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A Nation of Hypocrites

Oct 04, 2011 in Web News

Gangsters make huge profits and wreak havoc in cities across the country. By the late 1920s, many Americans believe that Prohibition — the “Noble Experiment” — has failed. After the election of FDR in 1932, Prohibition is repealed. (Part 3 of 3)Tonight aT 7PM.

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PROHIBITION: A Nation of Scofflaws

Oct 03, 2011 in Web News

In 1920, Prohibition goes into effect and millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight. Drys had hoped Prohibition would make the country a safer place, but the law has many victims. (Part 2 of 3) Tonight at 8pm.

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Prohibition Premiers

Oct 02, 2011 in Web News

In the mid-1800s, alcohol abuse is wreaking havoc on American families, and new groups — the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union and the Anti-Saloon League — form to push for Prohibition. (Part 1 of 3)

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House Goes Jazz

Sep 30, 2011 in Web News

Tonight at 8pm, British actor Hugh Laurie ("House") performs New Orleans blues and jazz with Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas, as well as fellow countryman Tom Jones.

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The Last One

Sep 29, 2011 in Web News

Tonight at 9pm, "The Last One," is a look at the fading moonshine business through the eyes of an Appalachian moonshiner.

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Magic in the Air

Sep 28, 2011 in Web News

Tonight at 7pm, Nature has high-definition, high-speed footage of hummingbirds in the wild helps viewers to understand the world of hummingbirds as never before.

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Special Prohibition News

Sep 28, 2011 in Web News

Tonight at 10:30pm, on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," Ken Burns will talk about his new documentary "Prohibition."

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Season Premiere of Antiques Roadshow

Sep 26, 2011 in Web News

Tonight at 7pm, Antiques Roadshow has a 1920 Arts & Crafts desk and lamp; a rare circa 1960 Gibson Double 12 Electric Guitar; and a set of four Chinese carved jade objects that garner the highest-value appraisal in ROADSHOW history.

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Weekend Programming

Sep 24, 2011 in Web News

Saturday at 10pm, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS brings it home with Texan songwriters Lyle Lovett and Bob Schneider. Sunday at 8pm, Lewis and Hathaway suspect foul play in two deaths and must uncover the facts before another death occurs.

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Great Performances: Placido Domingo

Sep 23, 2011 in Web News

Tonight at 8pm, Placido Domingo, one of the most popular and celebrated tenors of his generation, looks back and reflects on his favorite roles in opera houses around the world.

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