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Latino Americans

Watch Tuesdays, September 17 through October 1, 2013 at 8pm | The first major television documentary series to chronicle the rich and varied history of Latinos.

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POV | The World Before Her

Watch Monday, September 16, 2013 at midnight | Meet two Indian women: a pageant contestant and the leader of a fundamentalist Hindu camp for girls.

Queen and Country
Queen and Country

Watch Sundays, September 15 - October 6, 2013 at 6pm | In 2012, all eyes were on Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s second longest-reigning monarch, as England marks Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee.

FRONTLINE | The Suicide Plan
FRONTLINE | The Suicide Plan

Watch Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10pm | Explore the shadow world of assisted suicide, where lines between legality and criminality are blurred.

POV | Ping Pong
POV | Ping Pong

Watch Monday, September 9, 2013 at midnight | Follow competitors in the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championships in China’s Inner Mongolia.

American Masters | Woody Guthrie: Ain’t Got No Home
American Masters | Woody Guthrie: Ain’t Got No Home

Watch Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10pm | Hear the story of Woodie Guthrie’s creative energy, personal imperfections and family tragedy.

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

Entering the Edit With Karen Schmeer Fellow Colin Nusbaum

Get started with POV's new series delving into the craft of documentary editing with 2014 Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellow Colin Nusbaum.

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...