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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

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Premieres September 14 - 20, 2014 at 8pm | Ken Burns weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

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James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

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Watch Friday, September 12, 2014 at 9pm | Examine the life of the original art star, a caustic wit, man about town and eminent modern painter.

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Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace

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Watch Monday, September 8, 2014 at 10pm | View an intimate portrait of one of this generation’s most intriguing and accomplished visionaries.

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Ruben Salazar Man in the Middle: A Voces Special Presentation

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Watch Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | Examine the life and mysterious death of pioneering Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar.

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America Reframed: The Prep School Negro

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Watch Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | What is the real cost for an African American boy to receive a full-scholarship to an elite prep school?

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Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go To War

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Watch Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 8pm | Explore the inside story of the Cuban Missile Crisis — the world on the brink of nuclear holocaust.

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Secrets of Westminster

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Watch Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 8pm & Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 10pm | Discover the hidden worlds of London’s House of Commons, House of Lords and Westminster Abbey.

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The Fidel Castro Tapes

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Watch Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9pm | Survey the turbulent career of one of the world’s most contentious leaders.

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Secrets of Her Majesty’s Secret Service

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Watch Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 8pm | Lift the veil of secrecy on MI6, the legendary British spy agency.

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Little League: A History

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Watch Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 1:30pm | Trace the 75-year history of the world's largest organized youth sports program.

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The Lost Pueblo Village: A Time Team America Presentation

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Watch Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 9pm | Was this concentrated settlement the scene of a turning point in human history?

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The Lost Civil War Prison: A Time Team America Presentation

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Watch Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8pm | Time Team America joined the effort to map the entire stockade and learn more about this important moment in the nation's history.

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The O’Connell-Corning Years: The Longest Hurrah

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Watch Friday, August 22, 2014 at 8pm | 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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To Be Forever Wild

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Watch Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:30pm | A nonfiction film created by director David Becker and a group of 15 filmmakers, musicians and artists in New York’s Catskill Mountains.

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The Iron Horse in Schenectady: Locomotives for the World

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Watch Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 7:30pm | The story of the men, women and locomotives that once made Schenectady 'The City that Lights and Hauls the World.'

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall

Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school classrooms.  Teachers and school administrators who ...

POV Documentary Blog

Upcoming POV Screenings

Check out the great lineup of POV films being screened across the country this week! Don’t forget to visit our local events calendar for a full list of events.

American Masters

The Boomer List: Film Outtake: Deepak Chopra, M.D., on Shamanism in American Medicine

Please view the original post to see the video. In this film outtake, the alternative medicine "guru" Deepak Chopra, M.D. (b.1947), describes his introduction to American medicine in 1970, during ...

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.