AMERICAN EXPERIENCE The Forgotten Plague

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By the dawn of the nineteenth century, the most deadly killer in human history, tuberculosis, had killed one in seven of all the people who had ever lived. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE examines “The Forgotten Plague.” SDPB1: Tuesday, Feb. 10, 8pm (7 MT)

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EARTH – A NEW WILD

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EARTH – A NEW WILD, a five-part series, takes a fresh look at humankind’s relationship to the planet’s wildest places and most fascinating species. Premieres on SDPB1 Wednesday, Feb. 4, 8pm (7 MT)

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE The Big Burn

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In the summer of 1910, an unimaginable wildfire devoured more than 3 million acres across the Northern Rockies. SDPB1: Tuesday, Feb. 3, 8pm (7 MT); 1am (Midnight MT)

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SECRETS OF THE DEAD Ben Franklin’s Bones

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When skeletal remains of at least 10 people, including several infants, turned up in the basement of Benjamin Franklin’s British residence, people wondered if the Founding Father might have had a much darker side. SDPB1: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 9pm (8 MT).

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NO COVER, NO MINIMUM Jami Lynn

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One of South Dakota’s most dynamic voices will be featured as South Dakotan Jami Lynn stars in SDPB Television’s music series NO COVER, NO MINIMUM. The concert, recorded in December in SDPB’s Martin Busch Studio, airs on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 10pm (9 MT).

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DAKOTA LIFE Artists

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Art is the focus of Dakota Life in February with a look at a pair of national award-winning wildlife artists from rural Union County, the latest on an internationally famed Termesphere artist from Spearfish, and a Sturgis man who uses his artistic talent to make firearms unique. The February episode premieres on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 8pm (7 MT), with an encore on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 1pm (Noon

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Edison

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A two-hour AMERICAN EXPERIENCE special explores Thomas Alva Edison's life, his achievements, the dark side and how he changed the world. SDPB1: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 8pm (7 MT)

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A PATH APPEARS

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A PATH APPEARS follows author/reporters Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn and celebrity activists as they explore the roots of gender inequality, the devastating impact of poverty and the ripple effects that follow – including sex trafficking, teen pregnancy, gender-based violence, and child slavery. SDPB1: Mondays, Jan 26-Feb. 9, 9pm (8 MT)

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AMERICAN MASTERS Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice

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AMERICAN MASTERS presents magician Ricky Jay, one of the world’s greatest conjurers, as well as a best-selling author, historian, actor and leading collector of antiquarian books and artifacts. SDPB1: Friday, Jan 23, 10pm (9 MT)

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Be an MVP for MPV

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SDPB needs a new mobile production vehicle and we’re asking you to help. Send donations to Friends of SDPB, 815 Medary Ave, Brookings, SD 57006, or contact Friends at 800-333-0789 or Friends@SDPB.org.

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STATEHOUSE Opens Door to SD Legislature

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As the 90th South Dakota Legislative Session continues, SDPB Television, Radio and Online will be on hand with the state’s most comprehensive coverage.

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MANOR OF SPEAKING

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Immediately following each episode of Season 5 of Masterpiece Classic Downton Abbey, host Ernie Manouse leads a studio audience and a rotating cast of celebrated super fans and cultural experts through the world of Downton in MANOR OF SPEAKING.

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DAKOTA LIFE Examines South Dakota History

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Start out the New Year with a new episode of Dakota Life. The program debuts on Thursday, Jan.1, at 8pm (7 MT) with an encore on Sunday, Jan. 4, at 1pm (Noon MT).

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