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Sept. 1 - Sept. 7

Monday, Sept. 1, at 8 p.m.
From Billions to None -- The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction
From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

The passenger pigeon's extinction draws attention to habitat conservation and species survival.
Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 8 p.m.
Cuban Missile Crisis -- Three Men Go to War
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War

Focuses on John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev during the crisis in October 1962.
Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 9 p.m.
The Fidel Castro Tapes
Fidel Castro Tapes

News and documentary footage detail the life and times of the controversial political figure.
Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 9 p.m.
Nova, Ghosts of Machu Picchu
Nova, Ghosts of Machu Picchu

Archaeologists probe the ruins of this "Lost City of the Incas" and unearth sacred burial grounds.
Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 10 p.m.
Operation Maneater, Polar Bear
Operation Maneater, Polar Bear

Mark Evans visits Canada's Hudson Bay where polar bears are causing havoc in isolated communities.
Friday, Sept. 5, at 10 p.m.
American Masters, Sister Rosetta Tharpe
American Masters, Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

This flamboyant gospel superstar was a natural-born performer and a rebel.
Saturday, Sept. 6, at 11 p.m.
Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service
Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service 

A close look at the legendary British Secret Service lifts the veil on the shadowy world of spying.
Sunday, Sept. 7, at 6:30 p.m.
Start Up, Zombies, Pickles and Cheese Oh My!
Start Up, Zombies, Pickles and Cheese Oh My!

A grilled cheese food truck in Milwaukee, a pickle company in Detroit and a "zombie-only" store in Pittsburgh are showcased. 
Sunday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m.
Secrets of the Tower of London
Secrets of the Tower of London

Go behind the ancient walls of this formidable fortress in London.
Sunday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m.
Secrets of Westminster
Secrets of Westminster  

A world of intrigue and traditions is explored behind the gothic walls of the Houses of Parliament.
Sunday, Sept. 7, at 9 p.m.
Masterpiece Mystery!, Breathless, Part 3
Masterpiece Mystery!, Breathless, Part 3

Otto and Elizabeth's strange marriage becomes plain.
Don't miss these great overnight programs
From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction
Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 2 a.m.

The Fidel Castro Tapes
Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 3 a.m.

Frontline, Secret State of North Korea
Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 4 a.m.

Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation: Africa
Thursday, Sept. 4, at 2 a.m.

Operation Maneater: Polar Bear
Thursday, Sept. 4, at 4 a.m.

Front and Center, Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Saturday, Sept. 6, at 3 a.m.

Nova, Ghosts of Machu Picchu
Saturday, Sept. 6, at 5 a.m.

Pedro E. Guerrero, Portrait of an Image Maker
Sunday, Sept. 7, at 12:30 a.m.

Globe Trekker, Great Australian Hikes
Sunday, Sept. 7, at 1 a.m.

Austin City Limits, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Sunday, Sept. 7, at 5 a.m.

Masterpiece Mystery!, Breathless, Part 3
Monday, Sept. 8, at 3 a.m.

Arc of Light: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss
Monday, Sept. 8, at 4:30 a.m.



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