NOVA First Man 603x452Monday, July 15 at 8 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. NOVA presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, through interviews with Armstrong's family and friends. The film reveals his achievements as a Navy combat veteran and pioneer of high-speed flight. NOVA revisits the final moments of the Apollo 11 landing, when Armstrong brought the Eagle down safely with seconds to spare. But he regretted that he got so much credit for the team effort that the lunar landing represented. In its exploration of this quietly effective man, NOVA explores his achievements following Apollo. This is an inspiring story of heroic risk-taking and humble dedication to advancing humanity's adventure in space.

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    POV: We Are the Radical Monarchs

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    Wednesday, July 29 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future reveals how fire suppression and climate change have exposed our forests and wildland-urban landscapes to large, high severity wildfires, while greenhouse gases released from these fires…
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    Divided We Fall: Unity Without Tragedy

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    POV: And She Could Be Next, Part 1 – Building the Movement

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