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Next week, we’ll learn the ins and outs of retirement, go behind the scenes of a classic Ken Burns documentary, celebrate Georgia Tech’s student innovators and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!

Join us Saturday for a  special marathon presentation of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s documentary series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. This six-hour series chronicles the full sweep of African-American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through more than four centuries of remarkable historic events up to the present. 

Join the global superstar for a concert of timeless songs and new music from his upcoming album Harmony. Songs include “Bring Him Home,” “Over the Rainbow,” “The Impossible Dream” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” Tune in to find out how you can see Josh LIVE in Atlanta or click here to get your tickets now.

Watch as Ed Slott presents an all-new program that uses his inimitable style of combining current research, in-depth expertise and humor to teach us about the ins and outs of retirement.

This celebration of the landmark documentary series features interviews with Ken Burns and others who participated in the project along with footage from the original series to share the story of how the award-winning documentary came to be and how it’s become a cultural icon of American storytelling. The program celebrates a tremendous achievement in filmmaking that has withstood the test of time.

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today. 

This Emmy Award-winning annual broadcast captures the InVenture Prize at Georgia Tech, an interdisciplinary innovation competition that brings together student innovators from all academic backgrounds across campus in an effort to foster creativity, invention and entrepreneurship. 

Join host Michael Keaton to celebrate Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 54 years ago. Keaton worked as a stagehand and made appearances on the series in 1970. Judd Apatow, Joyce DiDonato, Whoopi Goldberg, and more reveal their favorite memories from the series.

Georgia’s voting laws have changed a lot since the 2020 election cycle, when Georgia voted for President Joe Biden and two Democratic U.S. senators.

One of the biggest differences can be found in the way you vote by mail. There’s now a shorter window to request a ballot, new requirements to prove you’re the one requesting and voting that ballot as well as changes to when you can use drop boxes to return it.

It can be a lot, and potentially confusing - but it doesn’t have to be.

On this week’s episode, we’ll walk you through what you need to know to use a mail-in absentee ballot under Georgia’s new voting law to make sure your vote counts.

Once a 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.

GPB presents best-selling author and humorist David Sedaris for one night only at the Johnny Mercer Theatre in Savannah on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. featuring all-new readings, a Q&A and book signing. Donate and reserve your seats now.

Binge-watch full seasons or catch up on your favorite shows with GPB Passport. This powerful donor benefit gives you extended access to the best of public television streaming on-demand, on any screen! 

Donate now to access GPB Passport and start streaming today!

Enjoy these shows among many others:

Aristocrats
Set in the 18th Century against a backdrop of royalty, political intrigue and scandal, this BBC series chronicles the turbulent lives of the Lennox sisters, daughters of the Duke of Richmond.  

The Widower
This is the true story of Malcolm Webster who marries and attempts to murder a succession of women to cash in their life insurance policies.

Independent Lens | Owned a Tale of Two Americas
While the government’s postwar housing policy created the world’s largest middle class, it also set America on two divergent paths - one of perceived wealth and the other of systematically defunded, segregated communities. 

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