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Edition 61  | June 13, 2021
10thirtysix - The Rising Cost of Lumber
Thursday, June 17, 7:30 PM, Ch 10.1


Much of the upward pressure in housing prices boils down to high costs in lumber, but what’s making wood so expensive? Also, lead in paint and water pipes in Milwaukee is still a problem. 10thirtysix hears from the city’s mayor and health commissioner about next steps to protect residents. 
Polio Crusade: American Experience
Tuesday, June 15, 8:00 PM, Ch 10.1


Discover the story of the dreaded disease that gripped the nation in fear, leaving thousands paralyzed. The film weaves personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of the ardent crusader who tirelessly fought against it.
 
Rick Steves Europe Awaits
Sunday, June 13, 2:00 PM, Ch 10.1


Travel lovers have spent the last year or so dreaming of where they'll travel post-COVID. In this 1/120 pledge event special, Rick Steves shares vivid and unforgettable visits to European favorites--off-beat, romantic, or just good for the soul-- that he'd love to visit when we can travel again.
Finding Your Roots: Unfamiliar Kin
Tuesday, June 15, 7:00 PM, Ch. 10.1


In this episode, three guests each learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background had been a mystery to them. Along the way, two of them also discover that their close relatives were on the wrong side of history.
An Evening with Antiques and Valuables II
June 29, 5:30 PM, Virtual Event
 
Join us for this fun and entertaining event, where we will continue learning how to research value and pricing for your cherished items. The expert panel will lead a lively discussion, featuring selected submitted photos to structure the evening’s learning on the history, use and current marketability of each item.
 
For more information and to get your ticket, click here
Conversations on Muhammad Ali
6:00 PM, Virtual Event, Multiple Dates

Join hour-long discussions with Ken Burns and special guests, featuring clips from the upcoming four-part series, MUHAMMAD ALI.

Viewers may register for multiple events. Once registered, you will receive a unique, nontransferable link to attend the virtual event.

June 23: "Ali the Man" - With Ken Burns, Jesse Washington (moderator), Rasheda Ali Walsh, and Howard Bryant

July 19: "Ali On The World's Stage"

Sept 9: "Ali, Race & Religion”

Sept 14: "Ali, Activism & The Modern Athlete"

For event information and registration, click here
Rick Steves VIP Virtual Travel Party
Virtual Event - Featured Gift for Supporting Milwaukee PBS

***The VIP Travel Party Invitation will be delivered to the donor via email:

You will receive a link to the Rick Steves’ VIP (Virtual In-Person!) Travel Party. You will be able to select from One Sunday monthly June - December 2021 at 6:00 p.m. or 8::00 p.m.

You will receive a link to the Rick Steves’ VIP (Virtual In-Person!) Travel Party. Rick will share the latest news on post-COVID European travel, answer your questions, and dream aloud about where he’ll be going when the coast is clear. Then it’s time to party, live online from Rick’s home in Seattle, WA! Rick will be sipping his favorite Italian vino and will show off his amazing bruschetta recipe for this celebration of our love of travel. Get ready for the best blooper reel ever… and because a party’s not complete without music, Rick will share a piano “slippers concert,” zipping you through 300 years of music history in six melodic minutes! So BYOB, grab your favorite travel partner, and come ready to enjoy a virtual evening with Rick. You’ll get up-to-date on post-COVID travel, celebrate public broadcasting, and party with Rick Steves at the same time!
Become a Member and Receive Access to Milwaukee PBS Passport
Look at what’s new on PBS Passport! Binge the new eight-episode series Halifax Retribution, a sequel to the original Halifax f.p. series. Rebecca Gibney returns as Dr. Jane Halifax, who after years as a university professor, is brought back into the forensic psychiatrist field to help the police task force. This time Jane is looking for a sniper that’s on the loose. 
 
Gurinder Chadha’s (Bend it Like Beckham) drama Beecham House is set in 19th century Delhi before the British ruled in that region. Tom Bateman steps into the role of John Beecham, a handsome former soldier who has purchased the mansion, Beecham House, to begin a new life. The cast includes Lesley Nicol (Downton Abbey), Gregory Fitoussi (Mr. Selfridge), Adil Ray, Pallavi Sharda, and others.
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Milwaukee PBS Passport lets you stream fabulous programs wherever and whenever you want. New on Passport in June - My Grandparents War, Extinction: The Facts and American OZ. Choose from a library of thousands of hours of your favorite shows. Become a member today and get Milwaukee PBS Passport as a member benefit! 

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