HISTORY

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights. But his actions in the White House told a different story when he dared to champion two laws that changed America and the world.

Tuesday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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Cambridge Taxis Strike

Cab drivers in Cambridge staged a protest and strike Monday to demand that government authorities take action to regulate Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing companies they say are unfairly hurting their livelihoods.

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FRONTLINE

Gunned Down

Veteran filmmaker Michael Kirk investigates the NRA, its political evolution and influence, and how it has consistently succeeded in defeating new gun control legislation.

Tuesday at 10pm on WGBH 2

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SECRETS OF THE DEAD

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

George Clooney narrates the Season 13 premiere, which recalls how the JFK assassination was reported by journalists on the scene in Dallas and Walter Cronkite, who anchored CBS News' coverage from New York.

Tuesday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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The Wisdom of Ancient Buildings

The Burj Khalifa might be the tallest building in the world, but is it the most advanced? MIT Professor John Ochsendorf thinks that today’s architects should take a page from classical structures.

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Virtuosity: The Cliburn

Watch the world’s best young pianists try to make a name for themselves at the Cliburn, a high-stakes piano competition that becomes as much a test of character as a musical proving ground.

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