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History & Documentary | Programs | Information

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10 Buildings that Changed America

Watch Friday, March 28, 2014 at 10pm | Survey 10 works of American architecture that changed the way we live.

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FRONTLINE | TB Silent Killer

Watch Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 10pm | Hear heart-wrenching stories of the spread of tuberculosis, often drug-resistant, around the world.

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Independent Lens | All Of Me: A Story of Love, Loss and Last Resorts

Watch Monday, March 24, 2014 at midnight | Witness the issues and consequences of weight-loss surgery for the morbidly obese “Girls.”

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Echoes of Creation

Watch Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 11pm | A unique visual and aural experience through the exquisite beauty of Alaska, California and the Pacific Northwest.

Independent Lens | Medora
Independent Lens | Medora

Follow a down-but-not-out basketball team whose struggles parallel its town’s fight for survival.

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Secrets of the Dead | The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone

Watch Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 10pm | Examine new forensic techniques being used to study the famed explorer’s lost diary.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Study finds New Yorkers don't want school mergers

Governor Cuomo and the legislature approved a plan in the state budget to encourage local governments and schools to merge and share services over the next few years, in an attempt to lower propert...

POV Documentary Blog

Hot Docs: 10 Documentaries Doc Soup Man Is Eager to See

Toronto's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival runs April 24 to May 4, 2014.

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Watch the Film

American Masters presents A Fierce Green Fire, the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, premiering nationally Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings...