TV programmes with a learning focus 24 - 30 April
TV3 Monday , 22.00 - 23.00
The first of a two part series based on the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. Matt Cooper will examine what Donald Trump's presidency means for Irish citizens living in the United States. The first series will highlight the huge influence of Irish Americans within Trump's administration team, such as Vice President Mike Pence, Steve Bannon, Sean Spicer and Kellyanne Conway.
The second series will take place on Tuesday, 22.00 with Matt Cooper assessing the US president's impact on Ireland's economy.
RTE One Friday, 19.30- 20.00
Architect Orla Murphy goes in search of the Roe Distillery, which was the worlds biggest producer of whiskey by the late 19th century. Geographer Susan Hegarty discovers how a supply of fresh water was crucial for large and small industry in the Liberties, while engineer Tim Joyce investigates the science and technology for making whiskey.
RTÉ 2 Saturday , 18:20 - 19.20
Romulus Whitaker, a snake expert, investigates some of the subcontinent's deadliest reptiles, including the king cobra and saw-scaled viper. He also explores the rise in snake bites in India.
RTÉ 2 Sunday, 19.30 - 20.30
Last in the series. Laurence Rees examines how Adolf Hitler tried to maintain his popular appeal in his final years as his bond with the German people was tested and the citizens' faith in their fuhrer became fractured.
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