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November 13, 2017

November 14th

All this month, Decades presents an array of made-for-TV movies.

From creating fiction to dramatizing fact, the made-for-TV movie has been a staple on television since the 1960s.

Today we feature made-for-TV movies based on real-life events and people, including Sadat, which explores the career of former president of Egypt Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat.

Today's Theme: Made-for-TV Movies

The Best of the Ed Sullivan Show

Today’s guests on The Best of the Ed Sullivan Show include: The Muppets, Sam and Dave, Tiny Tim and Gloria Loring.
05:00PM | 11:00PM

Through the Decades - November 13

Through the Decades looks back at the fight to stop the building of the Tellico Dam in Tennessee.
07:00AM | 07:00PM | 10:00PM

Feature Film: See Arnold Run (2005)

Bodybuilder, actor, politician — Arnold Schwarzenegger’s path to the governorship of California is dramatized in See Arnold Run.

Feature Film: Dangerous Evidence (1999)

In this fact-based account, a civil rights activist forces courts to reexamine the conviction of a black man incarcerated for rape. Lynn Whitfield stars.

Feature Film: Sadat (1983)

Mini-series Sadat tells the story of former president of Egypt Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, who helped to establish peace talks with Israel. Louis Gossett Jr. stars.


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