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History & Documentary Programs

Ken Burns: The Civil War

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August 2015 | Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series with this in-depth look at the iconic film.

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JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

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Watch Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 9pm | Discover how LBJ worked behind the scenes to ensure JFK’s legacy and transformed America.

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Secrets of the Dead | One PM Central Standard Time

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Watch Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 8pm | Review the reporting from Dallas and the CBS Newsroom in NYC on the day Kennedy died.

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Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

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Watch Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3pm | The fascinating story of America's first mountain-top grand hotel and resort.

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American Experience | Walt Disney

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Mon-Tues September 14-15, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy.

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The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

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Watch Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 8pm | Join David Suchet on his trip to learn more about the best-selling murder mystery writer in history.

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The Bomb

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Watch Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8pm | Explore the most destructive invention in human history, the nuclear bomb.

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POV | Return to Homs

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Watch Monday, July 20, 2015 at 12am | How a star goalkeeper for the Syrian national soccer team became an armed insurgent.

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

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Watch Monday, July 27, 2015 at 10pm | Take a hilarious year-long ride with iconic comedian Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life.

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The Lost Years of Zora Neale Hurston

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Watch Friday, July 17, 2015 at 10:30pm | Explore a fascinating chapter in the life of an American literary icon.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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POV Documentary Blog

Next on POV: The Storm Makers

Three personal stories reflect the dark side of globalization and its devastating human toll. Watch "The Storm Makers" - Monday on PBS.