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Rick Steves Fascism in Europe

In this one-hour special, Rick travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe — taking millions of people with it. Our goal: to learn from the hard lessons of 20th-century Europe, and to recognize that ideology in the 21st century.   

Rick Steves' Europe, Season 10

Season 10 of Rick Steves’ Europe debuts across the US on public television in the fall of 2018.

The U.S. Marine Band: An All-Star Orchestra Special

The All-Star Orchestra is proud to introduce a unique collaboration! The U.S. Marine Band: An All-Star Orchestra Special.

Into The Light

INTO THE LIGHT tells the story of Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, a psychologist who started a national nonprofit to offer free emotional support for veterans.

Rick Steves Special: European Festivals

In this one-hour special, we drop in on Europe's top 10 festivals, each one rich with tradition, great food, and fun with the locals.

The Doctor Fix: A New Era Of Modern Medicine

The Doctor Fix: A New Era Of Modern Medicine explores tensions doctors across America face in the changing business of medicine.

All-Star Orchestra

Fresh from winning its sixth Emmy award, All-Star Orchestra is back this fall for a third season.

Portland Civil Rights: Lift Ev'ry Voice

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

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

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary celebrated 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.

Pilchuck: A Dance With Fire

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

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.


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

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.


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

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

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

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

Rick Steves' European Christmas

Rick Steves and his television crew celebrate Christmas in Europe. The result is a picturesque celebration in RICK STEVES' EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS, a co-production of Back Door Productions and Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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