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Anthem

Anthem tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's creation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and explores the role of music and patriotism during The War of 1812. 

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John Birch Society Speaks To An Empty State House

The conservative group famous for its strident anti-communist stance last century lectured to an empty hall while tourists meandered around.
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This Old House: The Charlestown Project

Tom solves a major problem with the house: the exterior walls are bowing from the weight of the roof. In the basement, Richard shows Kevin the result of two weeks of hand digging.

Thursday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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1913: Seeds of Conflict

Examine the seeds of today’s Middle East conflict, sown in pre-World War I Ottoman Palestine.

Thursday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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Piano Concerto No. 12 in A, K. 414
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In a North Dakota town where the oil business is booming, controversial local pastor Jay Reinke converts his church into a makeshift dorm for job-seekers, despite the congregation’s objections and neighbors’ fears.

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Dream of Italy: Tuscany

The series begins with a visit to Castello di Ama to learn how true Chianti Classico wine is produced and see the modern art decorating the estate. The area is also famous for olive oil and we visit Pornanino to take part in the olive harvest.

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