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The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Watch Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10pm | Learn the intricacies of the greatest public ceremony of the twentieth century in this unique documentary.

The Graduates/Los Graduados
The Graduates/Los Graduados

Watch Monday, October 28 and November 4, 2013 at midnight | Explore the many roots of the Latino dropout crisis.

American Experience | War of the Worlds
American Experience | War of the Worlds

Watch Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 9pm | American Experience presents War of the Worlds in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the original radio broadcast.

Egypt's Golden Empire

Watch Mondays, October 28, November 4 & 18, 2013 at 10pm | Watch dramatic re-creations that bring to life the story of the Egyptian empire.

Secrets of the Tower of London

Watch Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 8pm | Unlock doors to secret rooms and learn surprising facts about the famous Tower of London.

Held Hostage

Watch Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 9pm | Examine the January 2013 al-Qaeda siege of a gas facility in Algeria and the deaths of 37 workers.

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

Upcoming POV Screenings

'American Promise' and 'Neurotypical' take the lead this week, with screenings and discussions centering around social and emotional development happening throughout the nation. Check out our local...

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...