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Craftsman's Legacy, A

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Craftsmen and women are spotlighted.

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Paley on Park Avenue: New York City

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Artist Albert Paley creates 13 metal sculptures for display on Park Avenue in New York City.

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Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

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Performances from the annual jazz festival in Rochester.

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Chef's Life, A

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A top New York chef returns to her North Carolina hometown, where she opens a restaurant.

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Royal Paintbox

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Royal works of art are spotlighted in this documentary, which is hosted by Prince Charles. Among the featured artists: the Duke of Edinburgh; Queen Victoria; Prince Albert; Mary, Queen of Scots; King George III; and Queen Elizabeth II. Insights are provided by artist Sarah Armstrong-Jones, the daughter of Princess Margaret; Charles Saumarez (Royal Academy of Arts); royal tour artists Susannah Fiennes and Warwick Fuller; historian Marina Warner; and Jane Roberts (Royal Collection Trust).

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Rise of the Black Pharaohs

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Archaeologists Geoff Emberling and Tim Kendell dig into the past to tell the story of Kush, an ancient Nubian state in what is now Sudan. An Egyptian subject state until about 800 B.C., it rose up and conquered Egypt, ruling it for almost 100 years. The result: Nubian pharaohs, who were ignored by early, racist archaeologists. Here, Emberling searches for the remains of a Kushite king in a pyramid; and Kendell unearths clues about the Kushite belief system at a mountain called Jebel Barkal.

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Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: A Nature Special Presentation

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The world of penguins is infiltrated with spycams made to look like penguins, eggs and rocks. Three different species are spotlighted, including emperor penguins in Antarctica; rockhopper penguins on the Falkland Islands; and Humboldt penguins in Peru's Atacama Desert.

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America After Ferguson

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Gwen Ifill moderates a discussion about the issues raised by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

11:55 pm

À Chloris

Reynaldo Hahn
Albrecht Mayer (cor anglais) Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Matthias Mönius (conductor)

Decca 478.2564

Bonjour Paris
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Symphony #7

Franz Schubert
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

Philips 412.176

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http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/Playlist?source=WETA&date=201409282315&labelcat=Philips 412.176

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