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2:32 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Thursday @ 7a

Catch this spooktacular Halloween special this Thursday, October 31st at 7:00am.

Blogs
4:04 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross -Episode Two Tuesday @7pm on KTTZ-TV

The Age of Slavery illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people in places like Philadelphia, these years were a time of tremendous opportunity. But for most African Americans, this era represented a new nadir. The cotton industry fueled the rapid expansion of slavery into new territories, and a Second Middle Passage forcibly relocated African Americans from the Upper South into the Deep South. Yet as slavery intensified, so did resistance.

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Blogs
1:53 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Premieres Tuesday @ 7p on KTTZ-TV

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The Black Atlantic explores the truly global experiences that created the African American people. Beginning a full century before the first documented “20-and-odd” slaves arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, the episode portrays the earliest Africans, both slave and free, who arrived on the North American shores. Soon afterwards, the Trans-Atlantic slave trade would become a vast empire connecting three continents. Through stories of individuals caught in its web, like a 10-year-old girl named Priscilla who was transported from Sierra Leone to South Carolina in the mid-18th century, we trace the emergence of plantation slavery in the American South. The late 18th century saw a global explosion of freedom movements, and The Black Atlantic examines what that Era of Revolutions—American, French and Haitian—would mean for African Americans, and for slavery in America.

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Blogs
9:14 am
Wed October 16, 2013

PBS arts - Saturday beginning at 7pm

Be sure to watch every Saturday beginning at 7pm on KTTZ-TV!

Here's the LineUp:

7:00pm - Lawrence Welk

8:00pm - Austin City Limits                                                  (featuring The Lumineers/Shovels and Rope)

9:00pm - 24 Frames

9:30pm - On Story

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