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Lonesome George and the Battle for the Galapagos
Lonesome George and the Battle for the Galapagos

Watch Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 8pm | Documentary about Lonesome George, officially the loneliest animal on the planet until his death in June 2012.

Treasures of New York: Park Avenue Armory
Treasures of New York: Park Avenue Armory

Watch Friday, July 12 at 10:30pm and Sunday, July 14 at 2pm | The Park Avenue Armory has reinvented itself into a visionary multimedia arts institution renowned worldwide.

FRONTLINE | Two American Families
FRONTLINE | Two American Families

Watch Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 10pm | Follow two ordinary families in Milwaukee – one black, one white – who struggled to avoid poverty.

POV | Only the Young
POV | Only the Young

Watch Monday, July 15 at Midnight | Follow three unconventional Christian teenagers coming of age in a small Southern California town.

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

Watch Tuesdays July 9 & 16, 2013 at 8pm | Sundays July 14-21, 2013 at 5pm | Follow Lewis and Clark’s 19th-century voyage of danger and discovery from St. Louis to the Pacific.

The Diamond Queen
The Diamond Queen

Watch Mondays July 8 - 22, 2013 at 10pm | Andrew Marr presents a three-part documentary series looking at the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, with special interviews and remarkable archive footage.

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...