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The Blitz: London's Longest Night
The Blitz: London's Longest Night

Watch Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 7:30pm | The story of the war's most concentrated aerial attack on London in 1941 and how the city nearly perished under the German barrage.

Great Old Amusement Parks
Great Old Amusement Parks

Watch Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 9pm | Long before the days of giant theme parks, the United States had many amusement parks where families gathered for a cool escape on a hot summer day.

POV | Neurotypical
POV | Neurotypical

Watch Monday, July 29, 2013 at midnight | Explore autism from the point of view of three autistic people: child, teenager and adult.

NOVA | 3D Spies of WWII
NOVA | 3D Spies of WWII

Watch Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9pm | Discover the previously untold story of air photo intelligence that played a vital role in defeating Hitler.

Secrets of the Dead | Bones of the Buddha
Secrets of the Dead | Bones of the Buddha

Watch Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 10pm | Join historian Charles Allen to solve the mystery of bones reputed to be those of the Buddha.

POV | High Tech, Low Life
POV | High Tech, Low Life

Watch Monday, July 22, 2013 at midnight | Trail two of China’s first citizen-reporters as they document the underside of rapid development.

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

George Plimpton: Watch Excerpt: George Plimpton at the Helm of The Paris Review

"The Paris Review is maybe a spiritual hideout for George," reflects Terry McDonnell of Sports Illustrated. I think it was a place where he could do the highest level of his work in the way he wou...