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American Heroes Channel TV Schedule

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Saturday October 25

8:00 AM

60 min.

Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler

Part Two

TV-PG CC

How did Hitler win the support of the German people? Having fallen prey to his "fatal attraction," they were ready to support him in his road to war, genocide and an imperial German Reich that his propaganda machine claimed would reign for a 1,000-years.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Secret War

Hitler's Atom Bomb

TV-PG CC

The untold story of Hitler's race to build the atomic bomb, and the special forces unit who risked everything to save the world from a Nazi nuclear armageddon.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Secret War

Fatal Femmes

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the secret female force that operated behind enemy lines in Nazi-occupied Europe, risking their lives to take on some of the War's deadliest covert operations.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Secret War

The Triple Agent

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the French agent who turned on the Allies, betrayed a treasure trove of secrets to the Nazis, but may have been working for an entirely different, shadowy force all along.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Elser's Bomb

TV-PG CC

As Hitler begins his aggressive expansion, the German army sets up a special unit of trained soldiers to guard his military headquarters and escort him on visits to the front. Elser is arrested after Hitler comes close to being killed by his bomb.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Hitler's Train

TV-PG CC

As Hitler's empire expanded, the need for a secure, mobile military headquarters led him to use a Special Train, the Führer-Sonderzug. Code named 'Amerika', this became an armored monster with anti-aircraft armament and state-of-the-art communications.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

Hitler's Inside Man

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the Jew handpicked by the Nazis to run Poland’s largest ghetto. His survival - and the survival of his people - depends upon his collaboration. But just how far would he be willing to go for his Nazi Masters?
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The Devil's Due

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the man handpicked by the Nazi's to lead Greece. He would do Hitler's bidding, no matter what the cost and support the fueher, even in his darkest endeavors.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Lightning War

TV-PG CC

Hitler's armed forces took just four weeks to conquer Poland. Their opponent was not only outnumbered both in men and weapons, but facing a new type of warfare - Lightning War or Blitzkrieg - for which it was totally unprepared.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Britain at Bay

TV-PG CC

By the end of June 1940, Hitler was victorious in western Europe. Nazi Germany now controlled Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. Only Britain remained defiant. But the Fuehrer was certain that it could not hold out for long.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Hitler Strikes East

TV-PG CC

By the autumn of 1940, Hitler's forces were supreme in Western Europe. Britain remained undefeated but the country was isolated and Hitler no longer considered it a threat. The Fuhrer was ready for his greatest gamble - Operation Barbarossa.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Red Sun Rampant

TV-PG CC

On December 7th 1941, WWII changed dramatically as Japanese planes swooped in for a surprise attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor. A conflict that had been fought almost entirely in Europe was now to be fought worldwide.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

The Mediterranean and North Africa

TV-PG CC

Italy's dictator Benito Mussolini dreamt of recreating the Roman Empire. The Mediterranean would become Italy's lake with a great new colonial empire on its southern shore including British-controlled Egypt and Sudan.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

D-Day

TV-PG CC

June 6, 1944, the biggest seaborne invasion in history. Allied soldiers from Britain, the US and Canada land on five Normandy beaches – Gold, Sword, Utah, Omaha and Juno. Encountering mines, machine gun fire, artillery and bunkers,
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Battle for Caen

TV-PG CC

Allied soldiers push on to take their first objective, the city of Caen. They’re met by formidable Panzer forces determined to push the Allies back into the sea. For the next two months, a bloody battle of attrition is waged in the fields and villages.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

The Mediterranean and North Africa

TV-PG CC

Italy's dictator Benito Mussolini dreamt of recreating the Roman Empire. The Mediterranean would become Italy's lake with a great new colonial empire on its southern shore including British-controlled Egypt and Sudan.
 

Sunday October 26

12:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

D-Day

TV-PG CC

June 6, 1944, the biggest seaborne invasion in history. Allied soldiers from Britain, the US and Canada land on five Normandy beaches – Gold, Sword, Utah, Omaha and Juno. Encountering mines, machine gun fire, artillery and bunkers,
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Battle for Caen

TV-PG CC

Allied soldiers push on to take their first objective, the city of Caen. They’re met by formidable Panzer forces determined to push the Allies back into the sea. For the next two months, a bloody battle of attrition is waged in the fields and villages.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Lightning War

TV-PG CC

Hitler's armed forces took just four weeks to conquer Poland. Their opponent was not only outnumbered both in men and weapons, but facing a new type of warfare - Lightning War or Blitzkrieg - for which it was totally unprepared.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Britain at Bay

TV-PG CC

By the end of June 1940, Hitler was victorious in western Europe. Nazi Germany now controlled Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. Only Britain remained defiant. But the Fuehrer was certain that it could not hold out for long.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Hitler Strikes East

TV-PG CC

By the autumn of 1940, Hitler's forces were supreme in Western Europe. Britain remained undefeated but the country was isolated and Hitler no longer considered it a threat. The Fuhrer was ready for his greatest gamble - Operation Barbarossa.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Red Sun Rampant

TV-PG CC

On December 7th 1941, WWII changed dramatically as Japanese planes swooped in for a surprise attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor. A conflict that had been fought almost entirely in Europe was now to be fought worldwide.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Bullet Points

Battle For the Pacific

TV-PG CC

How did America recover from Pearl Harbor and, in one short year, achieve supremacy in the Pacific over the fearsome Japanese empire? We highlight the defining battles that turned the tide in the Pacific theater,and led to victory.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Bullet Points

Showdown in the Middle East

TV-PG CC

From 1948 to 1973 the Arabs and Israelis went to war five times for territory in the holy land of Palestine. Showdown in the Middle East highlights key operations in one of the longest ongoing conflicts in world history.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Bullet Points

Operation Desert Storm

TV-PG CC

In 1991, the United States and an unprecedented coalition of over 30 countries join forces to liberate Kuwait from invading Iraq dictator, Saddam Hussein. Highlights from the key battles, weapons and strategies that lead to a decisive victory.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Baghdad: Thunder Runs

TV-PG CC

2003, In what would become one of the most brutal and decisive battles of the Iraq war, a battalion of tanks punches a hole right into the heart of Saddam Hussein's Baghdad. They are the first Mechanised force to enter a capitol city since WWII.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Kandahar: Against All Odds

TV-PG CC

36 U.S Special forces face a Taliban insurgence 5 times their size. Facing I.E.Ds , RPG’s and vicious counter attacks they fight for their lives to take the hill of Sperwan Ghar, as control of the hill is control of Kandahar.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Fallujah: The Taking of Terror Central

TV-PG CC

Operation Phantom Fury was meant to be a 48 hour battle but insurgents, armed with IEDs and a stockpile of grenades are fighting back. US forces face one of the toughest urban conflicts since Vietnam as they try to reclaim the city.
 

12:00 PM

120 min.

AHC Films: The Hornet's Nest

TV-14 CC

Two embedded journalists follow troops through the fierce battlegrounds of Afghanistan. What resulted is unprecedented real footage telling the story of a group of U.S. troops sent on a dangerous mission inside one of Afghanistan's most hostile valleys.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

CIA Mind Control

TV-14 CC

It has all the makings of a government plot, and in this case, it happens to be true. The CIA did perform experiments with LSD as a mind-control agent. But conspiracy theorists insist it was on a much larger scale than officials ever admitted.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Roswell

TV-14 CC

Venture 60 years into the past to examine the body of Roswell evidence. Hear the stories of civilians whose lives were changed by what they saw and of military men who may have been ordered to cover-up what they knew.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Secret History of Jesus

TV-14 CC

Was the crucifixion of Jesus faked? Did he have children? This conspiracy, suggesting a direct bloodline from the Son of God, has had profound effects through the centuries and has been linked to the most creative thinkers and artists in history.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Sodom and Gomorrah

TV-PG CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the tale of Sodom and Gomorrah. Could their destruction be linked to evidence of an ancient asteroid strike?
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Exodus

TV-G CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the Exodus. Is there any truth to this tale of plagues, parting of the Red Sea, and a man named Moses? New scientific theories will be examined that support the extraordinary tale of Exodus.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Lost Gospels

TV-G CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the lost books of the Bible. We'll travel from the desert of Egypt to the labs of the Smithsonian Institution to uncover the secrets of the banned gospels of Mary Magdalene, Peter the Apostle, and Judas Iscariot.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

The Lost Mummy of Imhotep

TV-G CC

The Egyptian high priest in the movie, The Mummy, is considered by historians to be the first genius. The first to build pyramids, this physician and ruler was a god to his people. Archaeologists may have discovered his tomb in the sands of Saqqara.
 

9:00 PM

120 min.

Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries

TV-PG CC

Dr Zahi Hawass and a team of leading archaeologists have selected the ten most important discoveries in Egypt. From major battles, to mega-construction, the discoveries uncover the amazing stories of the lives of kings, queens and ordinary people.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

The Lost Mummy of Imhotep

TV-G CC

The Egyptian high priest in the movie, The Mummy, is considered by historians to be the first genius. The first to build pyramids, this physician and ruler was a god to his people. Archaeologists may have discovered his tomb in the sands of Saqqara.
 

Monday October 27

12:00 AM

120 min.

Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries

TV-PG CC

Dr Zahi Hawass and a team of leading archaeologists have selected the ten most important discoveries in Egypt. From major battles, to mega-construction, the discoveries uncover the amazing stories of the lives of kings, queens and ordinary people.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Lost Gospels

TV-G CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the lost books of the Bible. We'll travel from the desert of Egypt to the labs of the Smithsonian Institution to uncover the secrets of the banned gospels of Mary Magdalene, Peter the Apostle, and Judas Iscariot.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Exodus

TV-G CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the Exodus. Is there any truth to this tale of plagues, parting of the Red Sea, and a man named Moses? New scientific theories will be examined that support the extraordinary tale of Exodus.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Sodom and Gomorrah

TV-PG CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the tale of Sodom and Gomorrah. Could their destruction be linked to evidence of an ancient asteroid strike?
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Secret History of Jesus

TV-14 CC

Was the crucifixion of Jesus faked? Did he have children? This conspiracy, suggesting a direct bloodline from the Son of God, has had profound effects through the centuries and has been linked to the most creative thinkers and artists in history.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

CIA Mind Control

TV-14 CC

It has all the makings of a government plot, and in this case, it happens to be true. The CIA did perform experiments with LSD as a mind-control agent. But conspiracy theorists insist it was on a much larger scale than officials ever admitted.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Roswell

TV-14 CC

Venture 60 years into the past to examine the body of Roswell evidence. Hear the stories of civilians whose lives were changed by what they saw and of military men who may have been ordered to cover-up what they knew.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Nazi UFO Conspiracy

TV-PG CC

A credible investigation of possible connections between UFO sightings in the past half century and secret flying saucer technologies developed by the Nazis in WW2.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Warplane

Air Force to Air Power

TV-PG CC

World War II was an era of rapid innovation and terrible destruction from above. This was the period where national air forces came of age, where individual planes coalesced into unstoppable squadrons, and where wartime tactics were dictated from the sky.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Warplane

Jet Age

TV-PG CC

In the latter days of World War II, Britain and Germany feverishly advanced early dreams of a jet airplane that would revolutionize existing airplane roles and create an entirely new generation of mission-specific machines.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Warplane

Age of Stealth

TV-PG CC

Over the trenches of World War I, the "eye in the sky" had been indispensable. Since that time, developers have worked endlessly to make planes harder to spot and shoot down. Each advance was met by a counter-advance, until the birth of the computer.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of France

TV-PG CC

At the outset of WWII, the Germans pioneered a new form of mobile armored warfare. This is the story of how the Nazi's unleashed the blitzkrieg on Western Europe as thousands of Panzer tanks raced across rugged terrain and crushed Allied defenses.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Tunisia

TV-PG CC

By 1942, Rommel's Afrika Corps has been pushed back to Tunisia and the new US tank force lands in North Africa. This is the story of the final North African battles as two of history's most famed tank commanders - Patton and Rommel - go head to head.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Italy

TV-PG CC

In 1943, tanks of the Canadian Armored Corps make their combat debut on the European mainland. This is the story of the Canadian tankers who fight their way up the Italian peninsula in the push to liberate Rome from Nazi occupation.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Kursk: Southern Front

TV-PG CC

The Battle of Kursk comes to a climax at the Russian village of Prokhorovka in July 1943. This is the story of the largest tank battle in military history, as elite SS troops face off against Russian defenders determined to stop them whatever the cost.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Amazing Colonel Doolittle

TV-PG CC

The citizens of Japan could not believe their eyes when Americans dared to fly an audacious bombing mission against Tokyo only a few months after Pearl Harbor.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Secrets Behind the Battle of Guadalcanal

TV-PG CC

Hundreds of sailors, eight ships and two American Admirals were to be lost in actions where valor overcame many mistakes on both sides - leading to the defeat of the Japanese Admiral Yamamoto.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Greatest Sea/Air Battle in History

TV-PG CC

There have been larger land battles and more protracted air campaigns than Okinawa, but this was a combined operation, unparalleled in size, scope and ferocity.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Destroy the German Oil Fields

TV-PG CC

Amazing new footage has become available showing the raid by the U.S. Air Force against Ploesti oil fields in Romania that supplied 60 percent of Hitler's oil in 1943.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

When Hitler Invaded America

TV-PG CC

In June 1942 two German U-Boats landed secret agents on Long Island and at Jacksonville, Florida. Their aim was sabotage . . . but their methods left a lot to be desired.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

What Really Happened to Rommel

TV-PG CC

He was nicknamed the 'Desert Fox', and highly decorated by Hitler. But Rommel did not sympathize with the Nazi party and may have been involved in the plot to kill Hitler. Did the legendary German General commit suicide, or was he murdered?
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Nazi Plundering of Europe

TV-PG CC

Throughout occupied Europe the Nazis systematically plundered the museums, galleries and private collections. At the War's end, a massive effort was mounted by the Allies to locate these missing treasures. But even today, many are still missing.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

When Hitler Invaded America

TV-PG CC

In June 1942 two German U-Boats landed secret agents on Long Island and at Jacksonville, Florida. Their aim was sabotage . . . but their methods left a lot to be desired.
 

Tuesday October 28

12:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

What Really Happened to Rommel

TV-PG CC

He was nicknamed the 'Desert Fox', and highly decorated by Hitler. But Rommel did not sympathize with the Nazi party and may have been involved in the plot to kill Hitler. Did the legendary German General commit suicide, or was he murdered?
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Nazi Plundering of Europe

TV-PG CC

Throughout occupied Europe the Nazis systematically plundered the museums, galleries and private collections. At the War's end, a massive effort was mounted by the Allies to locate these missing treasures. But even today, many are still missing.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Destroy the German Oil Fields

TV-PG CC

Amazing new footage has become available showing the raid by the U.S. Air Force against Ploesti oil fields in Romania that supplied 60 percent of Hitler's oil in 1943.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Greatest Sea/Air Battle in History

TV-PG CC

There have been larger land battles and more protracted air campaigns than Okinawa, but this was a combined operation, unparalleled in size, scope and ferocity.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Secrets Behind the Battle of Guadalcanal

TV-PG CC

Hundreds of sailors, eight ships and two American Admirals were to be lost in actions where valor overcame many mistakes on both sides - leading to the defeat of the Japanese Admiral Yamamoto.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Amazing Colonel Doolittle

TV-PG CC

The citizens of Japan could not believe their eyes when Americans dared to fly an audacious bombing mission against Tokyo only a few months after Pearl Harbor.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

History Exposed

D-Day Deceptions

TV-PG CC

It was the greatest secret of World War Two, the time and place of the D-Day invasion. As the future of Europe and the world hung in the balance, an intricate web of lies tied up German army divisions across Europe, concealing the truth.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

History Exposed

Nazi Gold

TV-PG CC

It is the greatest heist in history. The Nazis fund a war machine with possessions they steal from people expelled or executed. The systematic looting of national treasuries, bank vaults and priceless art along with the confiscation of private property.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

History Exposed

Secret Weapons of the Third Reich

TV-PG CC

They’re weapons beyond imagination in World War II. Weapons systems that were far beyond anything the Allies had in World War II. Deployed properly, they could have changed the outcome of the war.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Killing Hitler

TV-PG CC

On July 20, 1944, members of Hitler's General Staff detonated a bomb designed to kill their leader and his henchman. The bombing was to lead to the overthrow of Nazi Germany and an early end to the war. Find out why this famous coup failed.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Plots to Kill Lincoln

TV-PG CC

Before he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln was the target of at least five other assassination conspiracies. Using forensic analysis and reenactments, examine each of these forgotten plots.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Custer's Last Stand

TV-PG CC

On June 25, 1876, George Armstrong Custer stumbled on one of the largest Indian camps the Plains had seen. Vastly outnumbered, Custer and his troops fell to the Indians at Little Big Horn. Scientists examine artifacts to recreate this famous battle.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

America's First Nations

Episode 1

TV-14

Long before Columbus, the Native American tribes of the northeast were locked in a bitter and bloody conflict. Then, a great warrior and a great peacemaker came together to end the conflict and found the Iroquois Confederacy -- America's first democracy.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

Rebels and Redcoats

TV-PG CC

With the British government two months away by sea, the American colonies operated with great freedom. But the imposition of a tax on the colonies sparked protests that escalated into revolution.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

Independence

TV-PG CC

Under the leadership of George Washington, the American Army had early success driving the British from Boston. But as the war progressed the Americans met with resounding defeat in New York.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

Misfortunes of War

TV-PG CC

The British plan for the summer of 1777 was to cut New England off from her less rebellious neighbors. American success in thwarting this strategy convinced France and Spain to back the rebels.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

A War Without End

TV-PG CC

The years 1778 and 1779 featured profiteering on the homefront, the growth of the American Navy, and Spain's entrance into the French-American alliance.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

The Dark Days

TV-PG CC

The young nation faced trying times in 1780, as the British invaded the South, Savannah fell to the British, Benedict Arnold committed treason, and civilians experienced great hardships.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

A Harvest of Victory

TV-PG CC

The United States struggled to form itself in the years from 1781 to 1783, as Congress pacified mutineers with cannons, Congress signed the Articles of Confederation, and Washington kept the Army together.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Real Gangs of New York

TV-PG CC

Go beyond the movie to uncover the hardship, political corruption and brutal gang wars of antebellum New York. Based on the book by Herbert Asbury, "Gangs of New York" paints a gritty picture of New York's Five Points area in the early 19th century.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Wild West's Most Wanted

TV-PG CC

Go beyond the Wanted posters. From Jesse James to Butch Cassidy, outlaws of the West have been immortalized in American mythology. Admired for their passion and lawlessness, these glorified masters of the quick draw were murderers, thieves and thugs.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Gettysburg: The Battle That Changed America

TV-PG CC

The Battle of Gettysburg is the most important event in American history since the Declaration of Independence. See how close the South came to winning the battle - and almost changing history.
 

10:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Patton and Grant

TV-PG

The truth about America’s greatest generals is obscured by myth. Learn that George Patton’s nickname "Blood and Guts" doesn’t mean what you might think and that Ulysses S. Grant’s reputation as a drunk and a butcher is undeserved.
 

10:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Last Man Standing

TV-PG CC

The true stories of the Alamo and Custer’s Last Stand are very different from the way we remember them. Find out how Davy Crockett really died - and why General Custer might have been court-martialed if he hadn’t attacked the Indians that outnumbered him.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Wild West's Most Wanted

TV-PG CC

Go beyond the Wanted posters. From Jesse James to Butch Cassidy, outlaws of the West have been immortalized in American mythology. Admired for their passion and lawlessness, these glorified masters of the quick draw were murderers, thieves and thugs.
 

Wednesday October 29

12:00 AM

60 min.

Gettysburg: The Battle That Changed America

TV-PG CC

The Battle of Gettysburg is the most important event in American history since the Declaration of Independence. See how close the South came to winning the battle - and almost changing history.
 

1:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Patton and Grant

TV-PG

The truth about America’s greatest generals is obscured by myth. Learn that George Patton’s nickname "Blood and Guts" doesn’t mean what you might think and that Ulysses S. Grant’s reputation as a drunk and a butcher is undeserved.
 

1:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Last Man Standing

TV-PG CC

The true stories of the Alamo and Custer’s Last Stand are very different from the way we remember them. Find out how Davy Crockett really died - and why General Custer might have been court-martialed if he hadn’t attacked the Indians that outnumbered him.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Real Gangs of New York

TV-PG CC

Go beyond the movie to uncover the hardship, political corruption and brutal gang wars of antebellum New York. Based on the book by Herbert Asbury, "Gangs of New York" paints a gritty picture of New York's Five Points area in the early 19th century.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

A War Without End

TV-PG CC

The years 1778 and 1779 featured profiteering on the homefront, the growth of the American Navy, and Spain's entrance into the French-American alliance.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

The Dark Days

TV-PG CC

The young nation faced trying times in 1780, as the British invaded the South, Savannah fell to the British, Benedict Arnold committed treason, and civilians experienced great hardships.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

A Harvest of Victory

TV-PG CC

The United States struggled to form itself in the years from 1781 to 1783, as Congress pacified mutineers with cannons, Congress signed the Articles of Confederation, and Washington kept the Army together.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Outlaws and Lawmen

Legacy of War

TV-G CC

After the Civil War, armed outlaws committed crime unknown before that time--holding up banks and robbing trains at gunpoint. Outlaws like Cole Younger, and Frank and Jesse James wreaked havoc on the nation.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Outlaws and Lawmen

Tall in the Saddle

TV-G CC

The heartland of the lone gunman culture was the celebrated Kansas cowtown of Dodge City. The gunmen who made their reputations in Dodge City included Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and others.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Outlaws and Lawmen

The Train Robbers

TV-G CC

After the Civil War, the railroads were seen as the machines of the Yankees and therefore fair game. Train robberies captured the public's imagination, but often caused human injury and property damage.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Curse of Montezuma's Gold

TV-PG CC

Mysterious and bizarre deaths happen when an amateur prospector searches for lost Aztec treasure. Is this the curse of Montezuma’s Treasure at work?
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Search for Our Lady of Atocha

TV-PG CC

This is a story of one man’s obsession to find a lost Spanish Galleon loaded with treasure. He risked everything – and faced terrible personal tragedy in his quest.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Secret of Superstition Mountain

TV-PG CC

Had a mysterious German prospector, known as the Dutchman, found the richest gold mine in America? When he died keeping the mine’s location secret, Dick Holmes - a young cowhand - went on a quest to track it down.
 

12:00 PM

120 min.

Gold Fever

Eureka!

TV-14 CC

Part 1: Gold is first discovered in California. The new American dream is born. Boston Company, a motley group of gold seekers including Dr. Charles Robinson, make the dangerous trek west to the gold fields while entrepreneur Sam Brannan mines the miners.
 

2:00 PM

120 min.

Gold Fever

Battle for Gold

TV-14 CC

Part 2: Brannan takes over the gold fields, evicting miners from their claims, but the men of Boston Company won't back down without a fight. Doc Robinson leads a protest that devolves into a battle that will change the miners - and the country - forever.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Butch and Sundance

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The controversy surrounding Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has raged since the famous shootout in Bolivia in 1908. Travel to San Vincente, Bolivia, to investigate the rumors that these outlaws survived the ambush and returned to the United States.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Jesse James - The South's Last Rebel

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From the ashes of the Confederacy rises a bold rebel outlaw determined to get rich... and get even. Jesse James is seen by many as a modern day Robin Hood – a Southern gentlemen avenging the efforts of Northern businessmen to exploit his territory.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Wild Bill - Marksman and Marked Man

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When the most famous man in the Old West outlives his legend, he becomes the target of gunslingers eager to make legends of their own – by shooting him dead.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

The Tombstone Vendetta

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When one of the frontier’s bravest men discovers the limits of the law in the most dangerous boomtown in the West, he exacts his own brand of justice on the cowboys who shot his brothers.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

John Wesley Hardin - The Dark Heart of Texas

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In the turbulent aftermath of the Civil War, a volatile gunman wages a bloody crusade against anyone who stands between himself and his notions of freedom.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Tom Horn - Grim Reaper of the Rockies

TV-PG CC

As the Wild West becomes settled, this mysterious hit man kills for men who want to preserve the old order – where violence rules all. But the law isn’t giving in this time.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Billy the Kid - The Phantom of Lincoln County

TV-PG CC

On a bloodstained frontier where corruption is king, an unlikely hero becomes a crusader for justice... and revenge. By the time of his death at the age of 21, everyone in the country had heard of Billy the Kid.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

John Wesley Hardin - The Dark Heart of Texas

TV-PG CC

In the turbulent aftermath of the Civil War, a volatile gunman wages a bloody crusade against anyone who stands between himself and his notions of freedom.
 

Thursday October 30

12:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Tom Horn - Grim Reaper of the Rockies

TV-PG CC

As the Wild West becomes settled, this mysterious hit man kills for men who want to preserve the old order – where violence rules all. But the law isn’t giving in this time.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Billy the Kid - The Phantom of Lincoln County

TV-PG CC

On a bloodstained frontier where corruption is king, an unlikely hero becomes a crusader for justice... and revenge. By the time of his death at the age of 21, everyone in the country had heard of Billy the Kid.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

The Tombstone Vendetta

TV-PG CC

When one of the frontier’s bravest men discovers the limits of the law in the most dangerous boomtown in the West, he exacts his own brand of justice on the cowboys who shot his brothers.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Wild Bill - Marksman and Marked Man

TV-PG CC

When the most famous man in the Old West outlives his legend, he becomes the target of gunslingers eager to make legends of their own – by shooting him dead.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Jesse James - The South's Last Rebel

TV-PG CC

From the ashes of the Confederacy rises a bold rebel outlaw determined to get rich... and get even. Jesse James is seen by many as a modern day Robin Hood – a Southern gentlemen avenging the efforts of Northern businessmen to exploit his territory.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Butch and Sundance

TV-PG CC

The controversy surrounding Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has raged since the famous shootout in Bolivia in 1908. Travel to San Vincente, Bolivia, to investigate the rumors that these outlaws survived the ambush and returned to the United States.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Wild West's Most Wanted

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Go beyond the Wanted posters. From Jesse James to Butch Cassidy, outlaws of the West have been immortalized in American mythology. Admired for their passion and lawlessness, these glorified masters of the quick draw were murderers, thieves and thugs.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

The Alamo

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The diary of a Mexican officer who fought at the Alamo has spurred controversy and outrage regarding Davy Crockett and the Texas revolutionaries. These startling revelations challenge the traditional history and heroism of these Alamo defenders.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Gettysburg: Pickett's Charge

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The North mythologized Pickett's Charge as the last gasp of a desperate Confederate Army. The South mythologized the battle as a gallant last stand. Take a look at this turning point in American history in a new light.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Narrow Escapes of WWII

Manstein Holds the Line

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Fleeing from the Russian troops, Erich von Manstein devised one of the most brilliant escapes in military history - one that is still studied in military schools.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Narrow Escapes of WWII

Tobruk: Outfoxing Rommel

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‘Morshead holds Tobruk’ tells the heroic story of Australian General Leslie Morshead and his brilliant defence of Tobruk.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Narrow Escapes of WWII

The Black Battalion

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Unsung heroes: the battalion of black soldiers who were surrounded, down to their last ten rounds, and yet who helped win the Battle of the Bulge.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Secret War

The Avenging Force

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German Jews join British Special Forces to fight behind enemy lines, disguised as Nazi troops. They take on some of the War's most dangeous missions, dishing out their own brand of revenge on Hitler's Reich.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Secret War

The Real 007

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The untold story of the suave but deadly super spy who may be the inspiration for Ian Fleming's James Bond.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

Killing of Reinhard Heydrich

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Reinhard Heydrich was one of the main architects of the Holocaust - answering directly to Hitler. Heydrich chaired the infamous Wandsee conference - which approved the deportation of the Jews to extermination camps.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

Who Killed Heinrich Himmler?

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Heinrich Himmler was a street fighter who took control of one of Hitler's most feared terror machines - the 'Einsatzgruppen' tasked with depopulating Eastern Europe and Russia so that 'pure' Germans could take their place.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

The Misfits Gather

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Adolf Hitler finds his political destiny in the post-war turmoil of Munich. He quickly dominates a fringe party & builds it into the Nazi Party. As he recruits men to the cause, they plot to seize power in a dramatic coup known as the Beerhall Putsch.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Becoming Respectable

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In 1924, Adolf Hitler stands trial for his embarrassing failure known as the Beer Hall Putsch. Hitler's found guilty of High Treason and sentenced to five years in priosn. There, he writes a book - Mein Kampf - which will define Nazism.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Seizing Power

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In 1930, Germany is in the midst of the Great Depression. Germany looks like it's in a never ending cycle of boom and bust. One man has predicted this all along. Adolf Hitler, blames it entirely on the Democratic Weimar Government.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

In Power

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Adolf Hitler has a secret agenda, to rid Germany of the Jews. By 1938, he has won German hearts & minds of the German people. Then 1,000 synagogues burnt & 91 Jews killed in a single night. Now Hitler attacks his enemies like the Jews with impunity.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Preparing for War

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In November 1937, Adolph Hitler summons his generals and unveils his military plans. Germany will annex Austria and the German speaking lands in Czechoslovakia, the Sudetenland, as soon as possible. The war is only just beginning.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Hitler's Biggest Blunder

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Spring 1941. Adolph Hitler is at the height of his power. He’s conquered most of Europe; in Germany he’s a national hero. Yet the war is about to change and the German people will soon discover that what they’re being told is full of lies.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

WWII's Greatest Raids

Hitler's Last Bridge

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A brave band of regular GI’s are tasked with saving the last bridge and final gateway to the Third Reich. The bridge is bristling with German guns loaded with explosives. Worse, the enemy plan to destroy the bridge if the American unit assaults it.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Preparing for War

TV-14 CC

In November 1937, Adolph Hitler summons his generals and unveils his military plans. Germany will annex Austria and the German speaking lands in Czechoslovakia, the Sudetenland, as soon as possible. The war is only just beginning.
 

Friday October 31

12:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Hitler's Biggest Blunder

TV-14 CC

Spring 1941. Adolph Hitler is at the height of his power. He’s conquered most of Europe; in Germany he’s a national hero. Yet the war is about to change and the German people will soon discover that what they’re being told is full of lies.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

WWII's Greatest Raids

Hitler's Last Bridge

TV-PG CC

A brave band of regular GI’s are tasked with saving the last bridge and final gateway to the Third Reich. The bridge is bristling with German guns loaded with explosives. Worse, the enemy plan to destroy the bridge if the American unit assaults it.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

The Misfits Gather

TV-14 CC

Adolf Hitler finds his political destiny in the post-war turmoil of Munich. He quickly dominates a fringe party & builds it into the Nazi Party. As he recruits men to the cause, they plot to seize power in a dramatic coup known as the Beerhall Putsch.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Becoming Respectable

TV-14 CC

In 1924, Adolf Hitler stands trial for his embarrassing failure known as the Beer Hall Putsch. Hitler's found guilty of High Treason and sentenced to five years in priosn. There, he writes a book - Mein Kampf - which will define Nazism.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Seizing Power

TV-14 CC

In 1930, Germany is in the midst of the Great Depression. Germany looks like it's in a never ending cycle of boom and bust. One man has predicted this all along. Adolf Hitler, blames it entirely on the Democratic Weimar Government.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

In Power

TV-14 CC

Adolf Hitler has a secret agenda, to rid Germany of the Jews. By 1938, he has won German hearts & minds of the German people. Then 1,000 synagogues burnt & 91 Jews killed in a single night. Now Hitler attacks his enemies like the Jews with impunity.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Columbus: Secrets From the Grave

TV-G CC

Columbus kept the truth of his identity carefully hidden. Claimed by Italians as the son of Genoa, he has been claimed the son of a privateer, a pope and a Jew. Follow a descendant of Columbus on a quest to discover her famous ancestor's true origins.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Pyramid of Doom, The: An Ancient Murder Mystery

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Excavations at an ancient pyramid in Peru reveal some 70 skeletons grotesquely splayed across a mud plaza in positions of sudden, violent death. An archaeological team reveals a dark side of one of antiquity's most brilliant civilizations.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Mystery of the Lost Catacombs

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Beneath the Vatican, scientists have uncovered thousands of ancient Roman skeletons in a mysterious catacomb. It's the ultimate cold-case: who are these people and why were they buried here, piled high in a series of secret chambers?
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Mysteries of Asia

Secrets of the Great Wall

TV-G CC

The story of the Great Wall of China is the story of emperors who built it, the guardsmen who manned its outposts, and the Chinese people who were imprisoned by it.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Mysteries of Asia

The Lost Temples of India

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The center of Indian culture and religion, the temples of southern India provide a inside look at the Indian civilization that is largely unknown to western tourists.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Mysteries of Asia

Jewels in the Jungle

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The ruins of Angkor, deep in the jungle, reveal a vast civilization built by the ancestors of the Khmer people that, once discovered, created more questions than answers.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Nefertiti: Mummy Queen Mystery

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Nefertiti, the most famous and beautiful of Egyptian queens, disappeared without any mention of what became of her, or where her mummy ended up. Zahi Hawass will undertake a new investigation, using DNA testing and medical imaging to solve her mystery.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Rameses

Rameses

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Was Rameses I murdered? The mummy has never been positively identified, but Zahi Hawass believes he has found it. With new CT and DNA technology, genetic testing, medical imaging and carbon dating, Zahi will set the record straight.
 

2:00 PM

120 min.

Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries

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Dr Zahi Hawass and a team of leading archaeologists have selected the ten most important discoveries in Egypt. From major battles, to mega-construction, the discoveries uncover the amazing stories of the lives of kings, queens and ordinary people.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

The Lost City of El Dorado

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Legend tells that somewhere in South America there is a great city of gold, El Dorado, a fabulously rich and sophisticated kingdom. To most people it is just a legend. But to explorer Percy Fawcett, it's real.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

Himmler and the Holy Grail

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The Holy Grail is the most prized relic of Christianity. Nazi SS leader, Heinrich Himmler, is obsessed with the idea of creating a new Nazi religion and believes the Holy Grail will give him super-human powers. He sets up a top secret mission to find it.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

Hitler and the Spear of Destiny

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As Hitler's army over powers Austria, he immediately takes possession of the Spear that is said to have pierced the side of Christ. Then, as Germany lies in ruin at the end of WWII, the spear is in jeopardy of being stolen, or lost forever.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

The Final Solution

TV-14 CC

This is the story of how Hitler and the Nazis groomed the German nation, making them complicit in the worst genocide in human history, the slaughter of some 6 million Jews.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Plots and Delusions

TV-14 CC

By 1944, it’s all going wrong for Adolf Hitler. With defeat after defeat, his public image as a genius leading the German people to victory is no longer believable. Meanwhile, two army Colonels are plotting to kill Hitler and overthrow the Nazi Regime.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

Hawaiian Koa Warriors

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The Hawaiian Koa were elite warriors in a land dominated by war. They were grand masters of a martial art called Lua- a way to break every bone in an enemy's body. When Captain Cook lands on Hawaii, the Koa warriors greet him in the worst way.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

Ninja

TV-PG

In 1562, a young warlord, called Tokugawa Ieyasu hires a specialist called Hattori Hanzo to help him free his daughters who are being held hostage in a castle. Through a hard journey, they end up inaugurating a golden era for Japan and the Ninja.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Plots and Delusions

TV-14 CC

By 1944, it’s all going wrong for Adolf Hitler. With defeat after defeat, his public image as a genius leading the German people to victory is no longer believable. Meanwhile, two army Colonels are plotting to kill Hitler and overthrow the Nazi Regime.
 

Saturday November 1

12:00 AM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

Hawaiian Koa Warriors

TV-PG CC

The Hawaiian Koa were elite warriors in a land dominated by war. They were grand masters of a martial art called Lua- a way to break every bone in an enemy's body. When Captain Cook lands on Hawaii, the Koa warriors greet him in the worst way.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

Ninja

TV-PG

In 1562, a young warlord, called Tokugawa Ieyasu hires a specialist called Hattori Hanzo to help him free his daughters who are being held hostage in a castle. Through a hard journey, they end up inaugurating a golden era for Japan and the Ninja.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

The Final Solution

TV-14 CC

This is the story of how Hitler and the Nazis groomed the German nation, making them complicit in the worst genocide in human history, the slaughter of some 6 million Jews.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

Hitler and the Spear of Destiny

TV-PG CC

As Hitler's army over powers Austria, he immediately takes possession of the Spear that is said to have pierced the side of Christ. Then, as Germany lies in ruin at the end of WWII, the spear is in jeopardy of being stolen, or lost forever.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

Himmler and the Holy Grail

TV-PG CC

The Holy Grail is the most prized relic of Christianity. Nazi SS leader, Heinrich Himmler, is obsessed with the idea of creating a new Nazi religion and believes the Holy Grail will give him super-human powers. He sets up a top secret mission to find it.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

The Lost City of El Dorado

TV-PG CC

Legend tells that somewhere in South America there is a great city of gold, El Dorado, a fabulously rich and sophisticated kingdom. To most people it is just a legend. But to explorer Percy Fawcett, it's real.
 

6:00 AM

30 min.

Infamous Assassinations

Ronald Reagan

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President Ronald Reagan emerges from the Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. when suddenly, he’s shot. This is the story of how Ronald Reagan survives the ambush and why John Hinckley Junior wants him dead.
 

6:30 AM

30 min.

Infamous Assassinations

Martin Luther King Jr.

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At the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr, delivers his last speech in Memphis, Tennessee. Soon after, he’s shot in his hotel room balcony. It's a terrifying assassination. A world-wide man hunt ensues.
 

7:00 AM

30 min.

Infamous Assassinations

Robert F. Kennedy

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Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy finishes a victory speech at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. While exiting, an assassin jumps out and opens fire. Bobby’s mortally wounded. Find out why Sirhan Sirhan wants RFK killed.
 
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