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History & Documentary | Programs | Information

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Mister Rogers & Me

Watch Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:30pm | Meet some of Mister Rogers' real-life "neighbors," to discover more about the man himself, what he meant by "deep and simple," and who still preaches Rogers' message.

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The Education of Harvey Gantt

Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:30pm | Learn about the pivotal, yet largely forgotten, story of desegregation.

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One Night in March

Watch Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:30pm | The 1962-1963 season and the events leading up to the team eventually playing in the tournament against the integrated Loyola University (Chicago) club.

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FRONTLINE | Secrets of the Vatican

Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9pm | Get an account of Pope Benedict’s final days and Francis’ battle to set the church on a new path.

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American Experience | Grand Coulee Dam

Watch Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:30pm | Learn how tension between technological success and environmental impact hangs over Grand Coulee.

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American Experience | Triangle Fire

Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8pm | Learn how a tragic factory fire led to workplace safety laws.

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...