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This week, Rocky Mountain PBS investigates the connections between mental health and guns, and how red flag laws might prevent mass shootings. Watch exclusive interviews with the mother of Matthew Riehl, the mentally ill gunman who killed a Douglas County sheriff deputy on New Year’s Eve 2017, and the parents of James Holmes, the gunman who killed 12 people and maimed dozens more in the Aurora theater shooting.

"Insight with John Ferrugia: Imminent Danger" premieres Thursday, April 26 at 7pm on Rocky Mountain PBS.

This week on Rocky Mountain PBS...

Civilizations - Episode 2: How Do We Look?
Tuesday, April 24 at 7pm
Explore the many functions of the human image in art. RMPBS Passport members can stream all nine episodes now.

First Civilizations: War
Tuesday, April 24 at 8pm
Examine the process of “destructive creation”—the idea that fear, rivalry and conflict strengthen community bonds while stimulating an arms race of technological progress.

Jamestown on RMPBS Passport
Now Streaming
From the makers of "Downton Abbey," the new series "Jamestown" is available to Passport members now!

Frontline: Trafficked in America
Tuesday, April 24 at 9pm
The inside story of Guatemalan teens forced to work against their will on an egg farm in Ohio.

Insight with John Ferrugia: Traded and Trafficked
Tuesday, April 24 at 10pm
Children are being exploited and sold for sex all across Colorado. RMPBS investigates what is being done to stop it.

Partner Event: Voice and the #MeToo Movement
Friday, April 27 at 7:30am
Join DU scholars, government officials and media professionals at the State Capitol for a panel discussing the significance of the #MeToo movement.

Nature - Natural Born Rebels: Hunger Wars
Wednesday, April 25 at 7pm
Meet the animals who will steal, cheat and fight to get food, including kleptomaniac crabs, thieving macaques, con artist spiders, tricky tigers and cannibalistic lizards.

NOVA: What are Animals Saying?
Wednesday, April 25 at 8pm
Can we crack the code of animal communication?

Denver Public Library Resources
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Check out eBooks, audio eBooks, video storybooks and talking picture books for kids at Denver Public Library.

Standing Strong and Transforming Lives
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The Joshua School: where we work every day to transform the lives of children with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Live From Lincoln Center: Leslie Odom, Jr. in Concert
Friday, April 27 at 9pm
Best known for his killer performance as Aaron Burr in "Hamilton," this Tony Award winner has chosen not to rest on his laurels but to chart a new path.

Call the Midwide: Season 7, Episode 7
Sunday, April 29 at 7pm
Barbara's condition doesn't improve, and she's kept in isolation at the hospital, leaving her friends bereft.
Rocky Mountain PBS News Articles

Does Colorado Need a Red Flag Law?

Both the sheriff who lost his deputy and the mother who lost her son in a New Year’s Eve shooting in Douglas County agree on one thing: current Colorado law made it more difficult to avoid the tragedy.


Parents of James Holmes Search for Answers, Work for Awareness about Mental Illness

For six years, Bob and Arlene Holmes have been searching for answers. Why had their son, James Holmes, murdered and maimed so many people at an Aurora theater in 2012? And why had they not recognized his descent into mental illness?


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