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American Experience | Walt Disney

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Watch Sunday, September 20, 2015 at noon on WMHT TV | See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy.

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American Experience | Blackout

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Watch Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9pm | A look at what happened in New York City the night the lights went out in summer 1977.

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American Experience | The Abolitionists

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Watch Tuesdays, July 7-14 at 8pm | The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the epic struggles of the men and women who fought to end slavery.

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American Experience | Mount Rushmore

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Watch Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8pm | Learn Mount Rushmore’s story, which is as bizarre and wonderful as the monument itself.

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Henry Ford | American Experience

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Watch Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 3pm on WMHT TV. | Watch a profile of the farm boy who became the 20th century’s most influential American innovator.

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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, April 26, 2016 at 8pm | 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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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

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