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Pictured: program title graphic The Concert to Face Addiction
In October of 2015, tens of thousands of people came to Washington DC for an incredible night of music dedicated to raise awareness for a top health crisis, addiction. Musicians, politicians, athletes, authors and journalists joined together in support of the 45 million Americans and their families impacted by addiction and recovery. Features performances by Joe Walsh, Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow, Jonathan Butler and Jason Isbell, with special appearances by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr.
Tuesday, September 27 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: program title graphic The Contenders – 16 for ’16
“Romney/Dukakis - The Technocrats”

View the twists of fate and surprising mistakes in 16 of the most compelling and tumultuous presidential campaigns in modern history in this 8-part series. This week, learn why successful governors of Massachusetts, Democrat Dukakis and Republican Romney, both competent contenders, were unprepared to combat the portraits their opponents painted of them and were unable to define themselves to the public.
Tuesday, September 27 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 9/28 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Program title graphic with silhouettes of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Frontline
“The Choice 2016”

Go behind the headlines generated by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two of the most polarizing candidates in modern history, to investigate what has shaped them, where they came from, how they lead and why they want to be president.
Tuesday, September 27 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 9/30 at 1 pm ET


Pictured: program title graphic Deep City: The Birth of the Miami Sound
Learn how two musical geniuses created the first black-owned record label in Florida. Explore the early days of 1960s soul music in Miami, the pioneers of that era and their lasting contributions to the broader American musical landscape.
Wednesday, September 28 at 2 pm ET

Pictured: Peter Kiap dressed for the Sing Sing. A ceremony in which he must dress in his traditional costume, made up of feathers from Birds of Paradise. Forces of Nature

The forces of nature have kept Earth on the move since it was formed billions of years ago. Though we can’t feel the motion, we experience the consequences – from tidal bores surging through the Amazon rainforest to the ruinous power of hurricanes. In part 3 of 4, Earth is painted in stunning colors. By understanding how these colors are created and the energy they carry, we can learn the secret language of the planet.
Wednesday, September 28 at 8 pm ET

Pictured: Artist Gary Staab and Dr. Albert Zink inspect a replica of Otzi-the Iceman Mummy for NOVA special NOVA
“Iceman Reborn”

Murdered more than 5,000 years ago, Otzi the Iceman is the oldest human mummy on Earth. Now, newly discovered evidence sheds light not only on this mysterious ancient man, but on the dawn of civilization in Europe.
Wednesday, September 28 at 9 pm ET
Repeats 9/29 at Noon ET

Pictured: Tiger in the forest. India - Nature’s Wonderland
“Part 2”

Join wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin, actor Freida Pinto and mountaineer Jon Gupta to explore India’s natural wonders. In part 2, continue exploring India and meet a man who spent 30 years planting his own rainforest. On the way, encounter demoiselle cranes, tahr goats, one-horned rhinos, the tiny pika and lion-tailed macaques. Witness the mass hatching of olive ridley turtles.
Wednesday, September 28 at 10 pm ET
Repeats 9/29 at 1 pm ET

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Millions of dollars are hanging in the balance in a legal battle between local governments and big business over the "Dark Store" taxation theory in Michigan. This new documentary by NMU Professor Dwight Brady and journalism students explores the issues.
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2015-16 Season Games Now Available
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