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Jul
24

Historic Views of the Spa City

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Watch Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10pm | See the unique charms and timeless appeal of 'The Queen of Spas.'

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Jul
24

Saratoga WarHorse

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Watch Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:30pm | A touching program that connects former soldiers to retired thoroughbreds for emotional healing.

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Jul
24

The Track at Saratoga: America’s Grandest Race Course

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Watch Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8pm | Explore the history of America's grandest race course in Saratoga, New York.

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Jul
21

POV | Fallen City

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Watch Monday, July 28, 2014 at midnight | Journey from a devastated city in China to a new city nearby, a heartbreaking trip for survivors.

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Jul
15

Mark Twain

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Watch Tuesdays, July 29 & August 5, 2014 at 8pm | View Ken Burns’s illuminating portrait of one of the greatest writers in American history.

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Jul
15

FRONTLINE | Poor Kids

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Watch Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10pm | Follow three young girls in this unflinching and revealing exploration of what poverty means to children.

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Jul
15

Al Capone: Icon

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Watch Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8pm | Try to decide why Americans are fascinated by celebrity gangster Al Capone.

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Jul
14

POV | Dance For Me

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Watch Monday, July 21, 2014 at midnight | Delight in a poetic coming-of-age story, with a global twist and thrilling dance moves.

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Jul
09

NOVA | Australia's First 4 Billion Years

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Watch Wednesdays, July 16 through August 6, 2014 at 9pm | Experience the history of the Land Down Under, the island continent that has it all.

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Jul
08

FRONTLINE | Separate and Unequal

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Watch Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10pm | Examine the comeback of segregation in America, with a focus on Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Teachers union not ready to reverse no confidence vote in Ed Comm

The President of the state’s teachers’ union says members aren’t yet ready to rescind a vote of no confidence in state Education Commissioner John King, despite improved relations in recent months.

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American Masters

Three Emmy Nominations for American Masters

Watch the complete 27th Season of American Masters: Billie Jean King, Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin', Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love, Salinger, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, Plimpton!...