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July Highlights

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Coming Back with Wes Moore

This special encore documentary presentation tells the story of Wes Moore's search for answers to some of the most difficult questions related to returning from war. Moore's journey takes him into the personal lives of different soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate back into society, establish new identities, and—for many—find a new mission.

Wednesday, July 8, 15 and 22 at 8:00pm. Learn more

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Nature: My Bionic Pet

The animals of the world may increasingly need our help with big issues like preserving habitat. But sometimes individual animals need our help as well. Left disabled by disease, accident or cruelty, amazing prosthetics provide just the help they need.

Thursday, July 2 at 7:00pm.

Warriors Return

Navajo veterans of beautiful Canyon de Chelly, Arizona have served as Code Talkers in WWI, Army Rangers in Vietnam and most recently in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. However, their dedication and courage in battle has not protected them from the formidable challenges facing them when they return.

Wednesday, July 29 at 8:00pm.

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American Experience:
Henry Ford

His car transformed the lives of millions, and redrew the grid of the United States and much of the world and laid the foundation for the creation of the American middle class. Forward thinking and backward-looking, innovative and close-minded, generous and mean-spirited, this biography draws on a rich archival record.

Monday, July 13 at 9:00pm.

Frontline: Growing Up Trans

Caityn Jenner and many others are making headlines in a world of continual change and acceptance of transgender individuals. Its perhaps very difficult to imagine the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. Through moving, personal stories of children, parents and doctors, the program examines new medical interventions increasingly offered at younger ages.

Wednesday, July 8 at 10:00pm.

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NOVA: Why Sharks Attack

In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks have gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in 10 months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing off the beaches of Cape Cod. What's behind the mysterious arrival of this apex predator in an area where they've rarely been seen for hundreds of years?

Sunday, July 26 at 7:00 pm. View upcoming NOVA episodes.
NOVA airs most Sundays at 7:00pm with an encore performance on Thursdays at 11:00pm.