On-Air Highlights

WITF TV Picks for the week of September 24, 2017

Written by John Kinzer, Production/Continuity Specialist witf | Sep 22, 2017 10:51 AM

Sunday September 24 at 8:00pm - The Vietnam War Part 6-  Seeing the violence and brutality of the Tet Offensive unfold on television, Americans begin to doubt Johnson's promise of "light at the end of the tunnel." LBJ decides not to run again. The country is staggered by assassinations and unrest.
Monday September 25 at 8:00pm - The Vietnam War Part 7 - With the country at odds over the war, draft-age Americans face wrenching choices. After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon narrowly wins the presidency. In Vietnam, soldiers on all sides witness terrible savagery and unflinching courage.
Tuesday September 26 at 8:00pm - The Vietnam War Part 8 - When troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. News breaks of a shocking massacre at My Lai, and questions grow about the war's rectitude. The Cambodia invasion sparks large protests, with tragic consequences.
Wednesday September 27 at 8:00pm - The Vietnam War Part 9 -  When troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. News breaks of a shocking massacre at My Lai, and questions grow about the war's rectitude. The Cambodia invasion sparks large protests, with tragic consequences.
Thursday September 28 at 8:00pm - The Vietnam War Part 10 - When troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. News breaks of a shocking massacre at My Lai, and questions grow about the war's rectitude. The Cambodia invasion sparks large protests, with tragic consequences.
Friday September 29 at 9:00pm - American Masters: Richard Linklater - Take an unconventional look at the fiercely independent filmmaking style that emerged in the late 1980s-90s, sparked by the Oscar-nominated filmmaker of Boyhood, Slacker and Dazed and Confused. Features never-before-seen footage and interviews.
Saturday September 30 at 10:00pm - Poldark - A fugitive points the way to riches. Ross and the free traders sail into a trap. Caroline and Dwight hatch a plan. Demelza faces house arrest.

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