Western Reserve Public Media
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Western Reserve Public Media Honors Veterans With Special Programming in November

Kent, Ohio — Oct. 29, 2018 — In recognition of Veterans Day, Western Reserve Public Media presents related programming throughout the month of November on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1) and Fusion (WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2). Shows that are airing for the first time are marked with an asterisk. One of the programs, LOST VOICES OF THE GREAT WAR: SUMMIT COUNTY IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR, is a new locally produced documentary that recounts the story of Summit County residents’ experiences at home and overseas during World War I. It was produced by Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and The University of Akron.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

9 PM     Western Reserve PBS
Nova, Last B-24*
Underwater archaeologists investigate a B-24 Liberator bomber that crashed into the sea in 1944.

 

Saturday, Nov. 10

7 PM     Fusion
Wings for Maggie Ray

The life and legacy of long-distance aviation racer Margaret “Maggie” Ringenberg are explored.

 

Sunday, Nov. 11

2:30 PM    Western Reserve PBS
GI Jews—Jewish Americans in World War II

The story of the 550,000 brave Jewish Americans who served in World War II is revealed.

4 PM    Fusion
Doolittle’s Raiders: A Final Toast

The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders accomplished a daring raid on Japan during World War II in 1942.

9 PM    Fusion
Music & Might: A Tribute to Vietnam Veterans

This moving tribute features performers from the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

10 PM    Fusion
Music & Might: Above and Beyond the Call of Duty*
Over 1,000 performers celebrate the United States military and recipients of the Medal of Honor.

 

Monday, Nov. 12

9 PM    Western Reserve PBS
Lost Voices of the Great War: Summit County in the First World War*
This locally produced documentary recounts the experiences of Summit County residents during World War I.

10 PM    Western Reserve PBS
Journey Home to the USS Arizona

The family of Raymond Haerry Sr. place his ashes aboard the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 13

8 PM    Western Reserve PBS
We’ll Meet Again: Saved in Vietnam*

Join Ann Curry as two Vietnam veterans search for the heroes who saved them during the war.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 14

8 PM    Fusion
Lost Voices of the Great War: Summit County in the First World War*
This locally produced documentary recounts the experiences of Summit County residents during World War I.

 

Thursday, Nov. 15

7 PM    Fusion
We’ll Meet Again: Saved in Vietnam*

Join Ann Curry as two Vietnam veterans search for the heroes who saved them during the war.

 

Saturday, Nov. 17

Noon    Fusion
Lost Voices of the Great War: Summit County in the First World War*

This locally produced documentary recounts the experiences of Summit County residents during World War I.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 28

8 PM    Fusion
Nova, Last B-24*
Underwater archaeologists investigate a B-24 Liberator bomber that crashed into the sea in 1944.

 

The complete WNEO-WEAO Veterans Day programming schedule can also be found at westernreservepublicmedia.org.


About Western Reserve Public Media
Western Reserve Public Media is the business name of Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

A trusted community resource, Western Reserve Public Media uses the power of commercial-free television and related services to enrich the lives of people through high-quality programming and educational services that teach, illuminate and inspire. It serves the largest population of Ohio¹s eight PBS member stations.

Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1), a service of the organization, is the only broadcast television service that reaches all of Northeast Ohio. It is available to 5.13 million people in the Cleveland and Youngstown designated market areas. In an average month, more than 1 million people tune in. The organization also operates two standard definition channels: Fusion (WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2) and MHz Worldview (WNEO 45.3 / WEAO 49.3).

Our Educational Services Department provides technology training and educational content to over 24,000 educators and over 300,000 K-12 students, plus Ready To Learn Services to over 100,000 preschool children¹s parents and child-care providers.

For more information about the organization, visit www.WesternReservePublicMedia.org or call 1-800-554-4549.

 

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