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Genealogy Roadshow

Watch Mondays September 23 through October 14, 2013 at 9pm | Follow a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family stories.

Latino Americans

Watch Tuesdays, September 17 through October 1, 2013 at 8pm | The first major television documentary series to chronicle the rich and varied history of Latinos.

Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali
Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Witness Muhammad Ali’s toughest bout, his battle to overturn his prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service.

Independent Lens | The New Black
Independent Lens | The New Black

Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, go into the pews, the streets, and kitchen tables as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue.

18 Voices Sing the Kol Nidre
18 Voices Sing the Kol Nidre

Watch Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 6pm | Explore the Kol Nidre, the most sacred prayer in Judaism that begins its holiest day of Yom Kippur.

March on Washington 50th Anniversary Event
March on Washington 50th Anniversary Event

Join in commemorating this historical event Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 5:30pm.

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Freddy Camalier Finds FAME at Muscle Shoals

“Only the genre’s most studious followers will be able to watch Muscle Shoals without being regularly astonished…Greg “Freddy” Camalier’s documentary tells an ex...

A Musical Journey Through Muscle Shoals

The word “magic” is mentioned a lot in Muscle Shoals, a mesmerizing documentary that tries to explain, or at least place in context, the extraordinary success of FAME (founded by producer Rick Hall...

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