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D-DAY 360 Takes Advantage of Cutting-edge Technology to Re-create Historic Invasion

Premieres Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 9pm.

Nazi Mega Weapons | Super Tanks

Watch Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10pm | Learn about the Nazi engineers tasked with achieving Hitler’s dream of creating super-heavy tanks.

FRONTLINE | Prison State

Watch Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 10pm | Investigate the impact of mass incarceration in America, with a focus on one community in Kentucky.

The Day It Snowed in Maimi

Watch Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 9pm | A chronology of the LGBT rights movement.

WORLD Memorial Day/Veterans Return Home Programming

In May 2014, WORLD has lined up a strong collection of programs leading into Memorial Day, and has scheduled programming that speaks to the difficulties Veterans face when returning home.

Ruben Salazar Man in the Middle: A Voces Special Presentation

Watch Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 9pm | Examine the life and mysterious death of pioneering Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Study finds New Yorkers don't want school mergers

Governor Cuomo and the legislature approved a plan in the state budget to encourage local governments and schools to merge and share services over the next few years, in an attempt to lower propert...

POV Documentary Blog

Hot Docs: 10 Documentaries Doc Soup Man Is Eager to See

Toronto's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival runs April 24 to May 4, 2014.

American Masters

George Plimpton: Watch Excerpt: George Plimpton at the Helm of The Paris Review

"The Paris Review is maybe a spiritual hideout for George," reflects Terry McDonnell of Sports Illustrated. I think it was a place where he could do the highest level of his work in the way he wou...