On-Air Highlights

witf TV Picks Sept. 22 - September 28

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Sep 20, 2013 6:53 AM

Sunday at 7:00pm - Catch an encore edition of September 19's Smart Talk followed by a night of drama and mystery with Last Tango in Halifax and Foyle's War

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Monday at 9:00pm - We premiere Genealogy Roadshow where we uncover fascinating stories and mysteries about citizens and their enigmatic kin.
Tuesday at 8:00pm - The Latino Americans series continues. This week, how Latino Americans serve their country in WWII, yet still face discrimination at home.
Wednesday at 9:00pm - Learn how Viking sword makers designed and built the Ulfberht sword and uncover its role in history on NOVA.
Thursday at 8:00pm - In a busy world it’s hard to find time to make healthy choices. Health Smart helps you find time for health.  More information....
Friday at 9:00pm - The Hollow Crown series continues on Great Performances. This week Tom Hiddleston is Prince Hal and Jeremy Irons is his father in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1.
Saturday at 9:00pm - This week on Doc Martin, Portwenn looks set to become a hotbed of passion and Auntie Joan is in the middle of it!  

Next Week:
In the 1960s and 1970s a generation of Mexican Americans, frustrated by persistent discrimination and poverty, find a new way forward, through social action and the building of a new "Chicano" identity. The movement is ignited when farm workers in the fields of California, led by César Chavez and Dolores Huerta, march on Sacramento for equal pay and humane working conditions. Through plays, poetry and film, Luis Valdez and activist Corky Gonzalez create a new appreciation of the long history of Mexicans in the South West and the Mestizo roots of Mexican Americans. In Los Angeles, Sal Castro, a schoolteacher, leads the largest high school student walkout in American history, demanding that Chicano students be given the same educational opportunities as Anglos. In Texas, activists such as José Ángel Gutiérrez, create a new political party and change the rules of the electoral game. By the end of the 1970s Chicanos activism and identity have transformed what it means to be an American. Chicano and Latino studies are incorporated into school curriculum; Latinos are included in the political process. Join us as we continue the Latinos Americans series Tuesday October 1 at 8:00pm on witf TV.

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