Two-and-a-half years after the U.S. pulled out of Iraq — a conflict that is projected to cost America more than $2 trillion dollars — Iraq is once again in crisis, with Islamic extremists gaining ground, civil war hanging in the balance, and the Obama administration being pulled back towards the conflict.
What went wrong? How did we get here? And what happens now?
FRONTLINE: Losing Iraq, a special 90-minute report on the war we left behind, airs Tuesday, July 29 at 9:00 p.m. on KUED.
History Detectives Special Investigations (HDSI) offers a fresh perspective on the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. Veteran detectives Tukufu Zuberi and Wes Cowan join forces with new host Kaiama Glover to investigate this iconic mystery from America’s past. Join the cast of HDSI and KUED on July 22 at 8:00 pm for History Detectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? airs Tuesday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.
Al Capone — the quintessential self-made American man, ruthless killer or both? Just his name sparks images of pin-striped suits and bloody violence. To this day, Americans are fascinated by the gangster. The question is why? Al Capone: Icon airs on KUED Tuesday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Hear extraordinary stories of the bonds between humans and their animal companions, including an orphaned baby elephant, an orangutan raised as a human child, a rhinoceros raised in suburbia, and a harbor seal that entered the human world but remained wild at heart. My Wild Affair, coming to KUED on Wednesday nights beginning July 16, tells the touching and true stories of rescued animals, and the people who rescued them.
The Elephant Who Found A Mom: Wednesday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m.
School segregation is making a comeback, sixty years after the Supreme Court declared separate schools for black and white children unconstitutional.
What’s behind the growing racial divide in American schools—and what’s the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education?
He was the right man, at the right place, at the right time. He was a great colonizer, who settled one of the largest regions in the United States. He was a spiritual leader of a struggling religious denomination. He was elected twice unanimously as governor of the Utah Territory. He was an economic planner, a political deal maker, and a family man. The two-part biography airs Sundays, July 13 and 20 at 4:00 p.m.
Before Inspector Morse, there was the rookie Constable Morse, fed up with police work and ready to nip his career in the bud by handing in his resignation. That is, until a murder turned up that only he could solve. Shaun Evans (The Virgin Queen) stars as the young Endeavour Morse, with his deductive powers running in high gear, on Endeavour, returning to Masterpiece Mystery! second season Sundays at 8:00 p.m. beginning June 29 on for a second second season KUED.
America’s national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country’s 238th birthday with an all-star salute led by our country’s favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (“Dancing With the Stars”).