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  1. James Garfield documentary captures fallen president's life of hardshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 |

    A life born in, and ended in, hardship frames the PBS documentary on President James Garfield, which premieres 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. American Experience 's "Murder of a President," weaves a montage of interviews with historians, authors and James A. Garfield National Historic Site researchers, dramatic newspaper clips, photographs and recreations. Michael Murphy narrates the two-hour PBS documentary.


  2. 'Murder of a President' examines the death and celebrates the life of James GarfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | The Plain Dealer

    You hear the title "Murder of a President," and perhaps you're expecting yet another look at the assassination of either Abraham Lincoln or John F. Kennedy. But the outstanding "American Experience" documentary "Murder of a President" puts the historical focus on a far lesser-known chief executive, and one with many Northeast Ohio connections, James A. Garfield.


  3. 2 British TV thrillers based on Agatha Christie stories n...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... ranging this season from aliens in Old Testament times to crop circles to creatures of the deep. "American Experience: American Comandante" (PBS, 2015). This hourlong documentary is about William Alexander Morgan, an American citizen who fought in ...


  4. Nation's Treasured Historian David McCullough Brings 'The ...Read the original story

    Sep 3, 2015 | Noozhawk

    ... to speak before a joint session of Congress. McCullough is known as host of Smithsonian World and The American Experience and as narrator of numerous documentaries including Ken Burns's "The Civil War," as well as the movie "Seabiscuit." The HBO ...


  5. PBS fall bounty includes restored version of 'The Civil War': Fall TV preview 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 |

    ... 4 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19) on Channel 49. You can read pop music critic Chuck Yarborough's review here. "American Experience" (9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 14 and 15): The documentary series presents a two-part look at the life and career of ...


  6. TV This Week, July 12-18: 'Masters of Sex' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Channel Nearly all of New York City blows a fuse during the blackout of 1977, as recalled on a new "American Experience." 9 p.m. KOCE When is a planet not a planet? When it's the celestial orb that NASA sent a $700 million probe to anyway, as ...