Monday, 23 June 2014 19:08

Emperor Hirohito

Friday, August 8 at 9:30 p.m.

At the end of World War II, Japan was under American control.  The trial for war crimes of Emperor Hirohito was widely anticipated, but it never took place.  This film sets out to explore why and to ask whether the Emperor escaped his responsibility. 

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Monday, 23 June 2014 19:04

Italy's Bloodiest Mafia

Tuesday, July 29 at 9 p.m.

The Camorra, the Naples mafia, is Italy's bloodiest organization crime syndicate.  It has killed thousands and despite suffering many setbacks is as strong as ever.  It is into drug trafficking, racketeering, business, politics, toxic waste and even the garbage disposal industry.  Talking to Camorra insiders who have never spoken to the media before, and drawing on interviews with Camorra victims who are fighting back, investigate Italy's deadliest mafia to learn how it has survived so long in a country at the heart of Europe, and what it will take to defeat it. 

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Monday, 23 June 2014 18:58

Make Me

Mondays at 9 p.m., beginning July 28 

Michael has an IQ of 135.  We're told there are lots of ways we can increase our intelligence - from drugs, to the things we eat and the music we listen to.  Can Michael boost his score by 12 points in order to secure a place in Mensa, the society for bright people? 

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Monday, 23 June 2014 18:49

Masterpiece Mystery: The Escape Artist

Sunday, July 27 at 9 p.m.

David Tennant ("Doctor Who") stars as a brilliant defense lawyer with a storybook family and a potent nickname, "The Escape Artist," for his ability to spring the obviously guilty.  Then he gets a trial that changes his life forever.  This gripping legal thriller is complete with a hero's rival, along with a courtroom full of ambitious  attorneys and one very unnerving defendant. 

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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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