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Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 8:00pm

Facing a heroin epidemic, America is experimenting with radical new approaches to the drug problem. Following four addicts in Seattle, examine U.S. drug policy and what happens when heroin is treated like a public health crisis, not a crime in FRONTLINE: Chasing Heroin.

FRONTLINE: Chasing Heroin airs Tuesday, February 23rd at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.

Airdate: 
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 8:00pm

American Masters: Carole King

Fri. Feb. 19, 8PM

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King’s career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 9:00pm

In a race against developers in the Rocky Mountains, archeologists uncover a unique fossil site packed with astonishingly well-preserved bones of mammoths, mastodons, and other giant extinct beasts. The discovery opens a highly focused window on the vanished world of the Ice Age in North America.

NOVA: Ice Age Death Trap airs Wednesday, February 17th at 9:00 p.m. on KUED.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 9:00pm

Change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored — cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s and it sought to drastically transform the system. The Black Panther Party for Self Defense, for a short time, put itself at the vanguard of that change.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 8:00pm

“Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”

                                                         Richard Henry Pratt- Carlisle Boarding School Superintendent *

Airdate: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 8:00pm

Memory is the glue that binds our mental lives. Without it, we’d be prisoners of the present, unable to use the lessons of the past to change our future. From our first kiss to where we put our keys, memory represents who we are and how we learn and navigate the world. But how does it work? Neuroscientists using cutting-edge techniques are exploring the precise molecular mechanisms of memory.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 9:30pm

A typical morning for college student Bryce Mauro means poring over baseball stats, trying to prepare for the 450 or 500 fantasy sports games he might play that day. If the players he picks do well in real-life, he wins. If they don’t, he loses, sometimes big.

Mauro, a junior at DePauw University in Indiana, will bet in a single day what many students spend in an entire year on room and board. Last May, Mauro won $11,000 in just one afternoon. That night, he lost $6,000.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 8:00pm

Based on Candice Millard’s best-seller Destiny of the Republic, Murder of a President is the story of James A. Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, his shooting by a deluded madman named Charles Guiteau, and its bizarre and tragic aftermath.

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