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Next week, we’ll follow an inspiring and sobering story about disability, activism and family and join NOVA as it investigates an ancient mystery. Take a look at what’s coming up!

Ady Barkan's life was upended when he was diagnosed with ALS at age 32. After a chance encounter with a U.S. Senator on an airplane catapults him to fame, Ady and a motley crew of activists barnstorm across the country, igniting a movement for universal healthcare in a journey that transforms his belief in what is possible for his country and his family.

The ancient Maya built large complex cities with towering pyramids and temples that served as centers for a thriving civilization. Follow archaeologists exploring new evidence into the mystery of why after hundreds of years the cities were abandoned.

An investigation finds one apartment complex in Clayton County has filed more evictions against tenants than any other landlord across metro Atlanta - including during the federal government's pandemic eviction ban that was designed to keep people in their homes and stem the spread of COVID-19. Host Steve Fennessy talks to Washington Post reporter Yeganeh Torbati on this week's Georgia Today podcast.

It’s time to sharpen those pencils! GPB invites Georgia students in kindergarten through third grade to create a great story, illustrate it, and enter it in our PBS KIDS Writers Contest. The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2022. Learn more here.

Each week, GPB News brings you the best in political reporting and analysis from the Gold Dome to the Golden Isles, featuring political reporter Stephen Fowler and public policy reporter Riley Bunch, along with the sharp insights of Bill Nigut and the critically acclaimed Political Rewind program. It also features reports from our Lawmakers team at the state Capitol during the legislative session. Click here to subscribe and be sure to check out GPB's other fantastic newsletters.

Don’t miss out on all that GPB Passport has to offer! This powerful donor benefit gives you extended access to the best of public television streaming on-demand including MASTERPIECE series like All Creatures Great and Small and Grantchester, The Great British Baking Show, documentaries from Ken Burns and Independent Lens and more. Enjoy full seasons before they air on GPB, catch up on episodes you missed and stream special collections, any time on any screen.

We’re adding new shows all the time and your support will help us add even more. Donate now and your GPB Passport contribution will be matched dollar for dollar thanks to the Jane Hiatt Passport Challenge.

Enjoy these shows among many others:

Call the Midwife
This popular series is a moving and intimate insight into the colorful world of midwifery. Stream all episodes of Season 10 before Season 11 starts in March.

Vienna Blood
Binge all 6 episodes of the new season of this brilliant psychological thriller before they air on GPB.  You can also catch up on Season 1.

The Fall
This crime drama stars Gillian Anderson, who brings the intelligence and depth of character to her portrayal of Stella Gibson, a highly driven homicide detective. Jamie Dornan stars as Paul Spector, the ruthless serial killer she seeks. 

Join GPB supporters who are already enjoying our exclusive streaming service and sign up now. You can also visit our GPB Passport FAQ page to find out more or reach out to us at ask@gpb.org or 800-222-4788 for more information.  

Best-selling author and humorist, David Sedaris, is coming to Atlanta’s Fox Theatre for one night only, April 11, 2022. Don’t miss this opportunity to join us for An Evening with David Sedaris as he reads from his latest writings. You can also join us for our exclusive reception for GPB donors before the show. Click here to get your tickets while they last!  

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.

Join audiences nationwide for a virtual event exploring the history and future of democracy in the United States. The event will feature highlights from Preserving Democracy: Pursuing a More Perfect Union and a panel discussion moderated by Margaret Hoover (host of PBS’ Firing Line with Margaret Hoover). Learn more.

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