R&B grooves the ACL stage with Raphael Saadiq and Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears. Saadiq highlights songs from his old-school soul LP Stone Rollin’. Lewis & his Honeybears rock their bluesy soul nuggets from Scandalous. Originally aired October 8, 2011
Musical histories of these two giants in the blues who grew up and developed their styles in Memphis and Mississippi. From the video series, "Masters of the Country Blues."
Documentary about the life and legacy of the prolific children's author.
Lewis Black hosts a night of stand-up comedy live from the Warner Theatre in D.C. to celebrate the Bill of Rights.
A look at the man behind the popular Narnia series, through the eyes of his biographer A.N. Wilson.
A Norwegian film crew on a road trip through the deep American South run across a liquor store owned by Jerry Lee Lewis' wild'n'crazy sister and her drunken husband. They're invited to stay the night and what starts off as quirky redneck antics suddenly devolves into an all-out hillbilly horror show!
In this look at Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), aka Lewis Carroll, Dennis Potter mixed biographical drama with a psychological profile to explore the roots of Dodgson's creativity. Dodgson tells stories to ten-year-old Alice Liddell, leading to recreations of scenes adapted from ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (1865), designed to resemble the original Sir John Tenniel illustrations.
A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Two former nightclub partners are now enlisted in the Army. Sergeant Puccinelli ranks above his former partner, Private First Class Korwin. Puccinelli is desperately trying to get transferred from his dull job to active duty overseas. Meanwhile, all Korwin wants is a pass to see his wife and new baby.
She was an expectant mother, but she endured every hardship these seasoned soldiers experienced. Without her, the Corps of Discovery would have failed. This program re-enacts her journey in her own words. Taken captive as a child during a raid, adopted into the tribe of her captors, and then married off, her adventures have only just begun.