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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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Screening: The Roosevelts

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Please join us for a preview screening of Ken Burns's 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History' and view portions of our local documentary 'Nine Long Days: TR’s Journey to The White House.'

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The Boomer List: American Masters

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Watch Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9pm | Take a comprehensive look at 19 iconic baby boomers — one born each year of the boom, 1946-1964.

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Finding Your Roots Season 2

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Watch Tuesdays at 8pm beginning September 23, 2014 | Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps to uncover the ancestry of guests.

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POV | Koch

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Watch Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10pm | View a portrait of blunt, funny, combative and egocentric three-term New York City mayor, Ed Koch.

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

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Premieres September 14 - 20, 2014 at 8pm | Ken Burns weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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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 sc...

American Masters

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