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July 2017

We hope you will enjoy these outstanding shows and all of our programming for July.

 
Featured Program

Celebrate our Veterans

This month we invite to join us as we pay tribute to American veterans with these outstanding programs and a special event—The Wall That Heals exhibit held on July 27–30 at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities campus in Moline.

 

American War
Stories: Vietnam

Sunday, July 16 at 7:00pm.

They Were
Our Fathers

Thursday, July 20 at 10:00pm.

On Two Fronts:
Latinos & Vietnam

Thursday, July 27 at 9:00pm.

Debt of Honor:
Disabled Veterans

Sunday, July 30 at 10:00pm.

Last Days
in Vietnam

Thursday, July 20 at 8:00pm.

American Experience:
My Lai

Sunday, July 23 at 8:00pm.

Escape from
Firebase Kate

Sunday, July 23 at 10:00pm.

Search for Home:
Coming Back from War

Sunday, July 30 at 10:30pm.

 
 
 
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In Their Own Words

Muhammad Ali

Follow Ali's rise from the Columbia Gym in Louisville to international fame, as he transcended his great athletic achievements to become one of the most influential Americans of his time: how this once polarizing figure ultimately became a beloved and honored national hero. Learn more

Thursday, July 13 at 10:00pm.

 

NOVA

Making North America

This unprecedented, 3-part series presents a bold and sweeping biography of our homeland. How was it built? How did life evolve? How did the landscape shape us? Host Kirk Johnson embarks on an epic road trip to uncover the clues just beneath our feet. Watch now

Sunday July 23 & 30 at 7:00pm.

 
 
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Nature Returns
to Emiquon

Mother Nature has converted what was once thousands of acres of row crops into a mosaic of natural habitats that is home to birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles. Seeds that were dormant for 80 years have sprung to life by just adding water. Life, as it was for millennia, has returned to Emiquon Preserve in Fulton County. Explore more

Tuesday, July 4 at 7:00pm.

 

Song Stage

Season 2

The half-hour series is based on an American Idol-style format and features independent songwriters and performers from across the state. Each artist competes to create the best original song, and viewers choose the winner.

Saturdays in July at 8:30pm.

 
 
Featured Program

Statue of Liberty

For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and refuge for generations of immigrants. In this lyrical, compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America's premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself.

Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters and newspapers of the day, the fascinating story of this universally admired monument is told. Learn more

Sunday, July 2 at 8:00pm.

 
 

Don't miss these great shows

Featured Program The Whitney Reynolds Show The Cities

Weeknights at 6:30pm.

 

Sundays at 4:30pm.
Thursdays at 7:30pm.

 

Sundays at 4:00pm.
Thursdays at 7:00pm.