The People Speak

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009

Dexter
9/8c Showtime
Over the past three seasons, Dexter has chilled the Ice Truck Killer, made mincemeat of the Bay Harbor Butcher and even straightened out a putatively straitlaced assistant district attorney (Jimmy Smits) who had a homicidal bent. As Season 4 concludes, Dexter hopes to number the unholy Trinity Killer (played with perfectly diabolical menace by John Lithgow) among his victims before the police can get to the serial slayer. And to do so, Dexter is more than willing to take the law into his own hands.

Read on for previews of The People Speak, Family Guy, Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special and The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty.  Read Full Article

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Danny Glover and David Strathhairn read from "Civil Disobedience" on THE PEOPLE SPEAK, premiering December 13th at 8/7c on HISTORY. THE PEOPLE SPEAK will feature dramatic performances chronicling the history of this country, including charter documents, letters, diaries and more, from such celebrities as Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Viggo Mortensen, David Strathairn, Marisa Tomei, Jasmine Guy, Michael Ealy, Kerry Washington, and musical performances from Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, Allison Moorer and John Legend. These slices of life will be woven together with archival footage and interviews. Visit the official fan page at http://www.facebook.com/ThePeopleSpeakonHISTORY and follow HISTORY on Twitter http://twitter.com/history_daily

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Catch a first look at the HISTORY special, The People Speak. Here, Marisa Tomei performs Harriet Hanson Robinson's 'Characteristics of the Early Factory Girls' . The People Speak premieres on HISTORY on December 13!

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Catch a first look at the performances from the HISTORY special, The People Speak. Here, David Strathairn performs Thoreau's Civil Disobedience. The People Speak premieres on HISTORY December 13!

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Catch a first look at the performances from the HISTORY special, The People Speak. Here, Sandra Oh performs Emma Goldman's view on patriotism. The People Speak premieres on HISTORY December 13!

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009

Dexter
9/8c Showtime
Over the past three seasons, Dexter has chilled the Ice Truck Killer, made mincemeat of the Bay Harbor Butcher and even straightened out a putatively straitlaced assistant district attorney (Jimmy Smits) who had a homicidal bent. As Season 4 concludes, Dexter hopes to number the unholy Trinity Killer (played with perfectly diabolical menace by John Lithgow) among his victims before the police can get to the serial slayer. And to do so, Dexter is more than willing to take the law into his own hands.

Read on for previews of The People Speak, Family Guy, Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special and The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty. read more

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Premiered: December 13, 2009
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Premise: A history of American democracy with a focus on the experiences of everyday people is told in musical performances and performances by actors reading from letters, diaries and historic documents. Among those appearing: Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Bruce Springsteen, Morgan Freeman, Bob Dylan, Viggo Mortensen, Allison Moorer, David Strathairn, Eddie Vedder, Marisa Tomei, Don Cheadle, John Legend, Jasmine Guy, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Michael Ealy and Kerry Washington.

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