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NOVA | 3D Spies of WWII

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Watch Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9pm | Discover the previously untold story of air photo intelligence that played a vital role in defeating Hitler.

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POV | High Tech, Low Life

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Watch Monday, July 22, 2013 at midnight | Trail two of China’s first citizen-reporters as they document the underside of rapid development.

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Treasures of New York: Hearst Tower

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Watch Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 2pm | Hearst Tower redefined the modern skyscraper and pioneered a sustainable architectural vision for the 21st century.

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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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Treasures of New York: Park Avenue Armory

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Watch Friday, July 12 at 10:30pm and Sunday, July 14 at 2pm | The Park Avenue Armory has reinvented itself into a visionary multimedia arts institution renowned worldwide.

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FRONTLINE | Two American Families

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Watch Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 10pm | Follow two ordinary families in Milwaukee – one black, one white – who struggled to avoid poverty.

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POV | Only the Young

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Watch Monday, July 15 at Midnight | Follow three unconventional Christian teenagers coming of age in a small Southern California town.

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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

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Watch Tuesdays July 9 & 16, 2013 at 8pm | Sundays July 14-21, 2013 at 5pm | Follow Lewis and Clark’s 19th-century voyage of danger and discovery from St. Louis to the Pacific.

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POV | Herman's House

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Watch Monday, July 8, 2013 at midnight | Venture inside the relationship of a solitary confinement prisoner and an artist who befriended him.

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Secrets of the Dead | Ultimate Tut

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Watch Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 9pm | Follow scientists and Egyptologists who build the ultimate picture of Tutankhamen.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Cuomo makes case for education bond act, skeptics remain Cuomo makes case for education bond act, skeptics remain
The November 4 ballot includes an amendment to borrow $2 billion dollars to buy new technology for school children, like iPads and other tablets. Fiscal watchdogs are ...

POV Documentary Blog

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This week, five different films screen in five cities throughout the US, covering topics such as politics, genocide, ...

American Masters

Juilliard: Marian Seldes on Teaching at Juilliard: An In Memoriam Tribute Juilliard: Marian Seldes on Teaching at Juilliard: An In Memoriam Tribute
Marian Seldes, a vital figure in New York theater, died October 6, 2014, in her Manhattan home. She was 86. Seldes was an enduring presence on the Broadway stage, nota...
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.