Celebrating Women's History Month
March is Women’s History Month – a time specifically dedicated to remembering and celebrating the international contributions of women past and present. In honor of women’s history month, CET and ThinkTV have multiple programs lined-up and a variety of online videos and resources available.
Here are a few of the programs coming to CET and ThinkTV in the rest of March that celebrate the female experience and celebrate the cultural and historical contributions of women.
Independent Lens: Pushing the Elephant
Monday, March 17, at 10pm on CET
Thursday, March 20, at 10pm on ThinkTV16
A mother and daughter reunite a decade after their separation during the Congolese civil war.
Makers: Women Who Make America
Tuesday, March 18, at 11pm on ThinkTV16
Meryl Streep narrates the compelling story of women’s advancement in America over the last 50 years.
Wings for Maggie Ray
Friday, March 21, at 11pm on ThinkTV16
The life and legacy of long-distance aviation racer Margaret “Maggie” Ringenberg are explored.
American Masters: Margaret Mitchell
Monday, March 23, at 9pm on ThinkTV16
Discover the Pulitzer Prize-winning author behind the bestselling novel Gone with the Wind.
Live from Lincoln Center: Patina Miller
Friday, March 28, at 9pm on CET
Monday, March 31, at 8pm on CET Arts
Tony Award winner Patina Miller performs music ranging from classic R&B to Broadway's best.
Also, our On Demand system has a great page of Makers women’s history videos including clips not seen on air and full episodes. Check it out: http://watch.cetconnect.org/program/makers-women-who-make-america/.
About ThinkTV: ThinkTV is a non-profit, public media corporation. Each month, its non-commercial broadcast stations, WPTD (Dayton) and WPTO (Oxford/Cincinnati), are watched by more Ohioans than any other public television organization in Ohio. The stations serve the 3.5 million people of southwestern and west central Ohio and reach more than 20 percent of all of the state's school districts. ThinkTV is an Emmy award-winning producer of local and state-wide programming, developer of innovative technology and standards-based curriculum for classrooms, provider of professional development training for early childhood caregivers, and an active community partner offering multi-media content and distribution services to non-profit and business entities. For more information about ThinkTV, visit www.thinktv.org.