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  • Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'

    Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'
    Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael Shannon as family man and freelance assassin in “The Iceman,” and Ben Affleck as a CIA agent in “Argo.”
  • Ken Burns’ “The Dust Bowl” explores worst man-made ecological disaster in U.S. history

     
    By Jacqueline Cutler They recall the days turning black, the winds whipping through towns, taking with them their family’s livelihoods, the soil on which they farmed. In those natural disasters, thousands died but no one is sure just how many....

    WUCF TV moving to Channel 2 on Bright House

     
    Do you know where your PBS station is? Starting Nov. 15, PBS station WUCF will be in a new spot for many viewers — or an old spot, depending on your view. The change was prompted by the University of Central Florida's purchase of WMFE's Channel 24....

    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...

    'The Dust Bowl': Ken Burns remembers America's darkest days

     
    "It was a man-made catastrophe," documentarian Ken Burns says of the decade-long Dust Bowl. "It was the worst ecological disaster in U.S. history."