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PRI's The World: Examining the ISIS Threat

Join Aaron Schachter of PRI's The World for a discussion of the ISIS threat.

Monday at 7pm at WGBH Studios, Boston

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FINDING YOUR ROOTS

Roots of Freedom

Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps us learn how the ancestors of Ben Affleck, Khandi Alexander, and Ben Jealous fought for freedom.

Sunday at 9pm on WGBX 44

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Jacksonville: Hour Three

In next week's Antiques Roadshow: a NASA “Mercury 7” signed photo, ca. 1960; an 1862 Lincoln signed document; and a Tiffany gold necklace are appraised.

Monday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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FRONTLINE

The Rise of ISIS

WGBH's Frontline investigate the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS.

Tuesday at 10pm on WGBH 2

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MAKERS

Women in War

Track American women’s increasing participation in war — from Vietnam to the present — as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats, and spies. 

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FINDING YOUR ROOTS

The Melting Pot

WGBH's Ming Tsai, Tom Colicchio (Top Chef), and Aaron Sanchez — celebrity chefs who cook the food of their ancestors — discover family members who have shaped their lives and America's cuisine.

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HISTORY

Queen Victoria's Children

In fairy tales, the prince and the princess fall in love and live happily ever after. Reality is quite different. See one of the most tempestuous of royal relationships, that of Queen Victoria with her husband, Prince Albert, and their nine children.

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