Encore Living St. Louis Specials in October

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Nine will air one-hour Living St. Louis specials that explore the historical context of St. Louis headlines before the start of Retro Report.

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A Time for Champions

This 2010 Nine documentary tells the story of how soccer became more than a game to generations of young St. Louisans battling for neighborhood, church and city. Relive the St. Louis University soccer dynasty, which won their first National Championship in 1959.

Monday, October 7, 7:00 p.m. Watch on the PBS Video app or online now.

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Of Black and Blue: The Journey of African American Police

Michael Brown’s 2014 shooting in Ferguson began the conversation that would catalyze the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as its countermovement Blue Lives Matter. Of Black and Blue, which premiered in August, examines the critical intersection of these two realities.

Monday, October 14, 7:00 p.m.  Watch on the PBS Video app or online now.

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Made in USA: The East St. Louis Story

Made in USA: The East St. Louis Story, an award-winning 2003 Nine documentary, chronicles East St. Louis’ colorful and controversial past, including how 19th century industrial barons built a flood-prone ferry landing into one of the country’s largest rail and industrial centers.

Monday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.  Watch on the PBS Video app or online now.

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Sky High: The Story of TWA

This 2001 Nine special tells the story of St. Louis-based TWA. The story of how the company went from barnstorming to bankruptcy is the story of American air travel. 

Monday, October 28, 7:00 p.m.