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Airdate: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

In a continuing broadcast collaboration with AOL, PBS premieres a series of six new one-hour MAKERS: Women Who Make America documentaries. The series premieres Tuesday, September 30 and continues through November 4 with the stories of women in six spheres of influence—comedy, Hollywood, space, business, politics, and war.

Airdate: 
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, a new seven-part, 14-hour documentary by Ken Burns, will air for seven consecutive nights beginning Sunday, September 14,  at 8:00 p.m. The film weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative. 

Airdate: 
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 8:00pm

Measles. Mumps. Whooping cough. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Across America and around the globe, children are getting sick and dying from preventable diseases — in part, because some parents are choosing to skip their children’s shots. How and why do vaccines work?   The award -‐‐ winning science series NOVA helps viewers find the answers they need.

Airdate: 
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 7:00pm

Ian Fleming’s James Bond uses high-tech weapons and gadgets on his mission to protect Queen and country in his top-secret world of spies.  But what is the real British Secret Service like? Secrets of her Majesty’s Secret Service, coming to KUED Sunday, August 31 at 7:00 pm, delves into the details of some of the world’s most calculated and delicately executed operations and goes inside the government agency responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas. 

Airdate: 
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:00pm

Her celebrated photograph  “Migrant Mother” is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to represent the suffering of America’s Great Depression. Yet, few know the story, struggles, and profound body of work of the woman who created the portrait: Dorothea Lange.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:00pm

Veterinarian Mark Evans uses technology to tackle three deadly predators: the great white shark, the Nile crocodile, and the polar bear. When these animals attack humans, both sides lose.

As more people are killed or maimed, more animals are killed in retaliation. Evans wants to find ways to break this circle of violence and protect both humans and animals. Operation Maneater, airing Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m. on KUED beginning August 27, follows him as he tries out ingenious high-tech solutions to the most hostile wildlife conflicts on Earth.

Airdate: 
Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 8:00pm

Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean), Zoe Boyle (Downton Abbey), and Catherine Steadman (Mansfield Park) team up for an addicting new series with astounding suspense, supreme satire, and smart ‘60s style on Breathless, airing in three parts on Masterpiece Mystery! Sundays, August 24 - September 7, at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:00pm

See the story of a group of young, determined, and courageous women during World War II who broke through barriers and shattered stereotypes as the first women pilots to ever fly for the United States military, but were denied military status. We Served, Too: The Story of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots premieres on KUED Tuesday, August 19 at 8:00 p.m.

Airdate: 
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 7:00pm

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