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American Experience

Eyes on the Prize

Black college students take a leadership role in the civil rights movement as lunch counter sit-ins spread across the South. "Freedom Riders" also try to desegregate interstate buses, but they are brutally attacked as they travel.

Today | 5:00pm. Learn more



School of the Future

In a new age of information, rapid innovation and globalization, how can we prepare our children to compete? Discover how the new science of learning can help us reimagine the future of education for all children.

Tonight | 6:00pm. Learn more


Now He Belongs
to the Ages

Explore the controversy over the location, its design, construction and reconstruction of Lincoln's tomb. Learn about the counterfeiting gang that tried to steal Lincoln’s remains.

Tonight | 8:00pm.


The Gettysburg Story

This documentary, with amazing cinematography, recounts the pivotal events and intimate stories from the iconic Civil War battle immortalized in Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address."

Tonight | 9:00pm.


American Experience

Death and the Civil War

Chart the political and social changes wrought by the pervasiveness and fear of death during the Civil War. Explore the immense and varied implications of the war’s staggering and unprecedented death toll.

Tonight | 10:00pm. Learn more

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Jim talks with President Jack Thomas, Western Illinois University about enrollment and the Illinois budget impasse and its effect on higher education.

Jamie Horst of CROP walk, the annual fundraiser providing food for those who might otherwise go hungry.

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