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POV

POV "After Tiller"

Tonight at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
This is a probing portrait of the four doctors in the United States still openly performing third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas – and in the face of intense protest from abortion opponents. It is also an examination of the desperate reasons women seek late abortions. Pictured: Dr. Robinson listening to a patient.
Chattahoochee Unplugged

Chattahoochee Unplugged

Tonight at 9:30pm on Channel 12.1
This film follows the restoration a 2.5 mile stretch of the Chattahoochee, one of the largest rivers in the Southeast, to its natural state – and at the same time creating a thrill ride for kayakers and rafters who can enjoy the world’s the longest urban whitewater run through the heart of downtown Columbus, Georgia and neighboring Phenix City, Alabama.
Masterpiece Mystery!

Masterpiece Mystery! "Death Comes to Pemberley, Part 2"

Monday, November 24 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
In the concluding episode, Wickham goes on trial for his life and Darcy begins to buckle under the burden of his honor, his defense of Wickham, and the security of his ancestral home. It's now up to Elizabeth to root out the darkest truth at Pemberley. Pictured: Matthew Rhys as Darcy.
Ultimate Restorations

Ultimate Restorations "Badger #2: The Last Remaining Fish Car"

Tuesday, November 25 at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
From the 1870’s to the 1920’s, bringing fingerling fish from the East Coast to stock Midwest lakes as a food source was big business. Railroad cars known as “fish cars” contained water tanks as well as elegant Victorian accommodations for the crew. After years of reverse engineering & restoration challenges, Wisconsin’s Badger #2, is now back on track.
FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE "Firestone and the Warlord"

Wednesday, November 26 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor (pictured). Based on the inside accounts of Americans who ran the company’s Liberia rubber plantation, and diplomatic cables and court documents, the investigation reveals how Firestone conducted business during the brutal Liberian civil war.
American Experience

American Experience "Cold War Roadshow"

Wednesday, November 26 at 8:30pm on Channel 12.1
For 12 days in September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev traveled the United States from coast to coast, creating a media circus as hundreds of reporters followed his every move. Americans were fascinated by the communist leader and the trip served to ease Cold War tensions – if only for a short time.
Songs to Keep: Treasures of an Adirondack Folk Collector

Songs to Keep: Treasures of an Adirondack Folk Collector

Thursday, November 27 at 6:00pm on Channel 12.1
Song collector Marjorie Lansing Porter dedicated her life to preserving the rare folk songs of the Adirondacks. This Emmy-winning special opens a musical time capsule from a hundred years ago as contemporary folk musicians perform these traditional tunes. Pictured: The Bacon Brothers, Kevin and Michael, perform "My Adirondack Home."
David Bromberg Unsung Treasure

David Bromberg Unsung Treasure

Thursday, November 27 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
UNSUNG TREASURE chronicles the life of enigmatic musical figure David Bromberg. It takes an in-depth look at this groundbreaking, genre-bending guitarist, documents his rise to fame, his collaborations with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia and Neil Young, and his influence on a generation of musicians.
NOVA

NOVA "Bigger Than T.rex"

Thursday, November 27 at 8:00pm on Channel 12.1
Almost a century ago, paleontologists found fossil bones from a dinosaur that was bigger than Tyrannosaurus rex. But the Spinosaurus fossils were destroyed in a WWII bombing raid. Now, the discovery of new bones in Morocco is reopening the investigation into this epic beast – a 53-foot-long behemoth with a huge dorsal sail, scimitar-like claws and superjaws.
Dive! Living Off America's Waste

Dive! Living Off America's Waste

Thursday, November 27 at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
Equal parts entertainment, guerrilla journalism and call to action, the multi-award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles’ supermarkets to highlight our country's careless habit of sending edible food straight to landfills.
Xmas Without China

Xmas Without China

Thursday, November 27 at 10:00pm on Channel 12.1
Pride and mischief inspire Chinese immigrant Tom Xia to challenge his American neighbors to survive the Christmas season without any Chinese products. Fed up with toy and food recalls, the Jones family down the street eagerly accept the consumer mission-impossible and are drawn into a surprising intercultural exchange with the Xia family.

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