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January 2021 Program Highlights:

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:00pm

Rochester, NY -- PBS, as part of its 50th anniversary crowdsourced storytelling project PBS American Portrait, presents this four-part documentary series, which captures the remarkable story of 2020 through the voices of everyday people from every U.S. state and territory. PBS American Portrait premieres on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 9 p.m.

Friday, January 1, 2021 - 11:00am

Rochester, NY -- In the midst of a world-wide pandemic, The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual New Year’s Day concert of waltzes, polkas and more from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein. New Year's Day from Vienna 2021 airs Friday, January 1, 2021 at 11 a.m.

Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 9:00pm

Rochester, NY -- Guest host LeVar Burton presents a program celebrating the author he calls “potent and polemical.” Selected Shorts: Celebrating James Baldwin airs Sunday, January 10 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370. Christopher Jackson reads an excerpt from Baldwin’s famous letter “The Fire Next Time” in My Dungeon Shook, where he addresses internalized racism.



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