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History & Documentary Program Previews

African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

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Watch marathon Saturday, August 9, 2014 beginning at 9:30am | This six-hour series chronicles the full sweep of African-American history.

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FRONTLINE | Generation Like

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Watch Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10pm | Examine the evolving, complicated relationship between teens and the companies that target them.

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POV | 15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story

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Watch Monday, August 4, 2014 at midnight | Follow a boy’s struggle for redemption in a place that routinely condemns children to die in prison.

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The Buddha

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Watch Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 1pm | Review the life of the Buddha, an Indian sage who gained enlightenment. Richard Gere narrates.

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Historic Views of the Spa City

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Watch Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10pm | See the unique charms and timeless appeal of 'The Queen of Spas.'

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POV | Fallen City

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Watch Monday, July 28, 2014 at midnight | Journey from a devastated city in China to a new city nearby, a heartbreaking trip for survivors.

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Mark Twain

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Watch Tuesdays, July 29 & August 5, 2014 at 8pm | View Ken Burns’s illuminating portrait of one of the greatest writers in American history.

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FRONTLINE | Poor Kids

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Watch Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10pm | Follow three young girls in this unflinching and revealing exploration of what poverty means to children.

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Al Capone: Icon

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Watch Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8pm | Try to decide why Americans are fascinated by celebrity gangster Al Capone.

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POV | Dance For Me

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Watch Monday, July 21, 2014 at midnight | Delight in a poetic coming-of-age story, with a global twist and thrilling dance moves.

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New York NOW: Education & History

Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall

Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school classrooms.  Teachers and school administrators who ...

POV Documentary Blog

How Fair Use Brought Dream Deceivers to Home Video

Filmmaker David Van Taylor employed fair use of his 1992 POV film Dream Deceivers. Now, a new generation will be able to see the famous doc about the trial that tried Judas Priest for putting subli...

American Masters

American Masters Wins Two 2014 Emmys, Including Best Documentary Series

For the 10th time and in the year of its 200th episode, American Masters has won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary Series. The representative film for this 2014 Emmy Award is Marvin Hamlis...