The Prompter
What to watch this week on Western Reserve PBS
April 25 - May 1
Monday, April 25, at 9 p.m.
The National Parks
The National Parks: America's Best Idea

"The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)" In 1864, Congress acts to protect land that will become America's first national park, Yellowstone.
Tuesday, April 26, at 8 p.m.
American Experience, The Big Burn
American Experience

"The Big Burn" The largest fire in American history had profound consequences on the United States Forest Service.
Tuesday, April 26, at 9 p.m.
The National Parks
The National Parks: America's Best Idea
 
"The Last Refuge (1890-1915)" At the end of the 19th century a conservation movement takes shape to protect America's wilderness.
 
Wednesday, April 27, at 8 p.m.
Nature, Owl Power
Nature

"Owl Power" How owls hunt and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st-century technology and design.
Wednesday, April 27, at 9 p.m.
The National Parks
The National Parks: America's Best Idea

"The Empire of Grandeur (1915-1919)" Established in 1916, the National Park Service protects the Grand Canyon from commercial interests.
Thursday, April 28, at 9 p.m.
The National Parks
The National Parks: America's Best Idea  

"Going Home (1920-1933)" The automobile allows more people to visit the parks. The Smoky Mountains and Tetons become parks.
Special Time!
Friday, April 29, at 8:30 p.m.
Carbon Leaf & The Speedbumps
Studio C Sessions
 
"Carbon Leaf / The Speedbumps"

Studio C Sessions is a collaboration between Western Reserve PBS and The Summit.

Friday, April 29, at 9 p.m.
The National Parks
The National Parks: America's Best Idea

"Great Nature (1933-1945)" During an economic crisis and a world war the parks provided a source of jobs and much-needed peace.
Saturday, April 30, at 5 p.m.
Jazz, Billie Holiday
Jazz

"Swing: Pure Pleasure (1935-1937)" Billie Holiday is showcased. A blues-soaked big band jazz style is set to further transform jazz. (Part 5 of 10)
Saturday, April 30, at 9 p.m.
The National Parks
The National Parks: America's Best Idea  
 
"The Morning of Creation (1946-1980)" American families create unforgettable memories, passing on a love of parks to the next generation.
Saturday, April 30, at 11 p.m.
Seances and Slot Machines -- The Story of Brady Lake Park
Séances & Slot Machines: The Story of Brady Lake Park

Trace the history of popular Brady Lake Park, located near Kent, Ohio.
Sunday, May 1, at 7 p.m.
A Place to Call Home, Season 1
A Place to Call Home, Season 1

"The Prodigal Daughter" A nurse becomes involved in the lives of a wealthy Australian family while on an ocean liner in 1953.
Sunday, May 1, at 8 p.m.
Call the Midwife, Season 5, Part 5
Call the Midwife, Season 5

The Turners reassess their lifestyles as they fight for respiratory health for patients. (Part 5 of 8)
Sunday, May 1, at 9 p.m.
Masterpiece, Grantchester, Season 2, Part 6
Masterpiece

"Grantchester, Season 2" Sidney seeks oblivion and his friend Sam seeks forgiveness. A dead girl's parents seek revenge. (Part 6 of 6)
Sunday, May 1, at 10 p.m.
Masterpiece, Mr. Selfridge, Season 4, Part 6
Masterpiece

"Mr. Selfridge, Season 4" A former employee is laid to rest. Jimmy thinks he's a hunted man, as he makes the deal of his life. (Part 6 of 9)
Don't miss these great overnight programs
The National Parks: America's Best Idea, The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)
Tuesday, April 26, at 3 a.m.

The National Parks: America's Best Idea, The Last Refuge (1890-1915)
Wednesday, April 27, at 2:30 a.m.

The National Parks: America's Best Idea, The Empire of Grandeur (1915-1919)
Thursday, April 28, at 3 a.m.

The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Going Home (1920-1933)
Friday, April 29, at 3 a.m.

Studio C Sessions, Carbon Leaf / The Speedbumps
Saturday, April 30, at 2:30 a.m.

The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Great Nature (1933-1945)
Saturday, April 30, at 3 a.m.

Nature, Owl Power
Saturday, April 30, at 5 a.m.

The National Parks: America's Best Idea, The Morning of Creation (1946-1980)
Sunday, May 1, at 1 a.m.

Séances & Slot Machines: The Story of Brady Lake Park
Sunday, May 1, at 3 a.m.

Globe Trekker, Food Hour: Sicily

Sunday, May 1, at 4 a.m.

History Detectives
Sunday, May 1, at 5 a.m.

Call the Midwife, Season 5 (Part 5 of 8)
Monday, May 2, at 2 a.m.

Masterpiece, Grantchester, Season 2 (Part 6 of 6)
Monday, May 2, at 3 a.m.

Masterpiece, Mr. Selfridge, Season 4 (Part 6 of 9)
Monday, May 2, at 4 a.m.
Write a Will Day
Get FREE expert help with writing a simple will!


For the fourth year, Western Reserve PBS is partnering with Roetzel & Andress, LPA, and Stark & Knoll, LPA, to host a free Write a Will Day on Tuesday, May 10, at our public television station at 1750 Campus Center Dr., Kent.
 
Like ourselves, the two firms are members of Leave a Legacy Summit/Portage/Medina, whose mission is to motivate people without wills to create one, and to inspire individuals to leave something in their wills for the nonprofit organizations that have had a positive impact on their lives.

At the event, attorneys will prepare simple wills as a free community service. Spaces are limited and reservations are required. Please keep in mind that a simple will does not avoid probate and does not avoid estate taxes. It is prepared with the assumption that your net assets, including your life insurance, do not exceed $340,000.


If you are interested in learning more about this special community event, contact Western Reserve PBS at 1-800-554-4549.
 

Write a Will Day brought to you by Western Reserve PBS Legacy Society and Leave a Legacy Summit_ Portage_ Medina
Introducing a new feature on our website!
The Western Reserve Song of the Day!
The Western Reserve Song of the Day

Check back each weekday for a unique window into the country's most vibrant music scene. Discover great music!
It's time for a spring cleaning of our thank-you gifts
thank-you gift clearance sale Thanks to the overwhelming response to our thank-you gift clearance before the holidays, we are once again offering leftover items from our pledge shows. Many items are still available for a very small donation.

The store will remain open until our closet is clean! All items have limited quantities, so sales are on a first-come, first-served basis.

The thank-you gifts range from CDs starting at $8 to larger combo packages at $30. Items include the "Wishes Fulfilled" book by Dr. Wayne Dyer; the "America's Home Cooking: Italian" cookbook; "Death in Paradise," DVDs; and much more.

A full list of items is available on our website. For more in information, call Marybeth at 1-800-554-4549.
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