PBS scores with “Breakthrough: The Ideas that Changed the World”


PBS has come a long way since its days as an outlet for local television programs, odd British TV imports, and documentaries about obscure topics from around the world. The PBS of 2019 is filled with top-notch, network-quality (or better) storytelling, both fictional and factual. And the latest PBS gem is its weekly series Breakthrough: The Ideas that Changed the World.

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