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The Education of Harvey Gantt

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Watch Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 11:30pm on WORLD | Learn about the pivotal, yet largely forgotten, story of desegregation.

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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

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Watch Monday, February 2, 2015 at 7pm on WORLD | This film follows the journey of Whitney M. Young, Jr. from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League.

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The Longest Hurrah: The O’Connell-Corning Years

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Watch Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 4pm | This historic documentary tells the gripping story of Albany’s 'Mayor for Life,' Erastus Corning and long-time party boss, Dan O’Connell.

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Italian Americans of New York & New Jersey

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Watch Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 10am | Celebrate the lives, achievements and rich diversity of the members of the local Italian American communities.

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The Italian Americans

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Watch Tuesdays, February 17 & 24, 2015 at 9pm | Trace the evolution of Italian Americans from the late 19th century to the present day.

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Secrets of the Dead | Ben Franklin’s Bones

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Watch Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 10pm | Learn why Franklin held human skeletal remains in the basement of his British residence.

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Lower Lancaster Street

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Watch February 1, 2015 at 3:30pm | The gentrification of a rundown block in Albany that was being taken over by the middle-class at the expense of the working-class and the unemployed.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | The SS

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Watch Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 10pm | Learn how Hitler’s body guard grows into a machine that controls of every aspect of the Third Reich.

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Rediscovering the Light: Restoring New York’s Capitol

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Watch Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 1pm | This film documents the final chapters in the story of the restoration of the New York State Capitol.

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The March

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Watch Monday, January 19, 2015 at 10pm | Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington.

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A Ripple of Hope

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Watch Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 4pm | An extraordinary and uplifting event against the backdrop of one of the most volatile and memorable Presidential campaigns in U.S. history.

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On Home Ground: Life After Service

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Watch Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1pm | An intimate look into the lives of three veterans who returned home to the Adirondacks after deployment.

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METROFOCUS: Mario Cuomo, In His Own Words

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Watch Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 7pm & Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:30pm | The late Mario Cuomo looks back at his childhood, his Italian family, his baseball career and his extraordinary political career.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | The Wolf’s Lair

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Watch Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10pm | Learn about the vast, secret headquarters at the heart of Hitler’s plans for world domination.

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Divine Women

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Watch Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 2pm | Award winning historian Bettany Hughes explores the complex attitudes towards women and religion, from 10,000 BC to the present day.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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Governor Cuomo delivered his joint State of the State and budget message, proposing a $141.6 billion spending plan that in part sets up a show down with teachers and e...

POV Documentary Blog

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This week, communities across the country commemorate Black History Month with screenings celebrating the life of civ...