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Women’s History Month 2019

In honor of Women’s History Month, Western Reserve Public Media announces a March lineup of programming for its Western Reserve PBS and Fusion TV channels.

 

Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1)

Home of Little Women: Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

Monday, March 18, at 10:30 p.m.
Repeats Tuesday, March 19, at 4:30 a.m. and Sunday, March 31, at 4:30 a.m.

Home of Little Women: Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House
The 350-year-old home in Concord, Mass., where “Little Women” was written is highlighted.

American Masters, Julia Child

Thursday, March 21, at 10 p.m. 
Repeats Friday, March 22, at 4 a.m.

American Masters, Julia Child
The chef’s life and legacy are fondly remembered and celebrated.

Great Performances, Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own

Friday, March 22, at 9 p.m.  
Repeats Saturday, March 23, at 2:30 a.m.    

Great Performances, Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own
The life of Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson is celebrated.

     

American Masters, Holly Near

Friday, March 22, at 10:30 p.m.
Repeats Saturday, March 23, at 4 a.m.

American Masters, Holly Near
Experience the power of song in the struggle for equality through the story of singer Holly Near.

Women, War & Peace II

Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26, at 9 p.m. & 10 p.m. 
Repeats Tuesday, March 26, and Wednesday, March 27, at 3 a.m. & 4 a.m.

Women, War & Peace II
Filmed in Northern Ireland, Egypt, Palestine and Haiti, the four-hour series examines the changing roles of women in war and peace.

Anne Morgan's War

Sunday, March 31, at midnight

Anne Morgan’s War
American heiress Anne Morgan helped rebuild Picardy, a region in northern France, after World War I.

     

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have The Sky

Sunday, March 31, at 4:30 a.m.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You’ll Have The Sky
One of the 20th century’s best-loved writers and wife of aviator Charles Lindbergh is profiled.

 

 

     
     
Fusion (WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2)

Piaf: Her Story, Her Songs

Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m.

Piaf: Her Story, Her Songs
The story of French chanteuse Edith Piaf is told through a theatrical presentation by Raquel Bitton.

Keeper of the Beat: A Woman’s Journey into the Heart of Drumming

Friday, March 1, at 9 p.m.

Keeper of the Beat: A Woman’s Journey into the Heart of Drumming
The life and music of acclaimed drummer, composer and teacher Barbara Borden is showcased.

American Masters, Margaret Mitchell

Friday, March 1, at 10 p.m.

American Masters, Margaret Mitchell
Discover the Pulitzer Prize-winning author behind the bestselling novel “Gone With the Wind.”

     

American Masters, Lorraine Hansberry

Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m.     

American Masters, Lorraine Hansberry
The life and work of A Raisin in the Sun playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry are explored.

American Masters, Elizabeth Murray

Saturday, March 2, at 9 p.m.

American Masters, Elizabeth Murray
Elizabeth Murray’s journey from an impoverished childhood to artistic maverick is chronicled.

Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King

Saturday, March 2, at 10 p.m.    

Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King
The aesthetic and engineering questions sculptor Elizabeth King puzzles over are showcased.

     

American Masters, Julia Child

Sunday, March 3, at 2 p.m. 

American Masters, Julia Child
The chef’s life and legacy are fondly remembered and celebrated.

American Masters, Alice Waters

Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m.    

American Masters, Alice Waters
This Berkeley hippie turned her give for food into consciousness about the environment & nutrition.

American Masters, Holly Near

Sunday, March 3, at 4 p.m.

American Masters, Holly Near
Experience the power of song in the struggle for equality through the story of singer Holly Near.

     

Home of Little Women: Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

Sunday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m.

Home of Little Women: Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House
The 350-year-old home in Concord, Mass., where “Little Women” was written is highlighted.

Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King

Monday, March 4, at 9 p.m.    

Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King
The aesthetic and engineering questions sculptor Elizabeth King puzzles over are showcased.

American Masters, Holly Near

Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m.

American Masters, Holly Near
Experience the power of song in the struggle for equality through the story of singer Holly Near.

     

American Masters, Julia Child

Friday, March 8, at 8 p.m. 

American Masters, Julia Child
The chef’s life and legacy are fondly remembered and celebrated.

Warrior Women

Saturday, March 9, at 2:30 p.m. 

Warrior Women
The story of American Indian Movement activists who fought for civil rights in the ‘70s is shared.

Medicine Woman

Saturday, March 9, at 3:30 p.m.

Medicine Woman
The story of America’s first Native doctor and Native American women healers of today are explored.

     

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have The Sky

Saturday, March 9, at 4:30 p.m.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You’ll Have The Sky
One of the 20th century’s best-loved writers and wife of aviator Charles Lindbergh is profiled.

American Masters, Louisa May Alcott

Saturday, March 9, at 7 p.m.    

American Masters, Louisa May Alcott
A look at the author of “Little Women” reveals she was a free thinker with a literary double life.

Home of Little Women: Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

Saturday, March 9, at 8:30 p.m.

Home of Little Women: Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House
The 350-year-old home in Concord, Mass., where “Little Women” was written is highlighted.

     

American Masters, Janis Joplin

Saturday, March 9, at 9 p.m. 

American Masters, Janis Joplin
Intimate letters and rare footage shed light on the life of iconic rock singer Janis Joplin.

Miriam Beerman: Expressing The Chaos

Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m.

Miriam Beerman: Expressing the Chaos
Personal demons and empathy for human suffering colored a lifetime of this remarkable artist’s work.

American Masters, Carole King

Sunday, March 10, at 4 p.m. 

American Masters, Carole King
Delve into the hit singer-songwriter’s life and career from 1960s to the present.

     

In Their Own Words, Queen Elizabeth II

Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m.

In Their Own Words, Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth's remarkable life, from her youth to her reign of more than 60 years, is explored.

Anne Morgan's War

Friday, March 15, at 8 p.m.

Anne Morgan’s War
American heiress Anne Morgan helped rebuild Picardy, a region in northern France, after World War I.

ABlack Women in Medicine

Friday, March 15, at 9 p.m.

Black Women in Medicine
Black female doctors across America who work diligently in all facets of medicine are showcased.

     

Anne Morgan's War

Friday, March 15, at 10 p.m.

Game On: Women Can Coach
Women coaches in athletics are showcased.

Anne Morgan's War

Saturday, March 16, at 10 p.m.

It’s All in the Game: The Leta Andrews Story
Leta Andrews, the all-time winningest high school basketball coach in U.S. history, is profiled.

In Their Own Words, Queen Elizabeth II

Sunday, March 17, at noon

In Their Own Words, Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth's remarkable life, from her youth to her reign of more than 60 years, is explored.

     

Women Outward Bound

Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m.

Women Outward Bound
The first women to participate in an Outward Bound survival school course in 1965 are profiled.

Meet Mary Pleasant

Sunday, March 17, at 4 p.m.

Meet Mary Pleasant
A look at the 19th-century African American woman called the Mother of Civil Rights in California.

American Masters, Alice Waters

Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m.    

American Masters, Alice Waters
This Berkeley hippie turned her give for food into consciousness about the environment & nutrition.

     

American Masters, Louisa May Alcott

Friday, March 22, at 8:30 p.m.    

American Masters, Louisa May Alcott
A look at the author of “Little Women” reveals she was a free thinker with a literary double life.

American Masters, Carole King

Friday, March 22, at 10 p.m. 

American Masters, Carole King
Delve into the hit singer-songwriter’s life and career from 1960s to the present.

Great Performances, Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own

Sunday, March 24, at 5 p.m.     

Great Performances, Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own
The life of Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson is celebrated.

     

Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King

Sunday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m.    

Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King
The aesthetic and engineering questions sculptor Elizabeth King puzzles over are showcased.

Great Performances, Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own

Tuesday, March 26, at 8 p.m.     

Great Performances, Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own
The life of Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson is celebrated.

American Masters, Loretta Lynn

Tuesday, March 26, at 9:30 p.m.     

American Masters, Loretta Lynn
Country music legend Loretta Lynn’s hard-fought road to stardom is explored.

     

Women, War & Peace II

Saturday, March 30, from noon–
4 p.m. 

Women, War & Peace II
Filmed in Northern Ireland, Egypt, Palestine and Haiti, the four-hour series examines the changing roles of women in war and peace.

Women Outward Bound

Saturday, March 30, at 4 p.m.

Women Outward Bound
The first women to participate in an Outward Bound survival school course in 1965 are profiled.

 
     


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