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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

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...