The HBO series “Watchmen” introduced many viewers to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.
HBO announced that all nine episodes of the series, which explores the legacy of systemic racism in America, will be available for free this weekend on HBO.com and On Demand. A marathon will air beginning at noon Friday, June 19. The timing coincides with Juneteenth.
The “Watchmen” series was an extension of a critically acclaimed graphic novel that was published in the 1980s. The graphic novel was not set in Tulsa.
HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ is set in Tulsa: Here is what we know
HBO's 'Watchmen' is set in Tulsa, and it's this year's leader in Emmy nominations
Nominated for best limited series, created by Damon Lindelof
Best actress nominee Regina King plays the lead character
How much does the setting in Tulsa play into the story?
Alternate history and Greenwood
Three best supporting actor nominees, but not Tim Blake Nelson
Nominee Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Nominee Jovan Adepo
Nominations in every category for limited series
What are some other elements of the alternate history?
Who else stars in the "Watchmen" series?
How much "Watchmen" will there be?
The Emmy competition for "Watchmen"
How to see 'Watchmen'
Yes, there was a movie based on the graphic novel
The source material
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