Published: Tue, 5 December 2006 18:26:55 -0600
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Tue, 5 December 2006 9:02 -0600Behind the phenomenal escapes, the magic, the world tours and the most-publicized man in the early 20th century lies the story of a pair of young carnies struggling to escape poverty. Meet this fascinating pair.
Wed, 1 November 2006 9:02 -0600A story from the Old Testament's Book of Esther is equal parts love, blood and perfidy. Includes the song "The Myrtle Is Hidden."
Tue, 3 October 2006 9:02 -0600One of the most storied shipwrecks in American history is the backdrop for this story of love and survival.
Tue, 1 September 2006 9:02 -0600The very real human beings behind the mythology of America's First Family come to life. You will never look at the dour figure on the dollar bill the same way again.
Tue, 1 August 2006 9:02 -0600The beautiful love poetry of the Old Testament's Song of Songs is brought to life as a cycle of five songs with lively male and female narration.
Mon, 3 July 2006 9:02 -0600Pierre and Marie Curie were much more than Nobel Prize-winning scientists, they were partners in one of historys most equitable love affairs. Their shared passion for science in the betterment of the human condition was reflected in the respect they showed for each other.
Thu, 1 June 2006 9:02 -0600Alexander the Great is known to many as a military genius, lawgiver and icon even 2,300 years after his death. Many, however, are unaware that he was half of one of antiquity's most celebrated love affairs. In this episode, we look at the human and personal side of Alexander the god king.
Mon, 1 May 2006 9:02 -0600Ascending the throne of the British Empire at age 18, Victoria was heir to much of the world's surface. She found her soul mate in the man who would be her Prince Consort, Albert. Conservative and reticent in public, their private life was marked by a passion and devotion which helped define an era. After Albert's untimely death while holding her hand, the Queen had his rooms preserved as he left them, including having hot shaving water delivered to his rooms every morning for 40 years just as it had been while he was alive. A fascinating story of surprising depth and passion.
Sat, 1 Apr 2006 9:02 -0600Napoleon Bonaparte's conquests in bedroom and battlefield have alternately titillated and terrorized 18th Century Europe. A chance encounter with young Marie Walewska captures Bonaparte's ravenous interest and attention, a fact which produces tremendous pressure on Marie from Polish nationalists seeking the Emperor's army as a shield for Poland against invaders. Marie, acting out of patriotism, soon finds herself deeply in love with Napoleon..
Wed, 1 Jan 2006 18:03:37 -0600William Shakespeare wrote some of the most expressive love poetry in the English language. This month, we focus on his work by interpreting one of his most beautiful sonnets, the 128th.
Wed, 1 Jan 2006 18:03:37 -0600Part three in the story of Ulysses (sometimes called Odysseus) and Penelope, this program picks up the thread of their story from the preceding program, Penelope Waiting.
Wed, 2 Mar 2005 18:03:37 -0600Part two in the story of Ulysses (sometimes called Odysseus) and Penelope, this program picks up the thread of their story from the preceding program, Ulysses On The Ocean.
Sat, 19 Feb 2005 12:31:23 -0600Ulysses (also called Odysseus) has been absent from home for 10 years fighting in the Trojan War, then forced to wander by the gods for another 10 years. His wife, Penelope, must hold the kingdom for him, keep herself and their son alive amidst intrigue and outwit her tormentors in a tale that is as relevant now as it was almost 3,000 years ago.
Fri, 11 Feb 2005 14:28:01 -0600The story of Abelard and Heloise includes a forbidden love, a brutal and bloody assault by enraged family members that became the talk of 12th Century Europe, tragedy and ultimate redemption. Find out why their story has inspired so much art, adulation and controversy over the centuries.