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American Experience | My Lai

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Watch Friday May 1, 2015 at 9pm on WORLD | Examine the My Lai massacre, its cover-up and efforts of soldiers who broke rank to halt atrocities.

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American Experience | Last Days in Vietnam

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Watch Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9pm | Watch unlikely heroes attempt to save as many South Vietnamese as possible at the Vietnam War's end.

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American Experience | The Forgotten Plague

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Watch Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 9pm | Learn more about tuberculosis, the deadliest killer in human history.

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American Experience | The Big Burn

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Watch Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9pm | Learn the story of a wildfire that devoured more than three million acres in the Rockies in 1910.

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American Experience | Edison

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Watch Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9pm | Examine the life of the man who would be remembered as the genius who created the modern world.

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American Experience | 1964

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Watch Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2pm | Follow prominent and ordinary Americans whose actions began to turn the country onto a new course.

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American Experience | Klansville, USA

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Watch Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9pm | Investigate the reasons North Carolina became home to the largest Klan organization in the country.

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American Experience | Ripley: Believe It or Not

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Watch Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 9pm | Witness the emergence of LeRoy Robert Ripley's razzle-dazzle entertainment empire and meet the man at the center of it all.

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American Experience | Cold War Road Show

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Watch Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9pm | Revisit Nikita Khrushchev’s historic 1959 visit to America at the height of the Cold War.

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American Experience | Mount Rushmore

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Watch Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 8pm | Learn Mount Rushmore’s story, which is as bizarre and wonderful as the monument itself.

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American Experience | Freedom Summer

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Watch Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 9pm on WMHT & Monday, June 30, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | Relive 1964's Freedom Summer and the dramatic struggle for equality in Mississippi.

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American Experience | Freedom Riders

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Watch Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 9pm & Monday, June 23, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | Find inspiration in the story of a courageous band of young civil-rights activists who journeyed through the Deep South in 1961.

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American Experience | Grand Coulee Dam

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Watch Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:30pm | Learn how tension between technological success and environmental impact hangs over Grand Coulee.

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American Experience | Triangle Fire

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Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8pm | Learn how a tragic factory fire led to workplace safety laws.

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American Experience | The Rise and Fall of Penn Station

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Watch Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 4:30pm | Trace the brief life of New York’s Penn Station, whose destruction spurred landmarks preservation.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

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