.

Linus Pauling

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 9:41 a.m.

Manifest Destiny

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 9:13 a.m.

North Pole Promise

OPB | Feb. 4, 2014 2:27 p.m.

Ocean Frontiers

OPB | Jan. 15, 2014 12:34 p.m.

History Detectives Special Investigations

OPB | Dec. 27, 2013 11:18 a.m.

Jazzy Vegetarian

OPB | Dec. 27, 2013 11:01 a.m.

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