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History & Documentary Program Previews

Jul
07

Prohibition

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Watch Mondays at 9pm July 14 - 28, 2014 | This Ken Burns and Lynn Novick film explores the rise and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment.

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Jul
02

Have Steam Engine Will Travel

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Watch Thursdays, July 10 & 17, 2014 at 10pm | Father-and-son team Barney and John Gramling have a uniquely odd passion: the duo restore derelict locomotive steam engines.

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Jul
02

Secrets of the Dead | The Mona Lisa Mystery

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Watch Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 10pm | Analyze an earlier version of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, uncovered in 2012.

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Jul
01

FRONTLINE | Secrets of the Vatican

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Watch Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 10pm | Get an account of Pope Benedict’s final days and Francis’ battle to set the church on a new path.

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Jun
30

POV | My Way to Olympia

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Watch Monday, July 7, 2014 at midnight | Accompany a disabled filmmaker, who frankly hates sports, as he covers the London Paralympics.

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Jun
30

The Civil War

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Watch Sundays at 1pm July 6, 2014 - July 27, 2014 | Ken Burns's epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict.

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Jun
27

FRONTLINE | Syria’s Second Front

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Watch Monday, July 28, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | Venture into the Syrian war zone with rebel forces trying to battle extremist Islamic factions.

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Jun
27

FRONTLINE | Egypt in Crisis

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Watch Monday, July 28, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | Examine the rise and rapid fall of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.

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Jun
27

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal

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Watch Monday July 14, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | Peter Sagal takes viewers on a fast-paced, surprising journey across the nation to examine the 4,418 words — and 27 amendments — that made America.

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Jun
26

The Statue of Liberty

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Watch Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10pm | Revisit Ken Burns's history of the Statue of Liberty and what she represents to all Americans.

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The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

New York NOW: Education & History

Teachers union not ready to reverse no confidence vote in Ed Comm

The President of the state’s teachers’ union says members aren’t yet ready to rescind a vote of no confidence in state Education Commissioner John King, despite improved relations in recent months.

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POV Documentary Blog

Next on POV: Fallen City

After an earthquake in Sichuan, China, a destroyed city is rebuilt nearby in an astoundingly quick two years. But for the survivors, rebuilding their lives will take much longer. Fallen City premie...

American Masters

Three Emmy Nominations for American Masters

Watch the complete 27th Season of American Masters: Billie Jean King, Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin', Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love, Salinger, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, Plimpton!...