This Week on TV: Election Night 2016, the Future of Public Libraries, and History Lessons around town

This Week on TV: Election Night 2016, the Future of Public Libraries, and History Lessons around town

Tuesday night, a special program from the folks at Democracy Now!

  • Posted on: 7 November 2016
  • By: lily

This Tue. Nov. 8, ELECTION NIGHT 2016, there will be an extended evening special from Democracy Now! on Channel 9. CCTV's broadcast will run from 8:30pm till midnight.

Extended broadcasts the following day, Wednesday Nov. 9, as well - recaps and analysis from the Democracy Now! team 8-10am, 12-1pm, and 9-11pm.

On the Future of Public Libraries

On October 25th 2016, the Cambridge Public Library hosted a panel exploring the changing environment for public libraries and how to address those changes moving forward. Watch the discussion, The Future of Public Libraries, Tues. Nov. 8, Wed, Nov. 9, and Sat. Nov. 12 at 5pm on Channel 8.

Introducing the all-new In Case You Missed It

In Case You Missed it, CCTV's new event recap show, takes a look at the past month's events in and around Cambridge and gives them to you in a condensed form. This month we take a look at Ribfest, the Grand Opening of Oom Yung Doe - West Cambridge, the Bike Safety Protest, and CCTV's mini-conference, the Media and the Elections. In Case You Missed it starts this week on Mondays and Wednesdays at 4pm on Channel 9. Starting in December, it will also play Tuesdays and Saturdays at 6pm on Channel 8.

Over the weekend, explore Local Histories on Channel 9

Fri. Nov. 11 6-9pm, Sat. Nov. 12 12pm-midnight, and Sun. Nov. 13 12-4pm, the program includes:

Cambridge Uncovered Women's Heritage: Four local women discuss Cambridge women past and present, unsung and famous, who have shaped the city and the community we live in: NeighborMedia reporter Siobhan Bredin, Sarah Burks of the Cambridge Historical Commission; Mary Leno, a former city employee with the Women's Heritage Commission; and Sarah Boyer, a Cambridge oral historian, Fri. Nov. 11 at 6pm and Sat. Nov. 12 at 9:30pm.

Cambridgeport History Days: Enactments of key events in Cambridgeport history, Fri. Nov. 11 at 7pm, Sat. Nov. 12 at 7:50pm, and Sun. Nov. 13 at 3:25pm.

Opposition House: The peculiar story of a house built in 1807 to block construction of Harvard Street, Fri. Nov. 11 at 8:40pm and Sat. Nov. 12 at 10:30pm.

Moments in her Story: Stories from the Boston Women's Movement: A film tracing the local histories of the women's movement coming out of the Anti-war and Civil Rights movements and continuing through the 1970s, weaving together stories of working class women, black women, Latinas, lesbians, socialist feminists and the radical and cultural feminists of the late 60s and 70s, Sat. Nov. 12 at 12pm.

Short neighborhood histories with some little known facts relating to particular sports in Cambridge. Tours of Mid Cambridge, East Cambridge, North Cambridge, Harvard Square, and more, Sat. Nov. 12 at 4:15pm.

Nuclear on the Block: An intimate look at the MIT Nuclear Research Reactor and its history; features interviews with nuclear physicists and grad students who work there; examining the pros and cons of nuclear energy, Sun. Nov. 13 at 4:05pm.

And Our Story: A conversation on Black history with local historian Joel McKall, Sun. Nov. 13 at 12pm.