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Antiques Roadshow

Vintage New York

Uncover how appraisals from 15 years ago have changed. Highlights include an Emile Galle faience cat circa 1890, a 1968 Robert F. Kennedy letter, and a Philadelphia candle stand, ca. 1765. Which find doubled in value?

Tonight | 6:00pm. Learn more



Making North America: Origins

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. Learn more


Long Road Home

This program explores the impact of wartime Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), offering compelling stories of military veterans of Vietnam, Korea and World War II still coming to terms with the emotional wounds of war.

Tonight | 8:00pm.


Jim Thorpe

World's Greatest Athlete

Chronicles the sports superstar's remarkable life (1887–1953), from his boyhood in Oklahoma and his gold-medal wins at the 1912 Summer Olympics to his subsequent fall from grace and later, his advocacy of American Indian rights and self-sufficiency.

Tonight | 9:00pm.

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Jim talks with Iowa Democratic Party Chairperson Dr. Andy McGuire about the Democratic convention. Next Karin Ciaccio with the Mary Little Deere-Fort Armstrong chapter of the National Society of the Daughters. Plus Todd DeDecker of the Bishop Hill Heritage Association.

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