Dr. Turner is determined that Poplar will no longer live under the threat of tuberculosis. While the nuns and nurses support his campaign to bring screening facilities to the area, Jenny’s nursing rounds lead her to a family that has suffered devastating misfortune from the disease. Now, Jenny works to reconcile the dying father man and his only remaining daughter. Having secured a visit from a TB screening van, Dr. Turner pulls off an epic day, backed by the midwives, but little can prepare them for what the results will mean for one of their own.
A Capitol Fourth (2015) America’s national Independence Day celebration will mark 35 spectacular years on air, live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Saturday at 5 p.m. on PBS 6.
First Peoples See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. Wednesday at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.
Independent Lens: Limited Partnership After falling in love, a Filipino American and an Australian in 1975 became one of the world’s first same-sex couples to legally marry. Monday at 10 p.m. on PBS 6.
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