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April 01, 1994 1 min read

April 5-May 3.

The Arts & Entertainment Network presents a five-part series based on Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe. During each one-hour episode, the young Saxon knight fights to win back his lands from the conquering Normans. The segments air on consecutive Tuesdays at 7 a.m. (EDT), beginning April 5.

April 5.

PBS airs “The Kevorkian File,’' a one-hour Frontline report that examines Dr. Jack Kevorkian and physician-assisted suicide. The program includes interviews with Kevorkian, videotapes of his patients, and comments from his critics. Air time: 9 p.m. (EDT).

April 6.

HBO’s Lifestories: Families in Crisis series presents “A Body to Die For: The Aaron Henry Story,’' about a high school football player who starts taking steroids. The 45minute episode examines the physical and psychological damage steroid use can cause. Check the HBO guide for times and additional dates.

April 7.

The Discovery Channel presents “In Black and White: Toni Morrison.’' During this one-hour Assignment Discovery episode, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Morrison reads from her novel, Beloved, and discusses such subjects as slavery and segregation. Air time: 9 a.m. (EDT).

April 21.

ABC offers “Boys Will Be Boys,’' a one-hour Afterschool Special about sexual harassment on a high school campus and a teenager who takes legal action when she can get no help from her school. Air time: 4 p.m. (EDT).

April 25.

The Arts & Entertainment Network airs “New Frontiers in Space,’' a one-hour program that looks at the strides made in space exploration since the first lunar landing in 1969. Topics include the space shuttle, satellite technology, space medicine, and Sally Ride. Air time: 7 a.m. (EDT).

A version of this article appeared in the April 01, 1994 edition of Teacher as Tune In