History

History programs on WXXI TV and Radio as well as online discussion and special events hosted by WXXI are featured below.

Featured Programming

Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 6:30pm
Celebrate George Harrison’s life in this 2002 memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall.
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 7:00pm
Enjoy this extraordinary concert at the O2 Arena in London.
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 9:00pm
Matt Paxton and his team take a unique and compelling look at our homes and the hidden treasures, heirlooms and precious memories to be found within them.

History

"Tom's War," the newest animated short from StoryCorps, brings a new dimension to our current remembrance of Vietnam. See this animated short on-demand
Examine the Vietnam War and its impact through interviews conducted on “The Dick Cavett Show.”
Join President and Mrs. Obama for an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States.
On-Demand: The Battle of Chosin recounts this epic conflict through the heroic stories of the men who fought it.
Host Mark Siegrist travels with nineteen World War II veterans from around Wisconsin as they return to Pearl Harbor in June of 2012. He captures their memories, stories, thoughts and feelings about the event that catapulted the United States into World War II. For many of the veterans, this is the first time talking about those experiences.
Recounts the stories of these ordinary men who became extraordinary heroes, as they gather one last time.
On-Demand
Hear how a single, controversial issue—who serves in the military—continues to define America. Watch On-Demand
A collection of West Pointers poignantly share, sometimes with great emotion, their first-hand stories about the carnage of war, the war's impact on their lives and beliefs, and their enduring bonds of brotherhood.

Recently Aired

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 2:00pm
The rich history of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) began before the end of slavery, flourished in the 20th century and profoundly influenced the course of the nation for more than 150 years — yet remains largely unknown. 
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 4:00pm
Learn how black and Hispanic families counsel their kids to stay safe if they’re stopped by police.
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
Harvest traces the history and evolution of the farming and agricultural community in upstate New York over six generations through the lives and stories of farming families and the communities they help build.
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 9:00pm
WXXI presents two back-to-back performances celebrating the legendary Carpenters.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
Harvest traces the history and evolution of the farming and agricultural community in upstate New York over six generations through the lives and stories of farming families and the communities they help build.
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