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History & Documentary | Programs | Information

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Mister Rogers & Me

Watch Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:30pm | Meet some of Mister Rogers' real-life "neighbors," to discover more about the man himself, what he meant by "deep and simple," and who still preaches Rogers' message.

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The Education of Harvey Gantt

Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:30pm | Learn about the pivotal, yet largely forgotten, story of desegregation.

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One Night in March

Watch Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:30pm | The 1962-1963 season and the events leading up to the team eventually playing in the tournament against the integrated Loyola University (Chicago) club.

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FRONTLINE | Secrets of the Vatican

Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9pm | Get an account of Pope Benedict’s final days and Francis’ battle to set the church on a new path.

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American Experience | Grand Coulee Dam

Watch Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:30pm | Learn how tension between technological success and environmental impact hangs over Grand Coulee.

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American Experience | Triangle Fire

Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8pm | Learn how a tragic factory fire led to workplace safety laws.

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...