Pomeranian Coast

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV – Charlotte County Florida Weekly

“American Experience: Back to T-Town,” February 18, 7 p.m. on WGCU WORLD. WITH KIND PHOTO

THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 10:30 p.m
build on WGCU
Joseph Rosendos
Travel area: Easter Island
– Mysteries and myths

Joseph travels to the most remote inhabited place on earth during his Easter Island adventure. Located more than 2,000 miles off the coast of Chile, Rapa Nui (the island’s native name) offers a world of mysteries that have remained unanswered for centuries.

FRIDAY, FEB. 6, 7 p.m
American experience:
Back to T-Town

Visit Greenwood, a black community in Tulsa. Torn apart by a racist massacre in 1921, the neighborhood rose again, but failed to survive integration and urban renewal. A bittersweet portrait of small town life is told by those who lived it.

SATURDAY, FEB. 7 p.m., 11 p.m
Father Brown: The
Skylark scandal

The Kembleford Ramblers’ annual outing takes a tragic turn when the local lord is found strangled. Inspector Mallory and Sergeant Goodfellow are led to some local walkers, Father Brown, Mrs McCarthy and Bunty, by Cathy Fawlter and her bird-watching husband.

SUNDAY, FEB. 8, 10 p.m
Eyes on the price:
Mississippi, that is

America 1963-1964

The civil rights movement in Mississippi becomes an American concern when students travel south to help register black voters and three of them are murdered. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party challenges regular delegation at convention.

MONDAY, FEB. 9, 10 p.m
Independent Lens: Apart

An intimate portrait of America’s opioid crisis through the re-entry of three mothers who were incarcerated on drug charges. As the women prepare to return to their families after years of incarceration, they enroll in an innovative prison skills training program in Cleveland, Ohio.

TUESDAY, FEB. 10 p.m., 9 p.m
Secrets of the Dead: The
Woman in the Iron Coffin

Follow a team of forensic experts as they examine the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th-century New York and uncover the little-known history of the free black communities of early America.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11 p.m., 7 p.m
build on WGCU
Taste of Poland: Gdansk

Sea breezes, Polish seafood and tall ships are all part of a nautical tradition in Polish history in the Pomeranian region. The capital, the legendary city of Gdansk, is explored with the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Teutonic Castle in Malbork. ¦