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Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 10:00pm
Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 10:00pm
Mercy Street

Based on real events, MERCY STREET takes viewers beyond the battlefield and into the lives of Americans on the Civil War home front as they face the unprecedented challenges of one of the most turbulent times in our nation’s history.

Sundays at 10pm, starting January 17, with encore presentations Thursdays at 10:30.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:30pm
Portrayal and Perception: African American Men & Boys
This multiple-part series explores how the media portrays African American males and how society views them as a result. In this episode, Michael Bartley shows how local African American entrepreneurs, often overlooked by commercial media, are not only experiencing financial success, they are inspiring future business leaders. more info | more stories like this

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WQED is proud to partner with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield to cover important health topics. "Living With Mental Illness" explores diagnosis, treatment and ending the stigma associated with behavioral health issues. The "Men & Cancer" and "Women & Cancer" series reports on early detection and the latest treatment of cancers most commonly associated with men and women.


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