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Memorial Day Programming on IPTV

May 25, 2011

 A sampling of programming honoring American veterans and service members:

 Sunday 1 p.m.: A Gathering of Heroes (Follows a group of WWII Vets from Indiana as they travel to Washington, D.C. to view the WWII Memorial)

Sunday 1:30 p.m.: Hallowed Grounds (Tells the story of military cemeteries around the world)

Sunday 2:30 p.m.: D-Day (Explore the Allied invasion through the eyes of those who lived it)

Sunday 4:20 p.m.: Medal of Honor (Profiles America's greatest heroes, recipients of the Medal of Honor; includes a local piece after the show about Sal Giunta)

Sunday 6 p.m.: Iowa's WWII Stories (Tells the stories of those who fought, and those who supported the effort)

Sunday 7 p.m.: National Memorial Day Concert (B.B. King, Daniel Rodriguez, the National Symphony, and more honor America's troops) (Repeats at 8:30 p.m.)

Monday at 8 p.m.: War Letters: American Experience

Monday 9 p.m.: Hold at All Costs (Charts the epic attack and defense of Outpost Harry during the Korean War, where soldiers overcame incredible odds to protect a vital position against a massive Chinese barrage)

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