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DPTV eNews: The Bomb

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Explore the most destructive invention in human history

From the earliest testing stages to its use as the ultimate chess piece in global politics, The Bomb outlines how America developed the bomb, how it changed the world, and how it continues to loom large in our lives 7/28 at 8pm ET.

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Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail Tuesday, 7/28 & Wednesday, 7/29 at 10pm ET. Explore the history and mysteries of uranium, including its cosmic origins, use in medicine and use in warfare.

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Last Tango in Halifax Sunday, 8/2 at 8pm ET. On the season finale, things don't go to plan at Gillian's wedding, but Alan tries to move forward with his forgiveness of Gary.

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Poldark Sunday, 8/2 at 9pm ET. In the Season 1 finale, Poldark is blamed when Verity follows her heart; and Warleggan seeks to stamp out Poldark's smelting operation. 

This Week's Highlights
Detroit-Performs-3.05.jpg Detroit Performs Tuesday, 7/28 7:30pm ET. Vision Ensemble, a group of male vocalists from The Detroit School of Arts; Ackeem Salmon, a young photographer from Detroit; and a dance institution which offers hope.
POV-Tea-Time.jpg POV Tuesday, 7/28 at 11pm ET. Tea Time - Five Chilean women meet each month for tea and pastries, a tradition they've maintained for 60 years. Through the decades, they've experienced many personal and societal changes.
Life-on-the-Reef-2.jpg Life on the Reef Wednesday, 7/29 at 8pm ET. Spring brings with it an explosion of life on the reef: corals spawn; sea birds nest; and thousands of baby turtles crowd the beaches.
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NOVA Wednesday, 7/29 at 9pm ET. Nuclear Meltdown Disaster - A minute-by-minute chronicle of the 2011 nuclear meltdown crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
Virtuosity-Cliburn.jpg Virtuosity - The Cliburn Friday, 7/31 at 10pm ET. The most gifted young pianists on the planet as they try to make a name for themselves at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Mark-Masri.jpg Mark Masri Live Saturday, 8/1 at 10:30pm ET. Filmed on the Welland Canal in Welland Ontario, Mark Masri, one of the  hottest classical cross-over artists in the world, puts on a concert of friends, light and music.
Father-Brown-3.13.jpg Father Brown Sunday, 8/2 at 7pm ET. The Paradise of Thieves - When a dead man is found inside a locked bank vault, Father Brown must solve the mystery to save an innocent man from paying the ultimate price.
JFK-Breaking-the-News.jpg JFK: Breaking the News Monday, 8/3 at 10pm ET. Through the lens of journalists working in Dallas in 1963, learn about the moment-by-moment experiences of those who covered one of the most significant events in history.
Kennedy-Half-Century.jpg The Kennedy Half Century Monday, 8/3 at 11pm ET. The compelling story of how JFK's life and administration, as well as his tragic death, have influenced the general public, the media, and every president who has followed him.

 

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Watch Detroit stars dance the night away to support autism at the Jack’s Place for Autism Foundation “Dancing with the All-Stars" event streaming live Monday, 8/3 at 8pm ET. Learn more >


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DPTV is working on a project about the histories of Detroit's neighborhoods and WE NEED YOUR HELP. We're looking for any old photos of the Avenue of Fashion on Livernois between 7 and 8 Mile from 1940-1980. Send pictures to othornton@dptv.org by August 3rd and they could end up on TV!


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