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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:00am

On Wednesday, November 25, PBS Kids kicks off a full slate of holiday programming with the premiere of Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas, airing on KUED at 5:00 a.m., 7:00 a.m., and 2:30 p.m., with subsequent airings Thursday and Friday November 26th and 27th at 5:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 9:00pm

Jamestown, Virginia. The site of the first permanent English colony the Americas settled in 1607 and the home of the archeological site “Historic Jamestowne” today. It has long been speculated that the harsh conditions faced by the colonists during the winter of 1609, often referred to as the “starving time,” might have made them desperate enough to participate in the unthinkable, and perhaps even commit murder to do so.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 7:00pm

Discover the harrowing and brutal truths behind the Pilgrims arrival in the New World and the myths of Thanksgiving.  Director Ric Burns explores the history of our nation's beginnings in an epic tale of converging forces.

American Experience: The Pilgrims, narrated by celebrated actor Oliver Platt, premieres on KUED Tuesday, November 24 at 7:00 p.m. The two-hour documentary tells the true story of the Pilgrims, a small group of religious radicals whose determination to establish a separatist religious community planted the seeds for America’s founding.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 8:00pm

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:00pm

The legendary Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Grammy Award-winning songwriting team of John Kander and Fred Ebb provides the soundtrack for PBS’ First You Dream – The Music of Kander & Ebb which premieres on KUED Friday, November 20th at 8:00 p.m.

The program, based on the musical revue conceived by stage director Eric Schaeffer and music director David Loud, features some of the greatest and best-known Broadway songs ever written. The one-hour special is part of the fifth annual PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 9:30pm

Young boys and girls cluster around a small room in a village school in eastern Afghanistan. The teacher calls on a young boy.

“Stand up, Daud. What is this called?” he asks, handing the boy an AK-47.

“Kalashnikov,” the boy replies.

“Why do we use this?”

“To defend the faith,” Daud responds.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 7:00pm

His legal battle was the most controversial of its time. His death sentence was the subject of protests around the world – even gripping the White House. Before Joe Hill faced the firing squad, his legend had reached near-mythic proportions. His life — and his death —would challenge the American values of fairness and justice and would provide a rallying cry for defiant workers for generations to come.

Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 9:00pm


Set during the London Blitz of 1940, Murder on the Home Front sheds a different light on the everyday horrors of living in a city where death can visit at any moment. Vibrant, defiant and energetic, this is a world of people living life for the moment. It is also a world where criminals can use the blackout and devastation to hide their darkest activities. As the Luftwaffe drop bombs from above,  people below are literally getting away with murder.

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 8:00pm

As part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival, KUED presents the Live From Lincoln Center production of James Lapine's vivid play, Act One, about the great playwright Moss Hart.

Reimagined from Hart's memoir, the play stars Tony Shalhoub, Andrea Martin, and Santino Fontana. It airs on KUED Friday, Nov. 13 at 8:00 p.m.


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