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September 2017 Program Highlights:

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:00pm

(Rochester, NY) The Vietnam War, the 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. An immersive 360-degree narrative, features testimony from nearly 80 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 1:00pm

(Rochester, NY) - Join Marianne Carberry and Julia Figueras for the 60th annual celebration of music and the arts Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Classical 91.5 as they broadcast live from the Clothesline Arts Festival at the Memorial Art Gallery.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – A growing number of colleges and universities in the eastern United States are confronting their historic ties to the slave trade. Profits from slavery and related industries helped build some of the most prestigious schools in New England. In many southern states, enslaved people built and maintained college campuses.



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