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Month: October 2016

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Revisits Korean War Battle

Revisit this pivotal 1950 Korean War battle through the eyewitness accounts of participants. A harrowing story of bloody combat and heroic survival in the first major military clash of the Cold War. Pictured: Men of a U.S. Marine mortar squad rest at the side of a snowy road during their withdrawal from the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. (Dec. 8th, 1950).  THE BATTLE OF CHOSIN on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Tuesday, November 1, 8 PM, on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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Broadway HAMILTON Documentary Friday on KTWU

Hamilton’s America, the documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton – winner of 11 Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize – explodes onto Great Performances, Friday, October 21 at 8 p.m. on KTWU/PBS, Digital Channel 11.1, as the season premiere of the PBS Arts Fall Festival. The story of Alexander Hamilton is most remembered for its dramatic conclusion, which saw Hamilton killed in a duel by Vice President Aaron Burr. But the full story of this political genius – a poor immigrant who built himself up from nothing to become one of the nation’s most vital architects – has largely been forgotten by history…until now. Today, Hamilton’s fan club is vocal and growing, thanks, in no small measure, to Tony®, Grammy®, and Emmy®-winning composer and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s revolutionary musical. With its young cast claiming America’s history as its own, Hamilton is redefining how audiences learn about...

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