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The Sacco and Vanzetti Trial

Today, we go back to 1927, and the final moments for two Boston suspected criminals-turned-cause célèbre whose lives were immortalized by Woody Guthrie and whose story shaped the public policy of one of the Bay State's most renowned politicians.

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Life After Ice Buckets: A $94 Million Challenge

The ALS ice bucket challenge has raised more than $94 million for the ALS Association, compared with $2.7 million raised by the group during the same time last year. Now the association must figure out the best way to spend all that money.

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MY MUSIC

60s Pop, Rock & Soul

In a special rebroadcast dedicated to the memory of Davy Jones, Jones, co-host Peter Noone, and other artists perform classics from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change.

Thursday at 7:30pm on WGBH 2

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Annie Leibovitz's Trip to Marian Anderson's Home

Annie Leibovitz discusses her new book, Pilgrimage, which explores the places where the people who have inspired her have worked.

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