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They Call Us Monsters on WXXI-World

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:30pm

They Call Us Monsters  takes viewers behind the walls of the Compound, the facility where Los Angeles houses its most violent juvenile criminals. To their advocates, they're kids. To the system, they're adults.

America Reframed: The Last Season

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 8:00pm

In the forests of Oregon's Cascade Mountains, bustling camps of migrant workers hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom. Here, Kouy Loch, a 46-year-old former platoon leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Freedom Fighters crosses paths with Roger Higgins, a 75-year-old veteran sniper with the U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam.  

Farmer Veteran on WXXI-World

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 8:00pm

To cultivate his healing from post-traumatic stress disorder, an Army combat veteran starts a farm and explores its potential in Farmer/Veteran from Independent Lens.

Last Ring Home

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 8:30pm

The Last Ring Home is the story of Lt Minter Dial and his 1932 Annapolis Naval Academy ring that miraculously made its way home 17 years after he was killed as a POW of the Japanese in WWII.

Return to Normandy

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 8:00pm
Twenty-two World War II veterans are invited on a trip to attend the 70th anniversary celebration of the invasion of D-Day in Normandy, France.

 

D-Day: Over Normandy

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 7:00pm

The documentary OVER NORMANDY D-DAY shows some of the most spectacular scenes of the landing beaches viewers some of the most iconic locations in Normandy from D-Day captured by one of France's top aerial drone camera companies films viewers have ever seen. combined with archival footage from June 6, 1944. The program is narrated by Bill Belichick.

Airs on WXXI-World Monday May 29, 2017 at 7-8pm

Four-Four-Two, F Company at War

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 6:00pm

The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was an infantry regiment in the United States Army comprised of Americans of Japanese ancestry. They fought in Italy and France during World War II against the German Army of Hitler's Third Reich, and a reputation for being a crack infantry unit. Airs Monday May 29, 2017 at 6-6:30pm & 9-9:30pm on WXXI-World

Canine Soldiers: The Militarization of Love

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00pm

Canine Soldiers explores the intimate bond between Military Working Dogs and their handlers-combat soldiers who make life-and-death decisions based on the instincts and behavior of the dogs who lead their patrols.

Hunting In Wartime

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 6:00pm

The program profiles Tlingit veterans from Hoonah, Alaska who saw combat during the Vietnam War.  Airs Friday May 26, 2017 at 6-7pm & 9-10pm on WXXI-World

Paving the Way: The National Park-To-Park Highway Part 1&2

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 8:00pm

Paving The Way details the story of twelve motorists who took a 5,000-mile epic road trip before there were gas stations and fully paved roads. 

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