Friday, March 24

9pm – American Masters: In the Making

Saturday, March 25

10pm – Filmmakers Corner: Trailblazers on Film

Sunday, March 26

12pm – WQED Mini Docs: Musical Mentors

12:30pm – A Force for Change: Esther Bush and the Urban League

1pm – WQED Mini Docs: Pittsburgh Women in WWII

1:30pm – Visible

2pm – Portraits for the Home Front: The Story of Elizabeth Black

Monday, March 27

4pm – In Their Own Words: Queen Elizabeth II

5pm – In Their Own Words: Princess Diana

7:30pm – Finding Elizabeth’s Soldiers

10pm – Independent Lens: Hidden Letters

Tuesday, March 28

5pm – Portraits for the Home Front: The Story of Elizabeth Black

Wednesday, March 29

3pm – American Masters: How It Feels to Be Free

4pm – Black Ballerina

10pm – Secrets of the Dead: Lady Sapiens

Thursday, March 30

9pm – American Masters: How It Feels to Be Free

Friday, March 31

3pm – Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani

4pm – The Cure

5pm – Ruth Stone’s Vast Library of the Female Mind

10pm – American Masters: Roberta Flack

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.