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American Experience brings to life the people and events that shaped this country.

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Closed Captioned Murder of a President: American Experience #2804 [TV-PG]
James Garfield's unprecedented rise to power, his shooting by a madman, and its bizarre and tragic aftermath are explored. Based on the best-seller Destiny of the Republic, the story follows the life of one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.

  • KET2 Thursday, February 4 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Friday, February 5 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 7 at 9:00 pm EST

The Perfect Crime: American Experience #2805 [TV-14]
The shocking story of Leopold and Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924 to prove they were smart enough to get away with it, is re-examined. Their trial set off a national debate about morality and capital punishment.

  • KET Tuesday, February 9 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, February 10 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 14 at 9:00 pm EST

Space Men: American Experience #2806 [TV-PG]
Meet the pioneering Air Force scientists and pilots whose Project Manhigh, which collected data about the biological and technical factors required to support human activity in space, laid the groundwork for the U.S. space program.

  • KET Tuesday, March 1 at 9:00 pm EST
  • KET2 Wednesday, March 2 at 2:00 am EST
  • KET2 Thursday, March 3 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET2 Thursday, March 3 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, March 4 at 4:00 am EST
  • KET2 Monday, March 7 at 4:00 am EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 8 at 2:00 am EST
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   Price available upon request.
   (800) ALL-NEWS (255-6397)
   1535 Grant Street
   Denver, CO 80203

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   Some titles available through WGBH (800-255-9424); see notes for individual episodes.
   Play PBS
   (800) PLAY-PBS (752-9727)
   1320 Braddock Place
   Alexandria, VA 22314

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KET's broadcast of American Experience is made possible in part by:

  • Kentucky Historical Society
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