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History & Documentary | Programs | Information

POV | Special Flight
POV | Special Flight

Watch Monday, July 1, 2013 at midnight | Witness the plight of undocumented foreigners and the wardens at a detention center in Switzerland.

Anthem
Anthem

Watch Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10pm | ANTHEM tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'

POV | Homegoings
POV | Homegoings

Watch Monday, June 24, 2013 at midnight | Take an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community.

Henry Ford | American Experience
Henry Ford | American Experience

Watch Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 8pm | Watch a profile of the farm boy who became the 20th century’s most influential American innovator.

Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists
Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists

Watch Monday, June 17, 2013 at midnight | Witness the transformation some of the poorest slums of Kolkata through the empowerment of children.

John D. Rockefeller | American Experience
John D. Rockefeller | American Experience

Watch Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 8pm | Hear the story of the billionaire who changed forever the way America did business.

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

A Different Kind of Fight Film: Bill Siegel’s “The Trials of Muhammad Ali”

The Trials of Muhammad Ali gives purposeful look to Ali's life outside of the ring. Doc Soup Man Tom Roston interviews director Bill Siegel about the making of the film.

American Masters

Michael Kantor is New Executive Producer of American Masters

[caption id="attachment_2995" align="alignright" width="320" caption="Michael Kantor. Photo by Jayme Roy"][/caption] New York, NY — April 16, 2014 WNET, parent company of New York’s public televi...