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American Experience

Description

"American Experience" combines dramatic re-enactments with commentary by historians and authors to present an absorbing look at the personalities, events and resources that have had a profound impact on the shaping of America's past and present. Many of the program's documentaries have received major honors in the broadcasting community, including Emmy, Peabodys and duPont-Columbia University awards.

Upcoming Episodes

  • The Murder of Emmett Till

    In August 1955 two Mississippians bludgeon and kill Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy, for whistling at a white woman; their acquittal and boasting of the atrocity spur the civil rights cause. (60 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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  • The Vote

    The campaign waged by American women for the right to vote results in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history. (60 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    See our full program schedule.

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