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Month: May 2014

THE BEE GEES: ONE NIGHT ONLY Classic Concert on KTWU

THE BEE GEES: ONE NIGHT ONLY features the group’s 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. One of the very few Bee Gees performances ever filmed, the music special showcases many of their greatest disco and pop hits, including “How Deep Is Your Love,” “To Love Somebody,” “Massachusetts,” “You Should Be Dancing/Alone,” and many more.  BEE GEES ONE NIGHT ONLY airs on Friday, May 30, 8 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT 2014 on KTWU

PBS unites the nation with an evening that has become an American tradition. This multi award-winning program, featuring an all-star line-up in performance with the National Symphony Orchestra, honors the service and sacrifice of the men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for this country. NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT 2014 airs on Sunday, May 25, 8:30 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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There was no liberation for those at DEATH CAMP TREBLINKA

The extermination camp of Treblinka was created by the Nazis to eliminate the huge captive Jewish population in occupied Poland and beyond. In a frenzy of mass murder lasting less than two years as many as 900,000 Jewish men women and children, including the inhabitants of the Warsaw ghetto, were murdered in this tiny camp hidden deep in the woods. No one liberated Treblinka – to be a survivor you had to fight your way out. In august 1943 a few hundred slave laborers did so, and today only two witnesses remain: Samuel Willenberg and Kalman Taigman. Willenberg became a hero of the 1944 Warsaw uprising, while Taigman was a witness in the trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the major architects of the Final Solution. DEATH CAMP TREBLINKA airs on Wednesday, May 21, at 9 PM on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1. Under guard, Jewish men, women, and children board trains during deportation from Siedlce to the Treblinka extermination camp. Siedlce, Poland, August 1942...

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