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Rick Steves' Egypt

Rick sails beyond Europe, exploring the historic and cultural wonders of Egypt. In the teeming metropolis of Cairo, Rick climbs to the center of a pyramid, greets the Sphinx and marvels at King Tut's gold.
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Two for the Road

Nik and Dusty head back to their home state of Texas to share and showcase some of their favorite sights, stories and stops in the Lone Star State.

Tonight | 8:30PM

Finding Your Roots

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected places their ancestors called home, providing new insight into the people and places that made them who they are today.

Tonight | 10:00PM

POV: Stateless

An electoral campaign uncovers the complex history and politics of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Follow families of those affected by the 2013 legislation stripping citizenship from Dominicans of Haitian descent.

Tonight | 11:00PM

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New Culinary Series

We are pleased to announce Kevin Bolton, Carrie Morey, and Steven Raichlen join the WQPT PBS culinary programming lineup.

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