New PBS documentary videos

The following streaming video titles have been added to the library’s Voyager system:

Lost in detention (Frontline): Frontline and the Investigative Reporting Workshop explore the secretive world of immigration detention and examine the Obama administration’s controversial get-tough immigration policy.

Finding life beyond Earth (Nova): Take a spectacular trip to distant realms of our solar system to discover where secret forms of life may lile hidden. Combining the latest telescope images with dazzling animation, the program immerses audiences in the sights and souds of alien worlds, while top astrobiologists explain how these places are changing how we think about the potential for life in our solar system.

Iceman murder mystery (Nova): He’s been dead for more than 5,000 years and oked, prodded, and probed by scientists for the last 20. Yet Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps, continues to keep many secrets. Now, through an autopsy like none other, scientists will attempt to unravel mysteries about this ancient mummy, revealing not only the details of Otzi’s death but also an entire way of life.

Radioactive wolves (Nature): What happens to nature after a nuclear accident? And how does wildlife deal with the world it inherits after human inhabitants have fled? The historic nuclear accident at Chernobyl is now 25 years old. Filmmakers and scientists set out to document the lives of the packs of wolves and other wildlife thriving in the “dead zone” that still surrounds the remains of the reactor.

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