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The War | Fubar

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Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 2pm | WWII: September 1944-December 1944

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The War | Pride of Our Nation

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Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 4pm | The end of WWII, there are signs on both sides of the world that the tide of the war is turning.

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The War | A Deadly Calling

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Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 2pm | Learn about the war from November 1943 through June 1944.

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Pacific Heartbeat: Hula - Language of the Heart

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Watch Tuesday, May 7, 2013 7pm and 12pm on WMHT WORLD | The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival is a 4 day competition and exhibition that showcases the elegance, power, and rich storytelling of hula.

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FRONTLINE | Top Secret America: 9/11 to the Boston Bombings

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Watch April 30, 2013 at 10pm | Trace the journey from 9/11 to the Boston Marathon bombings and investigate the secret history of the battle against terrorism.

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American Masters | Hollywood Chinese

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Monday, May 6, 2013 at 8:30am, 2:30pm and 7:30pm and Tuesday, May 7 at 12:30am | A treasure trove of film clips accents this chronicle of Chinese-American cinematic history.

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Life in Cold Blood

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Thursdays, April 25 - May 23, 2013 at 10pm | Sir David Attenborough tells the story of reptiles and amphibians – the most enduringly successful animals ever to walk on land.

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The Dust Bowl | Reaping the Whirlwind

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 8pm | Experience the conservation efforts to bring farms back to life, with dangers of another Dust Bowl in the future.

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The War | When Things Get Tough

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 4:30pm | Part 2 of the seven-part Ken Burns documentary series that explore WWII.

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The War | A Necessary War

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 2pm | Explore the history and horror of the WWII from an American perspective in this first part of a seven-part Ken Burns documentary series.

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

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

Spread the Word in the Final Hours! ‘After Tiller’ Airs Tonight

Check out our Storify round-up for inspiration on spreading the word about the film After Tiller, airing tonight on PBS! Use our sample tweets to help get the word out.

American Masters

Dorothea Lange: Watch Full Film: Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Please view the original post to see the video. Her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to represent...