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FRONTLINE | Death by Fire 2

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Watch Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 10pm | Re-investigate the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, executed for the arson deaths of his children.

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Great Estates Scotland

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Watch Sundays, October 5-26, 2014 at 10:30pm | This four-part series takes an in-depth look at the workings of some of Scotland’s most magnificent country estates.

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The Rise of the Black Pharaoh

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Watch Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 10pm | Learn about the African Kushites who overthrew the ancient Egyptians and ruled for nearly 100 years.

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FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10pm at 9pm | In a special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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Makers Season 2

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Watch Tuesdays at 9pm September 30 - November 4, 2014 | Groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics.

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The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

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Watch Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 10:30pm | Join David Suchet on his trip to learn more about the best-selling murder mystery writer in history.

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Return

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Watch Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2pm | Explore the emotions and the conclusions of an American Jew returning to his German homeland after 30 years.

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Echoes of the Holocaust

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Watch Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 1pm | The Holocaust Memorial on Miami Beach stands as a stark reminder and stunning symbol of anguish and tragedy.

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

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Watch Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10:30pm | Take a hilarious year-long ride with iconic comedian Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life.

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Secrets of the Dead | Resurrecting Richard III

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Watch Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 10pm | Follow scientists who are testing the bones of England’s King Richard III, unearthed in 2011.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Schools say NY's surplus should fund nearly $2B in additional aid Schools say NY's surplus should fund nearly $2B in additional aid
The state’s Education Conference Board says now that the economy is improving and the state has a multi billion dollar surplus, it’s time to end years of what they say...

POV Documentary Blog

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This week, films are being screened across the US, some focusing on issues that directly impact our communities. As w...

American Masters

Mike Nichols: Mike Nichols on Theater, Film and Not Giving Up: An In Memoriam Tribute Mike Nichols: Mike Nichols on Theater, Film and Not Giving Up: An In Memoriam Tribute
Please view the original post to see the video. In this web-exclusive outtake from American Masters: Inventing David Geffen (2012), Mike Nichols speaks about the abili...
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.