WLRN brings you programs that explore more than a century of history and culture of women in America.
Makers: Women Who Make America (8:00 PM
In the third part “Charting a New Course”, a new generation of women were re-evaluating some of its most basic assumptions, especially the balance between work and family. By the 2000s, the movement was again under attack from conservatives seeking to rollback abortion and contraception laws, and by younger women fleeing the very word “feminism.”
Mtani the retriever and Kasi the cheetah met over one year ago at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa, Florida. Both animals were only a few months old when they were introduced. The unlikely couple spent their earliest days together, discovering how to communicate and play with one another.
Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 21, tune into Channel 17 for two British dramas – Murder on the Home Front and Dalziel & Pascoe - then stay and watch Emperor Hirohito, an intriguing look at Japan’s emperor including his role during WWII.
You can find the best of British comedy and drama every Wednesday night on WLRN Channel 17.
Doc Martin: The Admirer (8:00 p.m.)
Portwenn looks set to become a hotbed of passion. Louisa Glasson is furious to discover she has a rival for Doc Martin’s affections: glamorous divorcee and hotel owner, Carrie Wilson. Can Louisa contain her jealously and claim Martin as her man before Carrie’s flirty tactics take effect?
You can find some of the best war documentaries on television every Tuesday night on WLRN - TV, starting at 8:00 p.m.
Emperor Hirohito (8:00 pm)
From Manchuria to Pearl Harbor, the film explores the Emperor's influence over two decades of war fought in his name. From the landing of General MacArthur to the trial and execution of General Tojo, it outlines the amazing story of how American prosecutors and Japanese elite circles ensured the Emperor was not put on trial.