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What's on Passport - 5/15/17

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | May 15, 2017 12:22 PM

WITF Passport is a new benefit that allows members extended access to an on-demand library of popular PBS programming.  WITF Passport is available to current members who support WITF at a minimum of $60 annually ($5 monthly) and have an active email address on file with the station.  Follow this link to find out if you are eligible for WITF Passport. 

Remember, programs are typically available for free to anyone to view for a set amount of time after broadcast, before transitioning to WITF Passport.  Here are some highlights for programs coming to WITF Passport this week:

Nature | Hotel Armadillo - Deep in the heart of the Brazilian wetlands, the mysterious and secretive Giant armadillo digs a new burrow every other night. Once this termite-eater moves on, it leaves behind one of the hottest plots of real estate in the tropical Pantanal for 80 species of diverse and ever-changing animal clientele.  Available through April 19, 2021

W.S. Merwin: To Plant a Tree - This documentary examines the life and work of Poet Laureate, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and environmental activist W.S. Merwin. His tangible actions to nurture his surrounding environment go hand-in-hand with his poetry, offering insight and humor on the human experience and providing a refreshing sense of the relevance of poetry in our lives today.  Available through April 30, 2022

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