WPBA TV Schedule

Sunday, January 25
5:00 PM
Death and the Civil War: American Experience
A look at how the nation was transformed by the staggering number of Civil War casualties. At the war's start, some predicted it would be a brief and bloodless affair; by war's end, however, an estimated 750,000 people were dead.
high definition
7:00 PM
The Civil War
“The Cause---1861”
"1861---The Cause," recalls slavery; the abolitionist movement; the firing on Fort Sumter; the formation of Union and Confederate armies; and the first Battle of Bull Run (Manassas). Voices include Sam Waterston (Lincoln).
9:00 PM
Klansville USA: American Experience
“Klansville USA”
The rise of the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina during the 1960s is recalled. In 1963, Bob Jones Sr. started the state's chapter for the racist organization, and grew its membership to more than 10,000 within three years.
high definition
10:00 PM
The Editor and the Dragon
A profile of Pulitzer-winning journalist Horace Carter (1921-2009), whose weekly newspaper, the Tabor City Tribune (N.C.), waged a four-year campaign against the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1950s.
11:00 PM
Atlanta Shorts
Short films by independent filmmakers are featured.
11:30 PM
Al Capone: Icon
A profile of Al Capone (1899-1947), who rose through the ranks of organized crime to rule Chicago's underworld during the Prohibition years. It is believed he ordered the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre as well as numerous other murders.
high definition