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  • TV review: Lively 'Mankind' races through our history

    TV review: Lively 'Mankind' races through our history
    There's no way to boil down the entire history of mankind into 12 hours over six nights. But History makes an impressive attempt with "Mankind: The Story of All of Us" (8 p.m. CT Nov. 13; 3 stars out of 4) by focusing on how pivotal moments--the taming of fire, the idea of farming, the creation of weapons and tools, the first traders--shaped mankind's destiny.
  • This week: ‘Mankind’; Whitney Houston salute; Rolling Stones

    Musical specials and musical contests are among the week's ballyhooed programs. But the biggest show carries an epic title, “Mankind: The Story of All of Us.” The program doesn't do subtlety. This 12-hour, six-night history lesson indulges...

    History’s “Mankind” tells the epic tale of human history

    History has certainly embarked upon a program worthy of its network name with its new 12-hour, six-night event series Mankind The Story of All of Us. Following in the wake of its successful America The Story of Us, this series takes the same approach, but...

    Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...

    'Black in Latin America': Gates opens up on history

    As more people probe their own roots, professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. is probing the roots of entire peoples. The writer, critic and Harvard scholar returns to PBS with the miniseries "Black in Latin America," airing over four consecutive Tuesdays...