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A Brief History of the Future

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Futurist Ari Wallach at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

A Brief History of the Future

PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Wednesdays, April 3 to May 8, at 9 PM
Thursdays, April 4 to May 9, at 2 AM
Tuesdays, April 9 to May 14, at 5 PM

 

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FUTURE is a unique six-part PBS documentary series about our futures and how we can reimagine them. Hosted by renowned futurist Ari Wallach, the show invites you on a journey around the world that is filled with discovery, hope, and possibility about where we find ourselves today and what could come next. It challenges the dystopian framework embraced by popular culture by offering a refreshing take on the future. The docuseries asks us all: how can we become the great ancestors the future needs us to be?

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FUTURE weaves together history, science, and unexpected ideas to expand our understanding about the impact that the choices we make today will have on our tomorrows. Each episode follows those who are working to solve our greatest challenges. The series also features valuable insights from a wide range of thinkers, scientists, developers and storytellers including French President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, sailor Dame Ellen MacArthur, musician Grimes, architect Bjarke Ingels, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe, legendary soccer player Kylian Mbappé, and more. 

A Brief History of the Future

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Rating: NR

Explore a unique documentary series about our futures and how we can reimagine them.