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American Experience

 

Fued (#3201) – airs 9/10 at 9 p.m. – Discover the real story behind the most famous family conflict in U.S.history – the battle between the Hatfields and McCoys. Much more than a tale of two warring families, the film goes beyond the myth to show the forces that ignited the feud.

 

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Job Centered Learning

Many economist, business owners, and labor leaders have raised alarm about a rising skills gap in the United States between the jobs that are available and those with the skills needed to fill them. Job Centered Learning, a very timely film, takes a critical look at the wide range of career education some high schools are offering as a way of both closing this gap as well as making education more meaningful and relevant for students.

airs 9/16 at 3 a.m

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American Masters

AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.

  • Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey (#2902) – airs 9/9 at 9 p.m. (Repeats 9/15 at midnight) – Discover the life and work of Mexican-American photographer Pedro E. Guerrero, who collaborated with Frank Lloyd Wright and sculptors Alexander Calder and Louise Nevelson. A co-presentation of VOCES and AMERICAN MASTERS.
  • Raul Julia (#3208) – airs 9/13 at 9 p.m. – Discover the life and career of Raul Julia, the charismatic, award-winning actor and humanitarian known for versatile roles on stage and screen, from Shakespearean plays to “The Addams Family.” A co-presentation of VOCES and American Masters.
  • Ted Williams – airs 9/29 at 7 p.m. – Discover the many sides of baseball great Ted Williams, including his complex relationships with his family, press and fans and his feelings about his Mexican-American background. Features Bob Costas, Wade Boggs, Roger Angell and Joey Votto.

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Sight: The Story of Vision

This one-hour documentary weave the tale of the journey of humanity that discovered the science, technology and medicine, which allows us to understand how sight works, cure diseases of the eye and correct vision.

airs 9/11 at 9 a.m.

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