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Dick Cavett’s Watergate

Tuesday, August 26 at 7 p.m.

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As Watergate unfolded, Cavett interviewed nearly every major figure in the crisis. Mark the 40th anniversary of Nixon's resignation with archival footage that documents Watergate in the words of people who lived it.

Operation Maneater
"Great White Shark"

Wednesday, August 27
at 9 p.m.

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In Western Australia, where seven people have been killed by sharks within three years, authorities have implemented radical measures to catch and kill any shark they deem a threat. Discover nonlethal solutions that could keep both species safe.

American Masters
"Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning"

Friday, August 29 at 8 p.m.

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Lange's empathy, shown through her powerful photographs, challenged America to know itself. Explore the uncompromising vision of the woman behind the camera, whose images document six turbulent decades of U.S. history.

Win A Companion Book!
Enter for your chance to win a copy of the companion book Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning. See contest rules and enter to win here.

Death in Paradise

Thursday, August 28 at 8 p.m.

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DI Goodman and his team are introduced to the jet-setting world of airline pilots and cabin crew when a stewardess is discovered murdered. Will the team manage to land on the solution to this seemingly impossible murder?

The Lost Pueblo Village:
A Time Team America Presentation

Tuesday, August 26 at 8 p.m.

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Using airborne 3D mapping, the team explores a community that thrived 1400–1500 years ago. What more can we learn from a culture that forged significant technological breakthroughs like farming, pottery and the bow and arrow?

Lost Civil War Prison:
A Time Team America Presentation

Tuesday, August 26 at 11 p.m.

When General Sherman's forces approached, prisoners and guards at this Confederate prison fled quickly, leaving bits and pieces of their lives behind. Uncover what these relics reveal about life in a Civil War prison.

Masterpiece Mystery!
"Breathless, Part 1"

Sunday, August 24 at 8 p.m.

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As we meet suave surgeon Otto and his team, Charlie tries for a promotion, Richard and Jean's marriage gets off to a rocky start, Angela looks out for an unhappy patient and Inspector Mulligan recognizes a face from his Army days.

"Big Men"

Monday, August 25 at 11 p.m.

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The success of Ghana's first commercial oil field is quickly compromised by political intrigue and corruption. Take an unprecedented inside look at the dark side of energy development: a contest for money and power that is reshaping the world.

Arizona Collectibles

Thursday, September 4 at 7:30 p.m.

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Get ready for Eight’s exciting premiere of its original production Arizona Collectibles, featuring Arizona residents and their hidden gems! See experts evaluate antiques, heirlooms and other treasures that fellow Arizonans have in their homes – with some amazing surprises!

An Eight original production made possible by Arizona Oncology, Biltmore Loan & Jewelry, Morris, Hall & Kinghorn, PLLC, and Whitfill Nursery.

Check, Please! Arizona

Thursday, August 28 at 7 p.m.

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Join host Robert McGrath as guest reviewers dine then dish on Flagstaff's Tinderbox Kitchen and Beaver Street Brewery, and The Turquoise Room Restaurant in Winslow. Cheers! (Repeats Saturday at 3 p.m. and Monday at 1 a.m.)

An Eight original production made possible by, Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers, Lawns by Les, LLC, and Safeway. Check, Please! is a registered service mark of Check, Please! LLC.

Show your appetite for Check, Please! Arizona by casting your vote in the Phoenix New Times' Best of Phoenix Readers Poll! Don’t miss your chance to select the Check, Please! Arizona Festival, as the Valley’s "Best Culinary Festival." Find more information and cast your vote here! Official ballots are also available in the Phoenix New Times. Voting closes Sunday, September 15, 2014.

Arizona Horizon

Arizona Horizon

Weeknights at 5:30 p.m.
and 10 p.m. on Eight HD,
7 p.m. on Eight World
(8.3/Cox 88)

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Monday, August 25:
– Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
Arizona’s Future: Arizona’s Strategic Water Plan

Tuesday, August 26:
– Sustainability Book
– Forest Thinning Report
– Water Reuse
– Micro-Dwelling Display
Vote 2014: Election Night Coverage (at 10 p.m.)

Wednesday, August 27:
Vote 2014: Post-Election Coverage
– Conductor Tito Muñoz

Thursday,August 28:

Friday, August 29:
– Journalists’ Roundtable



Thursday, August 28
at 7:30 p.m.

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Latino Vote
Primary Election Results

Mario E. Diaz, president of Mario E. Diaz & Associates, Jaime Molera, partner with Molera Alvarez, and Rudy Espino, assistant professor of political science at ASU, present an analysis of the primary election results.

   Thanks to our sponsors:

ASU Global Institute of Sustainability       Best Dental Care AZ      Safeway

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers      SRP      Lawns By Les, LLC     

Renaissance Festival      Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust      Whitfill Nursery


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