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Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz

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Watch Sunday, October 23, 2016 at noon | Charles Proteus Steinmetz was an innovator in electrical engineering, supplying many of the underlying formulas that made widespread electrical transmission possible.

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The Bomb

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Watch Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8pm | Explore the most destructive invention in human history, the nuclear bomb.

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How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson

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Watch Wednesdays at 10pm through November 12, 2014 | Join best-selling author Steven Johnson to hear extraordinary stories behind remarkable ideas that made modern life possible.

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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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Secrets of the Dead | The Mona Lisa Mystery

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Watch Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 10pm | Analyze an earlier version of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, uncovered in 2012.

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Lonesome George and the Battle for the Galapagos

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Watch Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 8pm | Documentary about Lonesome George, officially the loneliest animal on the planet until his death in June 2012.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Revisiting the Attica Uprising

It was 45 years ago this month that the state and nation's attention was captured by the prison uprising in the...

POV Documentary Blog

Women’s Rights Activist in China Takes on Officials Accused of Raping Young Girls—And Pays a Steep Price

POV documentary Hooligan Sparrow tells harrowing story of corruption and the woman who fought back—aided by social media and an intrepid young filmmaker A...