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A new film takes an irreverent look at the Electoral College. We talk with the co-producer of Electoral Dysfunction.

New Doc Goes Behind the Scenes of Wisconsin’s Historic Labor Battle

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We talk with the filmmaker behind As Goes Janesville, which goes deep into Wisconsin’s historic labor battle under Gov. Scott Walker.

"American Experience"

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Olympic hero Jesse Owens is profiled in a new PBS documentary premiering Tuesday night on WTTW11. We talk with two of Jesse Owens' daughters about his remarkable life.

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Architect Michael Graves changed American cities in the 1980s and designed thousands of products for Target. Then, a mysterious illness paralyzed him and gave his career new purpose. We preview Geoffrey Baer's new Graves documentary.

 

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Young poets and storytellers compete this week at the Louder Than a Bomb festival. We talk to the co-founder of the fest and one of its stars.

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Chicago Tonight presents a 30-minute special after Frontline: The Interrupters airs on our station tonight. Join us at 10:00 pm for a series of three panel discussions moderated by Carol Marin and Phil Ponce, and produced by Emmy winner Jay Shefsky.

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It's a big year for Chicago's Joffrey Ballet. We hear all about it from the artistic director, and a visiting guest from the Royal Ballet in London.

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Bayard Rustin

On this Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, we meet the man behind the March on Washington, the "invisible man" of the Civil Rights movement -- Bayard Rustin.

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Jeanne Gang

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang recently won a MacArthur Genius grant. Gang is the subject of a new, in-depth profile airing nationally on PBS: Jeanne Gang: The Sky's the Limit.

Documentary on Tourette Syndrome

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Ariel Small is the subject of a documentary on Tourette Syndrome.

A new documentary that will air here on Channel 11 showcases a Highland Park High School senior with Tourette Syndrome. We hear from that young man who's become an inspirational youth ambassador for a disorder that's often misunderstood.

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William G. McGowan

A new documentary tells the story of the largely forgotten man who changed the telephone business forever. We preview Long Distance Warrior,  the film about MCI and the break-up of the AT&T monopoly.

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