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History & Documentary | Programs | Information

POV | Special Flight
POV | Special Flight

Watch Monday, July 1, 2013 at midnight | Witness the plight of undocumented foreigners and the wardens at a detention center in Switzerland.

Anthem
Anthem

Watch Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10pm | ANTHEM tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'

POV | Homegoings
POV | Homegoings

Watch Monday, June 24, 2013 at midnight | Take an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community.

Henry Ford | American Experience
Henry Ford | American Experience

Watch Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 8pm | Watch a profile of the farm boy who became the 20th century’s most influential American innovator.

Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists
Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists

Watch Monday, June 17, 2013 at midnight | Witness the transformation some of the poorest slums of Kolkata through the empowerment of children.

John D. Rockefeller | American Experience
John D. Rockefeller | American Experience

Watch Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 8pm | Hear the story of the billionaire who changed forever the way America did business.

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

Hot Docs: 10 Documentaries Doc Soup Man Is Eager to See

Toronto's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival runs April 24 to May 4, 2014.

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...