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History airing Hatfields & McCoys doc and miniseries today

Dec. 25, 2012 @ 12:49 PM

Everyone knows that nothing goes with Christmas like family feuds. If you think you’re family’s fussing and fighting is unbearable tune into History and watch some pros do it.

At Noon Tuesday, Dec., 25, Christmas Day, History will re-air the documentary "America's Greatest Feud: Hatfields and McCoys" directed by the late, great Mark Cowen, narrated by Kevin Costner and shot by Huntington’s Trifecta Productions. The doc features historians Dean King, Raamie Barker, Nancy Cade, Atina Waller, Keith Davis, Reed Potter, Bill Richardson, and others.

The documentary was shot in West Virginia and Kentucky by Trifecta Productions, of Huntington, using local reenactors.

The feuding continues into the evening as recent Golden Globe-nominated actor Kevin Costner stars as Devil Anse Hatfield in the “Hatfields and McCoys,” the mini-series which re-airs at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25.

Go online at http://www.herald-dispatch.com/specialsections/hatfieldsandmccoys for all things Hatfields and McCoys including dozens of stories, maps, historic photos and still photos from the premiere, the documentary shoot and the miniseries.