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Thu, July 28 at 7pm - In Their Own Words: Jim Henson

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Using a fresh and innovative combination of interview, archive and animated content, In Their Own Words is an intimate journey into the lives and minds of some of the world’s most compelling men and women. This season, enjoy profiles of key figures - Queen Elizabeth II, Muhammad Ali and Jim Henson - using their most memorable quotes to frame their life stories.

In Their Own Words: Jim Henson | Thu, July 28 at 7pm
Follow Jim Henson’s career, from his early television work with the Muppets in the 1950s to his commercial work and network appearances, his breakthrough with SESAME STREET and “The Muppet Show,” his fantasy films and his sudden death in 1990.

Tune in Thu, July 28 at 7pm on the WSIU stations: WSIU 8.1, WUSI 16.1, WSEC 14.1, WQEC 27.1 and WMEC 22.2 or access the WSIU local broadcast livestream online at pbs.org or via the PBS Video app. Stream with WSIU Passport.

About the Show
Explore the lives and impact of the most transformative figures in modern history. Being a game-changer is journey filled with determination, ambition, success, failure and drama. These powerful biographies capture the pivotal events of our subject's lives through the eyes of those closest to them and people most impacted by their actions. All while hearing from our featured icons directly through meaningful and impactful and consequential quotes they've made throughout their life.

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