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Upcoming:

Freedom Riders
Saturday, April 1, 2023, 8/7c

Freedom Summer
Saturday, April 8, 2023, 8/7c

The Murder of Emmett Till
Saturday, April 15, 2023, 8/7c

Zoot Suit Riots
Saturday, April 15, 2023, 9/8c

Voice of Freedom
Saturday, April 22, 2023, 8/7c

The American Diplomat
Saturday, April 29, 2023, 8/7c

The Codebreaker
Saturday, April 29, 2023, 9/8c

Recently aired: 

Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming a Space
Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 9/8c

Riveted: The History of Jeans
Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 9/8c

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard
Saturday, January 7, 2023, 8/7c

The Lie Detector
Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 9/8c

The Man Who Tried to Feed the World
Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 10/9c

Test Tube Babies
Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10/9c

The Polio Crusade
Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 10/9c

Taken Hostage
Part 1, Monday, November 14, 2022, 9/8c
Part 2, Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 9/8c

The American Diplomat
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 9/8c

The Codebreaker
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 10/9c

The Big Burn
Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 10/9c

Surviving the Dust Bowl
Wedesday, August 31, 2022, 10/9c

Fatal Flood
Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 10/9c

The Murder of Emmett Till
Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 9/8c

Plague at the Golden Gate
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 9/8c

Flood in the Desert
Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 9/8c

The Great Famine
Saturday, April 2, 2022, 8/7c
Broadcast on the WORLD Channel

Zoot Suit Riots
Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 9/8c

The American Diplomat
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 9/8c

Riveted: The History of Jeans
Monday, February 7, 2022, 9/8c

Roberto Clemente
Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 9/8c

Voice of Freedom
Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 9/8c

The Codebreaker
Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 9/8c

Citizen Hearst
Part 1, Monday, September 27, 2021, 9/8c
Part 2, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 9/8c

Sandra Day O'Connor: The First
Monday, September 13, 2021, 9/8c

The Big Burn
Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 9/8c

Jesse Owens
Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 9/8c
Saturday, August 7, 2021, 9/8c
Broadcast on the WORLD Channel

The Fight
Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10/9c
Saturday, August 7, 2021, 8/7c
Broadcast on the WORLD Channel

Mr. Tornado
Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 9/8c

The Polio Crusade
Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 9/8c

Billy Graham
Monday, May 17, 2021, 9/8c

American Oz
Monday, April 19, 2021, 9/8c

Ruby Ridge
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 9/8c

Eyes on the Prize
Sunday, April 4, 2021, 9/8c
Broadcast on the WORLD Channel

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 9/8c

Goin' Back To T-Town
Monday, February 8, 2021, 9/8c

Voice of Freedom
Monday, February 15, 2021, 9/8c

The Codebreaker
Monday, January 11, 2021, 9/8c

The Pilgrims
Thursday, November 19, 2020, 9/8c (check your local listing)

Freedom Summer
Saturday, October 24, 2020, 8/7c (check your local listing)

Freedom Riders
Saturday, October 10, 2020, 8/7c (check your local listing)

The Murder of Emmett Till
Saturday, October 3, 2020, 8/7c (check your local listing)

The Vote
Part 1, Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 8/7c
Part 2, Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 8/7c
Part 3, Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 8/7c
Part 4, Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 8/7c

Reagan
Part 1, Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 8/7c
Part 2, Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 8/7c

Clinton
Part 1, Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 8/7c
Part 2, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 8/7c

The Vote
Part 1, Monday, July 6, 2020, 9/8c
Part 2, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 9/8c

Stonewall Uprising
Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 9/8c

Mr. Tornado
Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 9/8c

George W. Bush
Part 1, Monday, May 4, 2020, 9/8c
Part 2, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 9/8c

The Chinese Exclusion Act
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Man Who Tried To Feed The World
Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 8/7c

Test Tube Babies
Monday, April 6, 2020

Polio Crusade
Tuesday, March 31, 2020,  9/8c

The Fight
Tuesday, February 11, 2020,  9/8c

Ruby Ridge
Tuesday, February 4, 2020,  9/8c

The Poison Squad
Tuesday, January 28, 2020,  9/8c

McCarthy
Monday, January 6, 2020,  9/8c

2019

Jubilee Singers
Tuesday, November 19, 2019,  9/8c

The Race Underground
Tuesday, November 12, 2019,  9/8c

The Feud
Tuesday, September 10, 2019,  9/8c

The Mine Wars
Tuesday, September 3, 2019,  8/7c

Woodstock
Tuesday, August 6, 2019,  9/8c

Chasing the Moon
Part 1, Monday, July 8, 9/8c
Part 2, Tuesday, July 9, 9/8c
Part 3, Wednesday, July 10, 9/8c

Space Men
Tuesday, July 9, 8/7c

Stonewall Uprising
Tuesday, June 11, 9/8c

Rachel Carson
Tuesday, May 28, 8/7c

Emma Goldman
Tuesday, May 21, 9/8c

Annie Oakley
Tuesday, May 14, 9/8c

Amelia Earhart
Tuesday, May 7, 9/8c

Chasing the Moon Preview
Friday, April 12, 10:30/9:30c

Roads to Memphis
Tuesday, February 26, 9/8c

Sealab
Tuesday, February 12, 9/8c

The Greely Expedition
Tuesday, February 5, 9/8c

Surviving the Dust Bowl
Tuesday, January 29, 9/8c

The Big Burn
Tuesday, January 22, 9/8c

The Swamp
Tuesday, January 15, 9/8c

2018

Tesla
Wednesday, December 26, 10/9c

George H.W. Bush
Tuesday, December 4, 8/7c

The Eugenics Crusade
Tuesday, October 16, 9/8c

The Circus: Part Two
Tuesday, October 9, 9/8c

The Circus: Part One
Monday, October 8, 9/8c

The Great War: Part Three
Tuesday, July 3, 9/8c

The Great War: Part Two
Tuesday, June 26, 9/8c

The Great War: Part One
Tuesday, June 19, 9/8c

Summer of Love
Tuesday, June 12, 9/8c

The Chinese Exclusion Act
Tuesday, May 29, 8/7c

The Island Murder
Tuesday, April 17, 9/8c

The Perfect Crime
Tuesday, April 10, 9/8c

Roads to Memphis
Tuesday, April 3, 8/7c

The Bombing of Wall Street
Tuesday, February 13, 9/8c

The Gilded Age
Tuesday, February 6, 9/8c

Triangle Fire
Tuesday, January 30, 9/8c

Influenza 1918
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 

Into the Amazon
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 

The Secret of Tuxedo Park
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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