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Sagamore Lodge: America's Great Camp

Watch Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 6pm | A stunning one hour documentary that tells the story of the development of William West Durant’s rustic Adirondack architecture.

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FRONTLINE | A Death in St. Augustine

Watch Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 10pm | See what can go wrong when police are faced with domestic violence allegations in their own ranks.

The March
The March

Watch Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 9pm | Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington.

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Lincoln@Gettysburg

Watch Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9pm & Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 6pm | Learn how Lincoln exerted control through the telegraph and its effect on the Gettysburg Address.

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FRONTLINE | Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?

Watch Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 10pm | Review this investigative biography of Oswald, the man at the center of the Kennedy assassination.

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Secrets of Scotland Yard

Watch Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 8pm | Hear sleuths reveal secrets of becoming a detective and uncover details of those who’ve gone before.

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 a 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

A Fierce Green Fire: Online Sneak Peak Screening with American Masters and The Sierra Club

Join Sierra Club conservationist Bruce Hamilton for a special sneak preview screening of American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire. We'll gather together to watch the first 20 minutes of the film, chat...