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Thomas M. Menino Dies At 71

Long-serving former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino died Thursday morning in the company of his family and friends. He was 71. He had been diagnosed with advanced cancer in February 2014, shortly after leaving office.

 

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Politics of the New South

View the impact of the dream of democracy and citizenship on many of the South’s new residents.

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The Royal Paintbox

For the first time on film, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales reveals an extraordinary treasure trove of rarely seen art by members of the royal family, past and present, exploring a colorful palette of intimate family memory and observation.

Thursday at 10:30pm on WGBH 2

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Examining the Threat of ISIS

Hear veteran Frontline producer Martin Smith and an all-star panel of experts—who've been on the ground in Iraq—discuss the stunning rise to power of ISIS. Moderated by Aaron Schachter, assignment editor for PRI's The World. 

Thursday, Nov. 6, at WGBH Studios, Boston

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