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OETA Premieres New Documentary Chilocco Through the Years on Thanksgiving

Posted by Dustin Pyeatt on

In 1884, the Chilocco Indian School opened just twenty miles north of Ponca City. At the time, it was one of the largest federally funded boarding schools for Native American youth in the country. Now, a new documentary focusing on the schools nearly 100-year history premieres at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 28 on the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA).

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OETA Special Examines the Problem with Plastics

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PBS NewsHour Presents: The Plastics Problem, 9 p.m., Nov. 27 on the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) examines the growing environmental threat of plastics pollution and potential alternatives.

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The Violence Paradox Examines the Perception of Peace

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Everyday it seems the news is the same; war, genocide, mass shootings. But, are things as bad as they seem? That’s the question posed in the new episode of NOVA: The Violence Paradox, premiering at 8 p.m., Nov. 20 on the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA).

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For Sama Looks at One Woman’s Experience in the Syrian War

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At 9 p.m., Nov. 19, the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) will present the U.S. broadcast premiere of one of the year’s most critically acclaimed documentaries ― For Sama.

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OETA Answers the Question of What the Durrells Did Next

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What happened after they left the Greek island of Corfu? Find out in the new one-hour documentary, What The Durrells Did Next, 6:30 p.m., Nov. 10.

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Independent Lens: Made in Boise Explores a New Baby Boom

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In Boise, nurses, nail technicians, and stay-at-home mothers are choosing to become paid reproductive surrogates for people from around the world. Made in Boise offers a rare glimpse into this world by intimately following the lives of four surrogates, as they build relationships with the intended parents, prepare for the rigors of pregnancy, and navigate the mixed feelings of their own families.

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Peer Through the Iron Curtain in New OETA Drama, Line of Separation

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Line of Separation comes to OETA October 27 at 10 pm.

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OETA Adds New Travel & Cooking Show to Schedule

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Field Trip with Curtis Stone comes to OETA starting October 26.

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Self-Driving Cars — Science or Science Fiction?

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After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now being tested on public roads around the world. As ambitious innovators race to develop what they see as the next high-tech pot of gold, some experts warn there are still daunting challenges ahead, including how to train artificial intelligence to be better than humans at making life-and-death decisions. How do self-driving cars work?

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Great Performances: GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends to Air on OETA

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Great Performances presents GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends, 8 p.m., Oct. 18.

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