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History & Documentary Program Previews

Independent Lens | Brakeless

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Watch Monday, October 27, 2014 at midnight | Examine the Japanese pursuit of efficiency, even at the expense of safety.

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Egypt's Golden Empire

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Watch Thursdays, October 23 - November 6, 2014 at 10pm | Watch dramatic re-creations that bring to life the story of the Egyptian empire.

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FRONTLINE | Losing Iraq

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Watch Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10pm | Trace the U.S. role in Iraq from the 2003 invasion to the current violence.

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Independent Lens | Twin Sisters

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Watch Monday, October 20, 2014 at midnight | Examine the inextricable bond between adopted twins reared apart.

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How We Got to Now With Steven Johnson

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Watch Wednesdays at 10pm through November 12, 2014 | Join best-selling author Steven Johnson to hear extraordinary stories behind remarkable ideas that made modern life possible.

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Great Estates Scotland

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Watch Sundays, October 5-26, 2014 at 10:30pm | This four-part series takes an in-depth look at the workings of some of Scotland’s most magnificent country estates.

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The Rise of the Black Pharaoh

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Watch Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 10pm | Learn about the African Kushites who overthrew the ancient Egyptians and ruled for nearly 100 years.

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FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10pm at 9pm | In a special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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Makers Season 2

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Watch Tuesdays at 9pm September 30 - November 4, 2014 | Groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics.

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The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

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Watch Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 10:30pm | Join David Suchet on his trip to learn more about the best-selling murder mystery writer in history.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

New York NOW: Education & History

Schools say NY's surplus should fund nearly $2B in additional aid Schools say NY's surplus should fund nearly $2B in additional aid
The state’s Education Conference Board says now that the economy is improving and the state has a multi billion dollar surplus, it’s time to end years of what they say...

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American Masters

Bing Crosby: The Crosby Family Today: A Web Exclusive Video Bing Crosby: The Crosby Family Today: A Web Exclusive Video
In this exclusive clip, Bing Crosby's family reflects on his life as a performer and family man. Hear all surviving members of Crosby’s immediate family — his wife Kat...
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.