WPBA TV Schedule
End Time = 2015-01-26T00:00:00
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.
End Time = 2015-01-26T02:00:00
The Civil War
"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).
End Time = 2015-01-26T03:00:00
Klansville USA: American Experience
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.
End Time = 2015-01-26T04:00:00
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.
End Time = 2015-01-26T04:30:00
Short films by independent filmmakers are featured.
End Time = 2015-01-26T05:30:00
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.