WHM 2018

WQED salutes Women’s History Month with a variety of award winning and acclaimed programs that celebrate women who have impacted our region and the world!

Watch on WQED-TV

Saturday, March 12

8:00 p.m. | Independent Lens: Dolores

Tuesday, March 15

9:00 p.m. |  American Experience: Annie Oakley

Thursday, March 17

8:00 p.m. |  Finding Elizabeth's Soldiers

9:00 p.m. | Secrets of the Dead: Viking Warrior Queen

10:00 p.m. | American Masters: Flannery

Friday, March 18

10:30 p.m. | Beyond the Canvas: Women of Wonder

Monday, March 21

7:30 p.m. |  Change of Habit

10:00 p.m. | Bring Her Home

Tuesday, March 22

10:30 p.m. | In Their Own Words: Angela Merkel

Thursday, March 24

8:00 p.m | Right Beside the River

9:00 p.m. |  American Masters: How It Feels to be Free

Friday, March 25

9:00 p.m. |  Great Performances: The Conductor

10:30 p.m. | Antiques Roadshow: Women's Work

Saturday, March 26

10:00 p.m. |  Filmmakers Corner: Trailblazers on Film

Sunday, March 27

12:00 p.m. | Broken: Women, Families, Opioids

12:30 p.m. | Visible

2:00 p.m. | WQED Mini Docs: Pittsburgh Women of World War II

2:30 p.m. | WQED Mini Docs: Musical Mentors

Monday, March 28

10:00 p.m. | Independent Lens: Writing with Fire

Thursday, March 31

9:00 p.m. | American Masters: Mae West: Dirty Blonde

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Julia Parsons: World War II Codebreaker

Julia Parsons kept the secret of her World War II military service for nearly 50 years. Now she tells her story at age 100.

Making Bronze Move

Explore the work of renowned Pittsburgh sculptor Susan Wagner, whose work includes famous athletes, a president and more.

Finding Elizabeth's Soldiers

WQED's efforts to find homes for 100 of Pittsburgh artist Elizabeth Black's sketches.

Portraits for the Home Front: The Story of Elizabeth Black

Elizabeth Black's unique project of WWII soldier portrait sketches has been uncovered by her family and shared with WQED.

Change of Habit

Catholic nuns in Western PA reinvent themselves in the wake of growing shortages.


Five ground-breaking women artists show their work and share their stories.

A Crowning Achievement

A reflection on the founding of African American youth pageants.

Madame Dawson's Opera Company

Preservationists work to save a grand Victorian house in Pittsburgh - and for good reason.

Salute to the Sky

Florence Shutsy Reyolds made history as one of the first women pilots to fly in World War II

Fireball: Telling Lombard's Story

Pittsburgh author Robert Matzen's book tells the fascinating story of actress Carole Lombard's life with Clark Gable and the mystery surrounding her death.

Emma Writt: Pittsburgh’s Pioneering Suffragist

In Pittsburgh's African American community, the suffrage movement was vibrant, and it grew out of women's reading clubs.

WQED Sessions: Etta Cox

Legendary jazz singer and teacher, Etta Cox, performs songs "All of You" and "You are There" at Maywood Studios

Pittsburgh 360: Patricia Prattis Jennings

She was the principal keyboardist for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for four decades before retiring in 2006.

Calendar Girls

Senior citizens from Monongahela made international news after posing for a racy calendar to raise money for their hometown's historical society.

Lynne Hayes-Freeland: A Determined Voice

She has been a constant on the air for decades - and a supportive voice in Pittsburgh's African American community.