Safeguarding the Future of Primates
Scientists work to safeguard the future of the world's primates.
8pm NATURE: PROTECTING PRIMATES Documentary
More than half of the world’s primates are under threat. Meet the scientists making groundbreaking discoveries to safeguard their future.
On an island off Thailand, Long-Tailed Macaques use rocks to open shellfish, so much so as to deplete the resource. In a forest in Malaysia, Dusky Langurs struggle to cross-new roads so a fire hose is used to build a monkey bridge.
9pm ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY – Documentary
A seven-part series by Ken Burns concerning one of the most important families in American history.
IN THE ARENA (1901-1910)
After William McKinley's assassination, Theodore Roosevelt arrives in Washington in 1901 as the youngest President of the United States. He is unwilling to let Congress dictate federal policies and, with industrial production and profits booming, he outlines his opposition to the fact that just a handful of wealthy men control the trusts and reap the benefits. He transforms the office and makes himself perhaps the best-loved of all presidents, battling corporate greed, preserving American wilderness, carrying the message of American might around the world. FDR weds Eleanor Roosevelt, and jumps at the chance to run for the New York state senate.