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Finding Your Roots
War Stories

Bill Hader is shown his "Book of Life" by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on Finding Your Roots

Uncover a long history of military service in the families of Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain, and how this has instilled in each of them an enduring spirit of strength and integrity. Finding Your Roots: War Stories premieres Tuesday, February 9th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

American Experience
The Perfect Crime

Nathan Leopold (left) and Richard Loeb (center), sitting in the courtroom with their defense attorney, Clarence Darrow (right). July 24, 1924.

Re-examine 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. Their trial set off a national debate about morality and capital punishment. American Experience: The Perfect Crime premieres Tuesday, February 9th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

FRONTLINE
The Fantasy Sports Gamble

See an investigation with the New York Times into fantasy sports and online sports betting. With law enforcement cracking down, the film traces the growth of these booming businesses and goes inside their operations at home and abroad. Frontline: The Fantasy Sports Gamble premieres Tuesday, February 9th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

PBS NewsHour Special Report
New Hampshire Primary

Dramatic re-enactment, Jamestown colonists. Actors from left to right: Greg Crowe, Caroline Mohler, Timothy Buck, and Brian Coughlan.

PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff report on the New Hampshire primary. PBS NewsHour Special Report: New Hampshire Primary airs Tuesday, February 9th at 10:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Nature
Moose: Life of a Twig Eater

Leaf-tailed geckos blend seamlessly into their backgrounds during the day, fooling their predators with the ultimate camouflage.

Travel to Canada’s Rockies and into the world of moose to experience a calf’s first year of life. At the best of times, fewer than half of these leggy 35-pounders survive their first year. This stunningly intimate film attempts to find out why. Nature: Moose: Life of a Twig Eater premieres Wednesday, February 10th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

NOVA
Memory Hackers

11-year-old "super memory" kid Jake Hausler in DOT scanner at Washington University

Memory. Whether it’s sharp, fuzzy, poignant or thrilling, it’s 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. As we are discovering the precise mechanisms that explain and can even control our memories, the question is – are we ready? NOVA: Memory Hackers premieres Wednesday, February 10th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

PBS NewsHour Special Report
PBS Democratic Presidential Debate

Dramatic re-enactment, Jamestown colonists. Actors from left to right: Greg Crowe, Caroline Mohler, Timothy Buck, and Brian Coughlan.

Live from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the DNC-sanctioned debate, the first Democratic presidential debate following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. PBS NewsHour Special Report: PBS Democratic Presidential Debate airs Thursday, February 11th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

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