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  • Jan 24 7:00 am
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    American Experience
    Freedom Riders
    Civil rights activists rode interstate buses into the segregated Southern United States in 1961
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  • Jan 31 7:00 am
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    American Experience
    The Murder of Emmett Till
    In August 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black teen from Chicago whistled at a white woman in a grocery store in Money, Mississippi. He didn't understand that he had broken the unwritten laws of the Jim Crow South. Three days later, two white men murdered him. This program recounts this horrifying crime and its pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement.
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  • Feb 10 10:00 pm
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    American Experience
    Goin' Back to T-Town
    Hear the extraordinary history of Greenwood, a successful Black community in segregated Tulsa. In a nostalgic celebration of old-fashioned neighborhood life, Black residents of "T-Town" relive their community's remarkable rise and ultimate decline.
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  • Feb 16 1:00 am
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    American Experience
    Voice of Freedom
    Marian Anderson's history-making performance before the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939.
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  • Feb 17 4:00 am
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    American Experience
    Goin' Back to T-Town
    Hear the extraordinary history of Greenwood, a successful Black community in segregated Tulsa. In a nostalgic celebration of old-fashioned neighborhood life, Black residents of "T-Town" relive their community's remarkable rise and ultimate decline.
    WATCH EPISODES PROGRAM PAGE
  • Feb 21 7:00 am
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    American Experience
    Voice of Freedom
    Marian Anderson's history-making performance before the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939.
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WORLD
  • Jan 28 3:00 pm
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    The Circus: American Experience
    Travel back to 1793 Philadelphia, when America's first circus was established, and witness its crash into American culture. (Part 1 of 2)
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  • Feb 1 3:00 pm
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    The Circus: American Experience
    See how Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey merged to create a circus of more than 1,100 people and 1,000 animals, only to limp through the Great Depression against competition from radio and movies. In 1956, the big top was pulled down for good. (Part 2 of 2)
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THIRTEEN
  • Feb 5 4:00 am
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    The Swamp: American Experience
    Explore the story of Florida's Everglades, America's greatest wetland. A tale of greed, hubris and destruction, the film chronicles the repeated efforts to conquer what was once seen as a useless wasteland and the passionate efforts to preserve it.
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  • Feb 8 9:00 pm
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    American Experience
    Goin' Back to T-Town
    Hear the extraordinary history of Greenwood, a successful Black community in segregated Tulsa. In a nostalgic celebration of old-fashioned neighborhood life, Black residents of "T-Town" relive their community's remarkable rise and ultimate decline.
    WATCH EPISODES PROGRAM PAGE
  • Feb 12 4:00 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    American Experience
    Goin' Back to T-Town
    Hear the extraordinary history of Greenwood, a successful Black community in segregated Tulsa. In a nostalgic celebration of old-fashioned neighborhood life, Black residents of "T-Town" relive their community's remarkable rise and ultimate decline.
    WATCH EPISODES PROGRAM PAGE
  • Feb 15 9:00 pm
    WATCH PREVIEW
    American Experience
    Voice of Freedom
    Marian Anderson's history-making performance before the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939.
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  • Feb 18 4:00 am
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    American Experience
    Voice of Freedom
    Marian Anderson's history-making performance before the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939.
    WATCH PREVIEW PROGRAM PAGE
ALL ARTS
  • Feb 16 8:00 am
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    American Experience
    Voice of Freedom
    Marian Anderson's history-making performance before the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939.
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  • Feb 16 1:00 pm
    WATCH PREVIEW
    American Experience
    Voice of Freedom
    Marian Anderson's history-making performance before the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939.
    WATCH PREVIEW PROGRAM PAGE
  • Feb 16 6:00 pm
    WATCH PREVIEW
    American Experience
    Voice of Freedom
    Marian Anderson's history-making performance before the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939.
    WATCH PREVIEW PROGRAM PAGE
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