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Play the online Antiques Roadshow Appraisal Game, Mondays at 7 p.m.!
You've always tried your hand at appraising items each week, now you can test your knowledge and track your guesses along with the experts.
Simply visit the site and launch the app from your computer or mobile device at showtime, and when the appraisals begin, enter your guess within the appraisal range and you'll receive points equal to the high value of the appraisal. For single-value appraisals, guess within +/- 10% to get those points! Play along during the whole episode for maximum points. Share your score with your friends and family, and invite them to play along!

Independent Lens The Great Invisible
April 20 at 9 p.m.
Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill,from fallout to aftermath, and its continuing effects on a region dependent on nature. The film includes unprecedented access to footage from the oil rig before the spill. By Margaret Brown.

My Lai: American Experience
April 21 at 8 p.m.
What drove a company of American soldiers - ordinary young men from around the country deployed to liberate a small foreign nation from an oppressive neighbor - to dehumanize and murder more than 300 unarmed civilians? Were they "just following orders" as some later declared? Or, as others argued, did they break under the pressure of a misguided military strategy that measured victory by body count? Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Barak Goodman (The Lobotomist, Scottsboro: An American Tragedy) focuses his lens on the 1968 My Lai Massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the heroic efforts of the soldiers who broke rank to halt the atrocities.

The Draft
April 27 at 8 p.m.
The question of who serves in America’s military has shaped battle strategy and foreign policy and stranded Americans in uniform for years on distant battlefields. From the Civil War to the conflicts of the Vietnam era, forced military service has torn the nation apart — and sometimes, as in WWII, united Americans in a common purpose. Hear how a single, controversial issue continues to define America.

The Day the 60s Died
April 28 at 7 p.m.
In May 1970, four students were shot dead at Kent State. The mayhem that followed has been called the most divisive moment in American history since the Civil War. From college campuses to the jungles of Cambodia, to the Nixon White House, this film returns to that turbulent spring 45 years ago.

Last Days in Vietnam
April 28 at 8 p.m.
During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon, the South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. The United States had only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. With a communist victory inevitable and the U.S. readying to withdraw, many Americans on the ground worried their South Vietnamese allies and friends faced imprisonment or death at the hands of the approaching North Vietnamese. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, a number of heroic Americans took matters into their own hands, engaging in unsanctioned and often makeshift operations in a desperate effort to save as many South Vietnamese as possible.

The Deadline for the 2015 Young Writers Contest has passed.
Thank you to all who entered, we look forward to reading your stories, and will announce the results here before the end of the semester.

Thank you to everyone who came to the first KMOS Create Expo!
We had nearly 1,000 people visit during the day visiting all the vendors at the Parkade Plaza. The event featured presentations by Vicki Payne and many of our vendors made the day complete. See for yourself!

KMOS-TV Create Expo a Model for Other PBS Stations

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