TV Programming Highlights

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Jackie Robinson

Examine the life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who in 1947 lifted a nation and an entire race on his shoulders when he crossed baseball’s color line. Ken Burns reveals fascinating stories about the legend’s life on and off the field.

Monday-Tuesday, March 19-20 at 9:00 p.m.

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Al Capone

Al Capone: Icon

Al Capone — the quintessential self-made American man, ruthless killer or both? Just his name sparks images of pin-stripe suits and bloody violence. To this day, Americans are fascinated by this celebrity gangster. The question is why?

Tuesday, March 20, at 8:00 p.m.

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two hikers over looking the Adirondack mountains

The 46ers

The 46ers tells the story of the Adirondack High Peaks and the men and women who hike them.  The mountains provide an incredibly vast and wild backdrop for the documentary, inspiring a sense of scale and wonder.

Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m.

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Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor: Icon

Richard Pryor’s impact on the craft of comedy and today’s top comics is legendary and unrivaled. This program surveys the profound and enduring influence of one of the greatest American comics of all time.

Friday, March 23, at 10:00 p.m.

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Leonie Elliott as Lucille, Jennifer Kirby as Valerie, Helen George as Trixie, Charlotte Ritchie as Barbara

Call the Midwife, Season 7

Poplar welcomes Lucille Anderson, the first West Indian midwife to be featured as a series regular. Tested as never before, the nuns and nurses face challenging issues, from leprosy, tokophobia and stroke to Huntington’s chorea and unmarried mothers.

Sundays, March 25-May 6, at 8:00 p.m.

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