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Making North America: Origins

The epic 3-billion-year story of how our continent came to be. From palm trees that once flourished in Alaska to huge eruptions that nearly tore the Midwest in two, discover how forces of almost unimaginable power gave birth to North America.

Tonight | 7:00pm. Explore more

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Last Days in Vietnam

During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, North Vietnamese forces closed in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, an unlikely group of heroes took matters into their own hands.

Tonight | 8:00pm. Learn more

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Escape from
Firebase Kate

The compelling story of 26 US soldiers who were forced to abandon Firebase Kate and escape through a jungle full of thousands of NVA soldiers during the Vietnam War in 1969.

Tonight | 10:00pm.

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They Were Our Fathers

More than 20,000 American children lost their fathers in Vietnam. They Were Our Fathers shares the stories of these Gold Star sons and daughters as they honor their dads on Father's Day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Tonight | 11:00pm. Explore more

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Mr. Scott Vibrant Neighborhoods WQPT KIDS

There's much to explore just outside your own front door. Mr. Scott offers many suggestions for you and your family.

 

Vibrant Neighborhoods explores the impact and value of immigrant communities here in our region.

 

WQPT KIDS—watch online, play games, see our programs, great downloads and so much more.

 
 
BBC World News The Whitney Reynolds Show The Cities

BBC World News goes beyond the headlines to provide context & analysis.

Weeknights at 6:30pm.

 

Whitney Reynolds' passion for people creates an engaging program.

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

 

Find out what's happening in The Cities with host Jim Mertens.

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

 
 

Recently on The Cities

The Illinois budget passed. What happens next? Jim talks with Illinois Representatives Mike Halpin (D) and Tony McCombie (R).

Kristy Ketcham Jackson Executive Director of Birdies for Charity discusses the annual fundraising event.

Learn more about The Cities

 
 

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