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The Armenian Genocide

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Watch Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10pm | Documentary showing the oppression by The Young Turks of the Armenian citizens of the Ottoman Empire during WWI.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | The Siegfried Line

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Watch Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10pm | Hear about the men who built the line and those who gave their lives to defend — and destroy — it.

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The Civil War

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Watch September 2015 | Ken Burns's epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict.

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Kamikaze

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Watch Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 10pm | Learn how kamikaze weapons were built and launched.

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A Wing and a Prayer

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Watch Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 9pm | The remarkable, if little-known, story of an improbable group of World War II veterans who risked their lives and American citizenships.

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The National Mall: America’s Front Yard

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Watch Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 8pm | Learn the surprising and inspiring story of the National Mall, a place unlike any other on earth.

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The Gettysburg Story

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Watch Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 4pm | The epic tale of the bloodiest battle ever fought on American soil and the greatest man-made disaster in American history.

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The Day the 60’s Died

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Watch Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8pm | Return to the turbulent spring 45 years ago when four students were shot dead at Kent State.

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Dick Cavett’s Vietnam

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Watch Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10pm | Examine the Vietnam War and its impact through interviews conducted on “The Dick Cavett Show.”

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The Draft

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Watch Monday, April 27, 2015 at 9pm | Hear how a single, controversial issue—who serves in the military—continues to define America.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | Hitler’s Megaships

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Watch Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 10pm | See Hitler’s ultimate status symbol — bigger, more powerful and more heavily armored battleships.

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Inside the Court of Henry VIII

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Watch Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 9pm | Venture behind the glamorous facade of Henry’s court to understand why courtiers lost their heads.

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Jerusalem: Center of the World

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Watch Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 2pm | Jerusalem tells the story of the fascinating city so many people have loved and died for.

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Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History

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Watch Monday, April 6, 2015 at 10pm | Historian Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb traces the tumultuous relationship between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

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180 Days: Hartsville

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Watch Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 3pm | Experience a Southern town’s efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in public schools.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

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Celebrate National Library Week by joining screenings of Biblioburro as well as other great documentary films in...