Tuesday, 19 August 2014 19:09

The Boomer List: American Masters

Tuesday, September 23 at 9 p.m.

Take a comprehensive look at 19 iconic baby boomers - one born each year of the boom, 1946-1964.  In intimate interviews by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the film's subjects illuminate the important movements and changes that shaped the world during the baby boom years.  Topics include the environment, arts and entertainment, science, civil, LGBT and women's rights, law, politics, public service, sports, the military and technology. 

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Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.

Three guests know almost nothing about their father's past.  Stephen King's father walked out on the family when Stephen was two-years-old and never returned; Courtney Vance's father was a foster child and never knew who his biological parents were - after his suicide, Courtney wants to learn more about his roots; and Gloria Reuben's father was 78-years-old when she was born - he died when she was young, taking the secret of his ancestry with him.  Henry Louis Gates solves the mystery of their paternal ancestry and introduces them to relatives they never knew they had. 

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Tuesday, 19 August 2014 19:03

Children of 9/11

Monday, September 22 at 9 p.m.

When the planes hit the twin towers on the morning of September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 children lost at least one parent.  They watched as the tragedy and its aftermath played out around the world.  This documentary, made 10 years after the tragic event, tells the story of 11 of these children and conveys their powerful, haunting and unforgettable experiences. 

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Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m.

While staying at a lavish tropical island hotel, Miss Marple investigates the sudden death of a fellow guest.  She and a curmudgeonly business tycoon unravel a web of deceit, murder and "dark magic," leaving Miss Marple to consider every one of the hotel's guests as a suspect. 

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As the summer peaks in Western New York, the Erie County Fair becomes the talk of the town. For 12 days every August, the fairgrounds in Hamburg draw over a million visitors to their exhibition halls, animal barns, commercial displays, midway and entertainment arenas.

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