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The Vietnam War

This month, SOPTV features Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s 10-part, 18-hour documentary series: The Vietnam War. Ten years in the making, Vietnam tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history. The … Continued

OREGON FIELD GUIDE: Glacier Caves, Mt. Hood’s Secret World

Thursday, October 10 at 8:30 p.m.
Hidden beneath the surface of Mt. Hood is an ice cave hundreds of feet deep and 50 feet in diameter in some places. Explore what is the largest ice cave complex in the Lower 48, … Continued

Teacher Community Program

Teachers! Join SOPTV, PBS Education, and educators from across Southern Oregon for a FREE teacher summit that will help you tackle teacher challenges and explore tech related topics via workshops and an Edcamp. The SOPTV Teacher Summit is October 14, 2017, at Central Medford High School’s Board Room in Medford, OR. Space is limited, so register early. Breakfast snacks and lunch provided.

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