Fri, 07/05/2013 - 6:00pm

The story behind Francis Scott Key's "The Star-Spangled Banner," the song famously penned after the relentless bombardment by the British of Fort McHenry during The War of 1812.


The Statue of Liberty

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 8:00pm

Revisit Ken Burns's history of the Statue of Liberty and what she represents to all Americans. 


Intelligence Squared US: "Is Cutting the Pentagon's Budget a Gift to Our Enemies?"

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 9:00pm

Could this be a rare opportunity to overhaul the armed forces, or will the impact damage military readiness and endanger national security?


NOVA: Manhunt - Boston Bombers

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 9:00pm

Follow the manhunt, step-by-step, for the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. 


FRONTLINE: Cliffhanger

Tue, 02/12/2013 - 10:30pm

Investigate Washington’s failure to solve the country’s debt and deficit problems. 


FRONTLINE: The Untouchables

Tue, 01/22/2013 - 10:00pm

Learn why Wall Street leaders connected to America’s financial meltdown have escaped prosecution. 


The 2012 New York State Electoral College

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 12:00pm

What is the Electorial College and how does it work? Tune in to learn what it does and why it matters.


Debates from Around the Country

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 11:00am

WXXI World is proud to present a MARATHON of Senatorial and Congressional debates from around the country.


National Salute to Veterans

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 8:00pm

Pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of our 22 million American veterans with Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise.


Election Night Coverage

Tue, 11/06/2012 - 8:00pm

Tune in for live coverage of national election results while WXXI News offers updates on local races.

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