On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of April 7, 2019

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Apr 5, 2019 1:07 PM

Sunday April 7 at 9:00pm - Mrs. Wilson - Alec's handler in the secret service drops a bombshell, but is it the truth or another lie? Resigned to uncertainty about the past, Alison receives a final surprise.

Monday April 8 at 10:00pm - Independent Lens - Follow three "country doctors" in rural New Mexico -- the site of a physician shortage and an opioid epidemic -- who work at clinics that offer care for all, regardless of ability to pay.

Tuesday April 9 at 9:00pm - Reconstruction: America After the Civil War -  Experience the aftermath of the Civil War - a bewildering, exhilarating and terrifying time. For African Americans, despite their hard-won freedom, support for their social, economic and political gains did not last.

Wednesday April 10 at 10:00pm - Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet - Discover the forgotten story of the hole in the ozone layer and how the world came together to fix it. Hear from the scientists and politicians who persuaded Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher to take action and solve the planetary problem.

Thursday April 11 at 8:00pm - Battling Opioids: A Project of Pennsylvania Public Media (Part 2) - A documentary of personal stories of courage and hope in the face of opioid addiction. The program also includes a panel discussion on how families are confronting the epidemic of heroin and prescription opioid abuse and the impact that the epidemic is having on all members of the household from newborns to grandparents.

Friday April 12 at 9:00pm - American Masters - Discover the man behind the award. A journalist who became a media mogul with an outspoken, cantankerous editorial voice and two bestselling newspapers, Joseph Pulitzer championed what he regarded as the sacred role of the free press in a democracy.

Saturday April 13 at 10:00pm - Modus - See what happens after police find Isabella's body. The bishop's widower acts strangely, while Rolf doubts his husband Marcus' fidelity. The killer continues to pursue Stina, and another terrible event may be about to unfold.

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