Hurston was a larger-than-life figure who achieved fame but died in poverty, and left a rich legacy of literature and research that still intrigues and inspires readers all over the world.
Arts and Culture
In 2009, National Geographic’s photographers took more than one million images from which only 1,000 could be published in the magazine. From 1,000, these 10 were singled out for lasting significance.
Join European travel expert Rick Steves for a vivid high-destination adventure across the Mediterranean, with colorful stops in Istanbul, Greece's Peloponnese Peninsula, and Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.
Get inspired for 2011 by the exceptional members of the Young@Heart Chorus!
Last year's deadly plane crash in Buffalo shed a harsh light on to the regional airline industry and its pilots. PBS Correspondent Miles O'Brien joins us to talk about a PBS Frontline investigation, Flying Cheap, which airs next week on WXXI.
Bill Cunliffe has gone from Gibbs Street to a Grammy - and he credits the Eastman School of Music for helping launch his career.