In Portland, Oregon, a long-misunderstood culture of Russia finds a fresh audience and following at Kachka, a restaurant that celebrates both chef Bonnie Morales' Soviet-Jewish roots, as well as the particular Pacific Northwest bounty.
Gwen Wright looks into the history of the China Marines and how it relates to a Santa Monica man's jacket. Tukufu Zuberi investigates the past of a couple's Airstream trailer. Wes Cowan examines sheet music supposedly signed by Abraham Lincoln.
Christoper and Lynn Clark show the secret to making perfect puffed pita bread at home. Cook Catherine Smart demonstrates how to make sumac-spiced chicken. Rayna Jhaveri teches how to apply Middle Eastern flavors to salad with a recipe for fattoush.
Explore the extraordinary events that transformed the small beach town of Cocoa Beach, Florida into a bustling center for the American space program. Featuring a trove of archival material and interviews with long-time residents.
'Nova' explores the awesome beauty of the planets of our solar system. In this episode, we look at the rocky planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. All were born of similar material around the same time, but only one supports life.
Many animals take to the skies for a split second, but to stay there, the planet’s strongest flyers push the laws of physics to the limit. Explore the extremes of true flight: power, acceleration, top speed, maneuverability and endurance.
Two LGBT 20-somethings looking for love online made a match that would bind them together forever. Lori learned she was a candidate for the kidney transplant that Alana had needed for years and gave her the ultimate gift of life.