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February Program Highlights For MPTV 10 HD & 36.1

February 1, 2010


Milwaukee, WI - The February schedule for MPTV Channels 10 HD and 36.1 features hot topics like our digital nation, education and infrastructure crises in Milwaukee, emerging international ideas, disasters and stranded pets, African American stories, Super Bowl tales, and airline regionalization. Favorites like Jane Austen stories, extreme caves and pythons, as well as concerts, classic movies, antiques in Madison, and biographies are also slated. In addition to airdates and repeat airings for both channels, viewers can also find many programs online at www.mptv.org/video or Home | PBS Video. The highlights follow. (Included are program information links, length, number, and source.)

FEBRUARY 1 / 6:30PM / 10.1
I Remember "Guest Bob McGinn" 00:26 #1611H WMVS
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sportswriter and Author Bob McGinn (The Ultimate Super Bowl Book) shares his personal stories as Jim Peck's guest on the weekly MPTV program.

FEBRUARY 1 / 9:30PM / 10.1
Before There Were Parks: Yellowstone and Glacier Through Native Eyes 00:26 PBS
For more than 12,000 years, the intermountain West's native peoples have called the lands known as Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks "home." Many tribal leaders consider ongoing Native involvement in these areas necessary to the long-term health of America's endangered indigenous cultures. More than a dozen of these leaders and experts from across the region offer an introduction to the knowledge that tribal people here have passed down for the past 12,000 years. [TVG] R on 2/3 3:30am; 2/4 3:30am; 2/7 2:30am

FEBRUARY 2 / 8:00PM / 10.1
Frontline "Digital Nation" 01:26 #2809H PBS
The Web and digital media have remade nearly every aspect of modern culture; transforming the way we work, learn and connect in ways that we're only beginning to understand. Producer Rachel Dretzin teams up with one of the leading thinkers of the digital age, Douglas Rushkoff, to continue to explore life on the virtual frontier. The film is the product of a unique collaboration with visitors to the Digital Nation Web site, who for the past year have been able to react to the work in progress and post their own stories online at pbs.org/frontline. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 2 / 9:30PM / 10.1
Independent Lens "Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness" 00:56 #1113 PBS
Using photo-montage recreations, interviews, animation, original field footage, and recordings, the film examines the forgotten legacy of Melville Herskovits. The controversial Jewish anthropologist's writings in the `40s and `50s challenged widely-held assumptions about race and culture by insisting we look at the world through each other's lives and histories. [TVPG] R on 2/4

FEBRUARY 2 / 8:00PM / 36.1
Simon Schama's Rough Crossings 01:26 PBS
Based on Simon Schama's book Rough Crossings, this is the astonishing story of the struggle to freedom by thousands of African-American slaves who fled the plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence. With gripping, powerfully vivid story-telling, Simon Schama follows the escaped blacks into the fires of the war, and into freezing, inhospitable Nova Scotia, where many who had served the Crown were betrayed in their promises to receive land at the war's end. Their fate became entwined with British abolitionists: inspirational figures such as Granville Sharp, the flute-playing father-figure of slave freedom, and John Clarkson, the 'Moses' of this great exodus, who accompanied the blacks on their final rough crossing to Africa, where they hoped that freedom would finally greet them. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 4 / 8:00PM / 10.1
Outdoor Wisconsin "Wetlands Restoration/Pewaukee Lake/Snowboarding" 00:26 #2604H WMVS
Dan Small looks at a wetlands restoration project near Lake Mills with Charlie Killian of the DNR and Alice Klink of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Tom Newbauer ice fishes on Pewaukee Lake with Jeff Anson. In this week's archival flashback segment from 1987, former producer Larry Bandy learns about snowboarding gear and techniques, then hits the hill to give it a try. [TVG] R on 2/6 9am

FEBRUARY 4 / 8:00PM / 36.1
Mystery! "Miss Marple, Series III: Nemesis" 01:26 #2708 (Rpt) PBS
Miss Marple is faced with her greatest challenge yet when she receives instructions from the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel to investigate a "possible crime." But there's a catch--she has not been told what the crime is. Instead, she is booked onto a mystery coach tour, led by the captivating Georgina Barrow, to gather the clues. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 4 / 9:30PM / 36.1
Indique: Big Ideas from Emerging India "Eco-Friendly Refrigerator/Big Bazaar/Ingenuity" 00:26 #201 NETA
In India, being enterprising with limited resources is a way of life. Similar to industrial America, grassroots ideas can grow up to be game changers. Host Simone Ahuja travels to rural villages and metropolises across India, meeting innovators and discovering insights that the world's largest democracy has to share with the United States. Profiled is the inventor of the MittiCool, an eco-friendly refrigerator that uses no electricity. The psychology behind Big Bazaar, India's first and most successful superstore is explored, and the secret of India's own special brand of ingenuity is examined. (1 of 4) [TVG] R on 2/7 12:30am

FEBRUARY 5 / 8:00PM / 36.1
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: American Experience 01:26 #2103 (Rpt) PBS
On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, DC. Over the next 12 days, as a fractured nation mourned, the largest manhunt ever attempted closed in on his assassin, the 26-year-old renowned actor John Wilkes Booth. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman chronicles one of the greatest American dramas, the two tumultuous months when the joy of peace was shattered by the heartache of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 5 / 10:00PM / 10.1
4th Street Forum "Crisis Time in Milwaukee County" 00:56 #814 WMVS
The parks languish, pensions become millstones, bureaucrats bumble, and politics trump solutions. Is Milwaukee County dysfunctional? A panel of experts and audience members exchange ideas on how to solve the problems. Denise Callaway, director of communications at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation hosts. (For information on how to be part of the audience, call 414-272-2833, or click on the series title). R on 2/7 9am

FEBRUARY 5 / 11:00PM / 10.1
American Masters "Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes" 01:26 #2204Z (Rpt) PBS
A candid look is taken at the private man behind the popular radio show "A Prairie Home Companion." Garrison Keillor has become our national philosopher, filling the empty shoes of Will Rogers and Mark Twain, through his running commentary about the human condition and the social politic. Through the course of a year, an intimate lens captures Keillor on- and off-stage as he mingles fact and fiction to create America's collective hometown, Lake Wobegon, on a radio program that carries bonafide nostalgia. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 6 / 7:00PM / 36.1
Movie: Driving Miss Daisy (1989) 01:38 #153 APTSY
An Atlanta widow (Jessica Tandy) and her chauffeur (Morgan Freeman) reflect the changing times, from 1948 to 1973. Also starring Dan Aykroyd and Esther Rolle. (1989 Oscar for Best Picture) [TVPG] R on 2/7 10am

FEBRUARY 6 / 8:40PM / 36.1
Timewatch: Young Victoria 00:49 KCET
We think of Queen Victoria as a respectable matron, the epitome of duty, a beloved monarch. But Victoria's path to the throne was by no means easy. There were those determined to grab power for themselves--not least her mother. Intrigue, deception, death threats--the true story of the young Queen Victoria is told. R of 2/4 4pm

FEBRUARY 6 / 11:00PM / 10.1
Doctor Who Series "Last of the Time Lords" 00:46 #313 (Rpt) BBC
The Earth has been conquered, the Master rules supreme, and the Doctor is his prisoner. Can Martha Jones save the world? (Series finale)

FEBRUARY 7 / 8:00PM / 10.1
Masterpiece Classic "Emma - Pt. 3" 00:56 #4005# PBS
Emma's game of playing Cupid seems to succeed with her former governess, Anne Taylor, but backfires when Emma tries to arrange the future happiness of her new friend, the pretty orphan Harriet Smith. Jane Austen was at the height of her powers when she wrote this gloriously comic novel in 1814-15. (3 of 3) [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 7 / 9:00PM / 10.1
Lost in Austen, "Pts. 3 & 4" 00:45 #103-104 APTSY
Having left Longbourn with nowhere else to go, Amanda is forced to turn to her chief adversary, Wickham. He buys her a new dress and instructs her in matters of etiquette before re-introducing her into society. He suggests she marry a rich man; however, Amanda has other plans.

When a mysterious time portal appears in her apartment, Amanda suddenly swaps places with Pride and Prejudice's central character, Elizabeth Bennet and finds herself center stage in the celebrated romance. In this final episode, Darcy announces his engagement to Caroline, Amanda's nemesis, but will he eventually call off his engagement? (3&4 of 4) [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 7 / 10:00PM / 36.1
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots 01:56 #101 APTEX
The profound sacrifices and largely ignored contributions of African-American servicemen and women are documented. The story, seven years in the making, spans the American Revolution to the Iraq War and examines why, despite enormous injustice, these men and women fought so valiantly for freedoms they did not enjoy. Colin Powell introduced this series, Halle Berry hosts, and Avery Brooks narrates. Dramatic readings by an all-star roster of actors, including Morgan Freeman, Mel Gibson, Bill Cosby, Susan Sarandon, Lou Gossett Jr., John Travolta, Ossie Davis, and Robert Duvall.

FEBRUARY 8 / 9:00PM / 10.1
Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City 01:26 PBS
America's transportation infrastructure from the past to the future is examined; the city of Detroit is used as a case in point. America's dangerously crumbling infrastructure can't be ignored. Will fixing it, fix the economy?

FEBRUARY 9 / 7:00PM / 10.1
NOVA "Extreme Cave Diving" 00:56 #3705# PBS
The charismatic Dr. Kenny Broad is followed, as he dives into Blue Holes--underwater caves that formed during the last ice age when sea level was nearly 400 feet below what it is today. With an interdisciplinary team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists, Broad investigates the hidden history of Earth's climate as revealed by finds in this spectacularly beautiful "alternate universe". [TVG]

FEBRUARY 9 / 8:00PM / 10.1
Frontline "Flying Cheap" 00:56 #2810H PBS
FRONTLINE investigates the crash of Continental 3407 in Buffalo, NY, and discovers a dramatically changed airline industry, where regional carriers now account for half of the nation's daily departures. The rise of the regionals and arrival of low-cost carriers have been a huge boon to consumers, and the industry insists that the skies remain safe. But many insiders are worried that now, 30 years after airline deregulation, the aviation system is being stretched beyond its capacity to deliver service that is both cheap and safe. [TVPG] R on 2/10 3am

FEBRUARY 9 / 9:00PM / 10.1
Independent Lens "P-Star Rising" 01:26 #1112H PBS
A single father is determined that his nine-year-old daughter will become a rap star and thus redeem his deferred dream. The father-daughter duo is followed through the grit and glamour of the music industry, the struggles of being a single dad with no means, and the sacrifices a child makes in order to make her daddy proud. [TVPG] R on 2/11 2am

FEBRUARY 9 / 10:30PM / 10.1
Music Voyager "Mumbai" 00:26 #101H APTEX
Host Jacob Edgar visits Mumbai, the capital of India's entertainment industry, where he meets two of Indian pop music's biggest stars, Kailash Kher and Sona Mohapatra. Along the way, Edgar learns the secrets of Bollywood, explores ancient Buddhist caves, eats some death-defying street food and tries his hand at cricket. (1 of 9) [TVG] R on 2/14 12:30am

FEBRUARY 10 / 7:00PM /10.1
FEBRUARY 14 / 3:30PM / 36.1
Blueprint for Tomorrow's Education 00:26 MPTV
This documentary takes a look at how schools, businesses, and communities are partnering to prepare students for the 21st century workplace. Innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs throughout Wisconsin are explored, including Bay View High School's construction, architecture, and technology (BAT Academy); Burlington High School's BHS Chemicals Company; the Fluid Power Challenge, a fluid power technology skills competition for 8th grade students; and the "green" garage partnership between Bradley Tech HS, Lowe's Foundation, the Helen Bader Foundation and Growing Power. Included is a segment with Bay View HS student Bethsaida Davila, who was tragically killed in an auto accident 12/28/2009.

FEBRUARY 10 / 7:30PM /10.1
Principals Vol. 1 00:26 (Rpt) MPTV
Three Milwaukee-area public school principals are profiled; offering a glimpse of what life is like within Milwaukee Public Schools, and how their individual styles are making positive differences in the lives of their students. The Principals: Dr. Cynthia Ellwood, Hartford University School; Pascual Rodriguez, Bruce Guadalupe Middle School; and, Dr. Floyd E. Williams, Jr., George Washington Carver Academy of Mathematics and Science.

FEBRUARY 11 / 9:00PM / 10.1
In Performance at the White House "Music of the Civil Rights Era" 00:56 #1602H PBS
From the East Room of the White House, President and Mrs. Obama host popular musicians who perform contemporary arrangements of music that galvanized the U.S. civil rights movement of the late 1950s and 1960s. [TVG]

FEBRUARY 12 / 8:00PM / 36.1
Looking for Lincoln "Parts 1 & 2" 01:56 #101 (Rpt) PBS
Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this two-hour documentary that explores the life and legacy of the man widely considered one of America's best and most enigmatic presidents. Many of the controversies surrounding Lincoln are explored, including race, equality, religion, politics, and depression. Pulitzer Prize-winners Doris Kearns Goodwin and Tony Kushner; former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush; and Lincoln scholars share their views on Lincoln. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 12 / 10:00PM /10.1
4th Street Forum "Failure to Invest: Our Crumbling Infrastructure" 00:56 #815 WMVS
The 21st century green economy needs a modern foundation, new infrastructure creates jobs and a base for healthy growth. A panel of experts and audience members explore the advantages of investing in infrastructure. Enrique Figueroa, PhD, Director of the Roberto Hernandez Center at UW-Milwaukee hosts. (For information on how to be part of the audience, call 414-272-2833, or click on the series title). R on 2/14 9am

FEBRUARY 13 / 7:00PM /10.1
Movie: The Bridges of Madison County (1995) 02:14 APTSY
Memoirs tell a deceased woman's (Meryl Streep) children of her four-day affair in 1965 with a photographer (Clint Eastwood) on assignment. [TVPG] R on 2/14 10am

FEBRUARY 14 / 8:00PM / 10.1
Masterpiece Classic "Northanger Abbey" 01:26 #3802+ PBS
In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, Felicity Jones (Meadowlands) plays romance addict Catherine Morland. Invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies, she forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney (JJ Feild, The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton), but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short. Adapted by Andrew Davies. Directed by Jon Jones. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 14 / 10:00PM / 10.1
New Tricks "The War Against Drugs" 00:56 #601 BBC
In an effort to beat his alcoholism Brian Lane reluctantly agrees to go into rehab. Following a lead, the rest of the UCOS team ends up joining him as they re-investigate the death of a heroin addict. (1 of 8)

February 15 / 7:00PM /10.1
NOVA "Extreme Ice" 00:56 #3604# PBS
Acclaimed photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team are followed as they deploy time-lapse cameras in risky, remote locations in the Arctic, Alaska, and the Alps. Grappling with blizzards, fickle technology, and climbs up craggy precipices, the team must anchor cameras capable of withstanding sub-zero temperatures and winds up to 170 mph. The goal of Balog's team's perilous expedition: to create a unique photo archive of melting glaciers that could provide a key to understanding their runaway behavior and their potential to drive rising sea levels. [TVPG]

February 15 / 8:00PM /10.1
Frontline "The Warning" 00:56 #2802H (Rpt) PBS
In the devastating aftermath of the economic meltdown, FRONTLINE sifts the ashes for clues about why it happened and examines critical moments when it might have gone much differently. Michael Kirk discovers early warnings of the crash, reveals an intense battle among high-ranking members of the Clinton administration, and uncovers a concerted effort not to regulate the emerging, highly complex and lucrative derivatives markets, which would become the ticking time bomb within the American economy.

February 15 / 9:00PM / 10.1
Independent Lens "Mine/Home" 01:26 #1114H PBS
"Mine" tells the poignant and powerful story of animals left behind during Katrina, and of the struggles of hurricane victims to reunite with their beloved pets. This program is an equally compelling story of race and class, and the power of compassion, in contemporary America. "Home" is a touching portrayal of the essence of home and the feeling of loss that occurs when home becomes a memory. Director Matthew Faust conveys his themes through a bittersweet, evocative archive of his family house in Chalmette, Louisiana, that was flooded by Hurricane Katrina. [TVPG] R on 2/18 2am

FEBRUARY 16 / 8:00PM / 36.1
Masterpiece Classic "Emma - Part One" 01:56 #4003H PBS
Emma Woodhouse thinks herself the perfect matchmaker for others. Her friend Mr. Knightley has his doubts. Undeterred, she takes on the matrimonial cause of Harriet Smith (Louise Dylan), with unanticipated results. This lavish adaptation of Jane Austen's popular novel features Romola Garai (Atonement) and Jonny Lee Miller (Endgame, Eli Stone). (1 of 3) [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 17 / 7:00PM / 10.1
Faces of America "Becoming American" 00:56 #102# PBS
Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. turns again to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to examine the family histories of 11 renowned Americans. He explores the many journeys to becoming American that defined the "Century of Immigration" (1820s-1924) and transformed the United States from a sleepy agrarian country into a booming industrial power. Featured guests include: Stephen Colbert, Mario Batali, Queen Noor and Kristi Yamaguchi. (2 of 4) [TVPG]
FEBRUARY 18 / 9:00PM / 10.1
Soundstage "Willie Nelson" 00:56 #1705H PBS
Willie Nelson mixes elements of folk, blues, classic country, western swing and a little gospel during a versatile set that highlights songs from his first-ever bluegrass album, titled "Country Music." [TVPG] R on 2/25 9pm
FEBRUARY 19 & 22 / 7:00PM / 10.1
Antiques Roadshow "Madison, WI - Hour One" 00:56 #1407# PBS
Appraiser Wes Cowan takes a detour to Wisconsin Dells where he discusses the late 19th-century stereoscopic photography of H.H. Bennett that made the Dells famous. Highlights include an heirloom Art Deco charm bracelet with a possible connection to John D. Rockefeller; an heirloom 1938 Martin D-18 guitar, highly coveted by folk and bluegrass musicians; and an angry 1976 letter from Frank Sinatra to Chicago Daily News columnist Mike Royko. [TVG]

Antiques Roadshow "Madison, WI - Hour Two" 00:56 #1408# PBS
In Madison, Wisconsin, host Mark L. Walberg investigates the shocking heist of artifacts from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Highlights include photos of the owner's family taken by noted American photographer Edward Weston in the late 1930s or early 1940s; a table crafted for the owner's parents circa 1956 by mid-century-modern master furniture maker George Nakashima; and ornate silver, enamel and turquoise-studded exhibition piece, crafted by Tiffany for the 1893 Columbian Exhibition in Chicago. [TVG]

FEBRUARY 19 / 10:00PM / 10.1
4th Street Forum "Our Slowly Sinking Middle Class" 00:56 #816 WMVS
A sea of debt, disappearing jobs, and stagnant incomes--the middle class is fighting to stay afloat. Is the government and business doing enough to save the middle class? A panel of experts and audience members discuss concerns and possible solutions. Sonya Jongsma, editor, MilwaukeeMoms.com, Journal Interactive hosts. (For information on how to be part of the audience, call 414-272-2833, or click on the series title). R on 2/21 9am

FEBRUARY 20 / 7:00PM / 36.1
Movie: Gorillas in the Mist (1988) 02:09 #154 APTSY
Anthropologist Dian Fossey (Sigourney Weaver) defends the mountain gorilla from poachers in Rwanda, Africa. (Based on a true story) [TVPG] R on 2/21 10am

FEBRUARY 21 / 7:00PM / 10.1
Nature "Invasion of the Giant Pythons" 00:56 #2708# PBS
Florida's Everglades National Park is one of America's last great wildlife refuges, home to unique and endangered animals and plants, as well as untold number of iconic alligators. However, the park has also become a dumping ground for nonnative species. Tens of thousands of Burmese pythons now live in the Everglades, some of which were intentionally released by pet owners, and others were unintentionally set free by storms when hurricanes hit Florida's animal warehouses. Nature follows scientists and snake hunters as they study the problem and try to find solutions to the growing crisis. [TVPG]
FEBRUARY 21 / 8:00PM / 10.1
Masterpiece Classic "Persuasion" 01:26 #3801+ PBS
Sally Hawkins (Little Britain) appears as Anne Elliot, destined for spinsterhood at age 27 after being persuaded eight years earlier to refuse the proposal of dashing Captain Wentworth (Rupert Penry-Jones, Casanova). Then chance brings them together again, but now he is rich and free to play the field among eligible young beauties. Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) co-stars as Anne's spendthrift father. Adapted by Simon Burke. Directed by Adrian Shergold. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 21 / 11:00PM / 36.1
Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968 00:56 APTEX [TVPG]
An effort by students from an almost all-black college to bowl at the city's only bowling alley resulted in shootings on February 8, 1968. The owner refused. Tensions rose and violence erupted. When it ended, 28 students were injured and three were dead.

FEBRUARY 22 / 9:00PM / 10.1
American Masters "Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun" 01:26 #2009 PBS
Writer, cultural anthropologist, chronicler of folk roots and ethnic traditions, daughter of former slaves, Hurston was one of the most celebrated--and most controversial figures of the Harlem Renaissance, the creatively expansive era in the 1920s when "the Negro was in vogue." She attained unique success in all areas, but her words and her conclusions were often mired in contention--she was called everything from flamboyant to outrageous, unpredictable to bodacious. She collaborated with Langston Hughes, was criticized by Richard Wright and ultimately died a pauper's death in total obscurity. Now considered a lioness of African-American literature, she was resurrected by Alice Walker; such works as Dust Tracks on a Road and Their Eyes Were Watching God are essential reading today. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 23 / 7:00PM /10.1
NOVA "Megabeasts' Sudden Death" 00:56 #3607# (Rpt) PBS
What killed the mastodons? Thirteen thousand years ago, these tusked beasts disappeared from North America, along with some 35 genera of oversized mammals, including woolly mammoths, saber-tooth cats and even camels. For four decades, debate has raged over the cause of this extinction. NOVA presents an exclusive investigation of a startling and controversial new hypothesis which suggests that a cosmic collision could be the culprit. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 23 / 9:00PM /10.1
Independent Lens "Behind the Rainbow" 01:26 #1115 PBS
Over two tumultuous decades, South Africa has finally arrived on its own bumpy road to democracy. With the 2009 presidential election looming ahead as a historical turning point while the film was made, this documentary is a previously untold account of the country's political problems, struggles and realities [TVPG] R on 2/25 2am

FEBRUARY 25 / 8:00PM / 36.1
Inspector Morse "The Dead of Jericho - Part One" 00:56 #101 EPS
Morse has hopes of a blossoming romance with piano teacher Anne, but is shattered when she is found murdered. Featuring Patrick Troughton (Doctor Who) and Gemma Jones (Sense and Sensibility). [TVG]

FEBRUARY 25 / 9:00PM / 10.1
Soundstage "Willie Nelson" 00:56 #1706H PBS
Willie Nelson mixes elements of folk, blues, classic country, western swing and a little gospel during a versatile set that highlights songs from his first-ever bluegrass album, titled "Country Music". [TVPG] R on 2/27 2am

FEBRUARY 26 / 11:00PM / 10.1
American Masters "Marilyn Monroe: Still Life" 00:56 #1904E PBS
Arguably the most photographed person ever, Marilyn Monroe produced an enduring body of work that still dazzles and moves people, evoking both desire and pathos. Artists such as Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Inge Morath, and Andy Warhol captured her grace, guts, and appeal--creating an ageless testament that showcased her humor and vulnerability. The program explores Monroe's chaotic life and how she cultivated her own image. [TVPG]

FEBRUARY 27 / 7:00PM / 36.1
Movie: Carousel (1956) 02:08 #145 APTSY
A carnival barker (Gordon MacRae) finds a wife (Shirley Jones), dies in a holdup and returns to Earth to guide his daughter. [TVPG] R on 2/28 10am

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Date: January 25, 2010