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History & Documentary | Programs | Information

Secrets of the Dead | Cavemen Cold Case
Secrets of the Dead | Cavemen Cold Case

Watch Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10pm | Journey to Spain to investigate a double Neanderthal mystery.

Secrets of the Dead | Death on the Railroad
Secrets of the Dead | Death on the Railroad

Watch Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10pm | Find out how and why 57 Irish immigrants to the U.S. died in 1832.

The War | The Ghost Front
The War | The Ghost Front

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 4:30pm | WWII: December 1944 - March 1945

The War | Fubar
The War | Fubar

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

The War | Pride of Our Nation
The War | Pride of Our Nation

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.

The War | A Deadly Calling
The War | A Deadly Calling

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

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

New York NOW: Education & History

New teachers union President wants to increase union's political potency

There’s a big change at state’s largest teacher’s union, New York State United Teachers, as members elected new leadership after months of unrest over the state’s flawed roll out of the new Common ...

POV Documentary Blog

Apply for Britdoc’s PUMA Impact Award

Our friends at Britdoc are bringing back The PUMA Impact Award for the 4th year. Submit your film before April 28th to this annual prize honoring the best in documentary filmmaking for social change.

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Timeline of Environmental Movement and History

This timeline of key moments in environmental history and the environmental movement is adapted from Tom Turner's chronology for American Earth, an anthology edited by Bill McKibben. The timeline ...