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

Featured Programming

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 6:30pm
Join WXXI for a free preview screening of a new PBS series that explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.This event has been CANCELLED.


"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.
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

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 10:00pm
This film explores the fallout of China's one-child policy that lasted from 1979 to 2015.
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.
Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
Meet the dynasty that ruled Britain with an iron fist.
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 2:00pm
Enjoy this extraordinary concert at the O2 Arena in London.
Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 6:30pm
Celebrate George Harrison’s life in this 2002 memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall.



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