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April 18, 2024

Season 2024 Episode 6209 | 55m 27s

Czech President Petr Pavel on his country's efforts to arm Ukraine as U.S. aid stalls in Congress. Jeremy Diamond reports on a strike on a refugee camp in Gaza. David Sanger explains America’s volatile rivalry with China and Russia in his book "New Cold Wars.” Composer Terence Blanchard discusses his opera "Fire Shut Up in My Bones," the first work by a Black composer to be performed at the Met.

Aired: 04/17/24
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Appraisal: Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny Drawing, ca. 1955
See the spectacular wildlife of The Burren in Ireland through the eyes of a pine marten.
Basking sharks are typically solitary but large groups have recently been found together.
The slow worm is neither a snake nor a worm but a legless lizard.
Two pine marten kits grow up over several months.
When US inner cities erupted in violence in 1967, LBJ created a commission to investigate.
Appraisal: Edison Electric Pen, ca. 1876
Appraisal: Louis-Ernest Barrias Joan of Arc Bronze, ca. 1890
Appraisal: 1808 George III Sterling Silver Tray
Appraisal: Diamond & Platinum Eternity Band, ca. 1960
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