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Independent Lens | Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey

Watch Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9pm | Follow the personal journey of Arnel Pineda, of the rock band Journey, on a whirlwind world tour.

Skeletons of the Sahara

Watch Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10pm | Travel to the Sahara with scientist Paul Sereno to excavate an ancient human cemetery.

FRONTLINE | Life and Death in Assisted Living
FRONTLINE | Life and Death in Assisted Living

Watch Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 10pm | Examine the operations of the nation’s largest assisted living company.

Genealogy Roadshow

Watch Mondays September 23 through October 14, 2013 at 9pm | Follow a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family stories.

American Masters | The Doors: When You're Strange

Watch Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10pm | Learn the story of The Doors, one of the most compelling in the history of American rock music.

FRONTLINE | Egypt in Crisis

Watch Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10pm | Examine the rise and rapid fall of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.

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

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: 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...