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  • CBS REPORTS: MIAMI: THE TRIAL THAT SPARKED THE RIOTS (TV) : August 27, 1980

    One in this series of irregularly scheduled in-depth reports. This program examines the death of a black insurance salesman, Arthur McDuffie, and the trial of five white policemen who were accused of his murder. The policemen's acquitial sparked race riots...

  • AMERICA UNDERCOVER: SOUTHERN JUSTICE: THE MURDER OF MEDGAR EVERS (TV): July 11, 1994

    One in this series of documentaries presented by HBO. This program looks at the murder of civil-rights leader Medgar Evers and the thirty-year struggle to bring his killer to justice. Narrated by civil-rights pioneer Julian Bond, the events are told throug...

  • PUSHING DAISIES: THE FUN IN FUNERAL (TV): October 17, 2007

    One in this fantasy-based dramedy series about a pie-maker whose touch can revive the dead. In this episode, nine-year-old Ned experiments with the ?grace period? for which he can bring a body back to life without causing consequences. Back in the pres...

  • JON STEWART SHOW, THE {PAUL PROVENZA, JAMES LEGROS, CURTIS WILLIAMS, JR., I MOTHER EARTH} (TV) : 1994

    One in this series of late-night talk shows hosted by Jon Stewart. In this installment, Stewart is joined by comedian Paul Provenza; actor James LeGros; actor Curtis Williams, Jr.; and rock group I Mother Earth. After a monologue filled with jokes about st...

  • HOLLYWOOD TELEVISION THEATRE: CONFLICTS: INCIDENT AT VICHY; ARTHUR MILLER: INCIDENT AT VICHY AND OTHER MATTERS: A CONVERSATION WITH NORMAN LLOYD (TV): December 08, 1973

    One in this dramatic anthology series, originating from KCET in Los Angeles. This production of Arthur Miller's 1963 play "Incident at Vichy" is followed by an interview segment in which executive producer Norman Lloyd talks with the playwright. Set in Vic...

  • WEDNESDAY PLAY, THE: UP THE JUNCTION (TV): November 03, 1965

    One in this dramatic anthology series. Filmed in documentary style to the 1960s music of the Beatles, the Kinks, Sonny and Cher, and others, this drama follows the story of Sylvie (White), her sister Rube (Sherman), and their friend Eilleen (Turner), who r...

  • NORTH CAROLINA PEOPLE WITH WILLIAM FRIDAY {JEFFREY HAYDEN AND EVA MARIE SAINT} (TV): March 04, 1994

    One in this series in which host William Friday, the president of the University of North Carolina, interviews successful people who reside in or hail from North Carolina. In this edition, Friday talks with the happily married couple director Jeffrey Hayde...

  • PUSHING DAISIES: CORPSICLE (TV): December 12, 2007

    One in this fantasy-based dramedy series about a pie-maker whose touch can revive the dead. In this episode, in a flashback, Chuck?s father dies seemingly out of nowhere, and Ned begins to understand the dark ?rules? of his gift. His own mother dies ...

  • MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO SEMINAR, THE: COMEDY CONVERSATIONS: NORMAN LEAR AND PHIL ROSENTHAL {LONG VERSION}: November 14, 2006

    One in this three-night series of discussions with comedy-based writers hosted by The Museum of Television and Radio in Los Angeles. The third and final evening hosts a discussion with writer and show creator Norman Lear. Host Barbara Dixon (director, The ...

  • GREAT PERFORMANCES: BROADWAY THEATRE ARCHIVE: OUT OF OUR FATHERS' HOUSE (TV): August 02, 1978

    One in this series on the performing arts. This recorded stage production, based on the book "Growing Up Female in America" by Eve Merriam, focuses on the lives of six noteworthy women from American history, with dialogue taken from their diaries and lette...

  • DAISY BATES: FIRST LADY OF LITTLE ROCK (TV)

    A documentary film about civil rights leader Daisy Bates and her efforts to desegregate the school system of Little Rock, Arkansas in the 1950?s. In 1957, the city of Little Rock, Arkansas becomes the site of one of the bloodiest struggles for school in...

  • MASTER OF DARK SHADOWS (INTERNET)

    This program, narrated by Ian McShane, is a tribute to Dan Curtis, charting his lengthy career as a producer, director, and writer of productions that ranged from the gothic daytime serial "Dark Shadows" to the epic mini-series "Winds of War" and "War and ...

  • LAW & ORDER {LAW AND ORDER}: BLOOD MONEY (TV) : December 01, 1999

    One in this series of dramas that deals with the investigation, arrest, and prosecution of criminals. The first half of each episode concerns the police procedure that leads to the arrest of a suspect, while the second half covers the efforts of the distri...

  • 1984 TONY AWARDS, THE (TV): June 03, 1984

    The thirty-eighth annual presentation of the American Theatre Wing Tony (Antoinette Perry) awards for excellence in the Broadway theater, telecast live from the Gershwin Theatre in New York. This year's program, hosted by Julie Andrews and Robert Preston, ...

  • FRONTLINE: WHAT ABOUT MOM AND DAD? (TV): May 27, 1986

    One in this documentary series hosted by Judy Woodruff. In this edition, Woodfruff explains how humans' longevity is increasing, and reporter Ofra Bikel travels to Philadelphia to examine the lives of several elderly residents and their families. Though th...

  • CHECKING IN: BOO WHO? {SERIES PREMIERE} (TV)

    The premiere of this comedy series, a spinoff of ?The Jeffersons,? about Florence Johnston working as the executive housekeeper at a hotel. Florence is excited to receive her first paycheck at her new job despite her obstructive new boss, Lyle Block. ...

  • SCANDAL: NO SUN ON THE HORIZON (TV): March 13, 2014

    One in this drama/political thriller about the Pope & Associates crisis management firm in Washington D.C. Leo helps Vice-President Langston prepare for her presidential debates with President Grant and Reston, and to that end he calls in Reverend Dale, h...

  • AMERICAN MASTERS: ARTHUR MILLER, ELIA KAZAN AND THE BLACKLIST: NONE WITHOUT SIN (TV): September 03, 2003

    One in this documentary series that explores the lives and achievements of America's most celebrated native-born and adopted artists, performers, and creative talent. This program about America's blacklist era focuses on how the decisions made by two forme...

  • DEADLY GAME, THE (TV)

    This made-for-television theatrical production, recorded in London, is an adaptation of the 1960 play by James Yaffe, based on the 1956 novel by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. The story begins in the Swiss Alps at the stately home of the elderly Emile Carpeau, whe...

  • BOARDWALK EMPIRE: RESOLUTION {THIRD SEASON PREMIERE} (TV)

    The third season premiere in this historical drama series based on the nonfiction book by Nelson Johnson about the gangsters and bootleggers who rose to power in Atlantic City during the years of Prohibition. In this episode, as 1923 dawns, an unknown crim...