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History & Documentary Programs

FRONTLINE | Solitary Nation

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Watch Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 10pm | Through the stories of inmates and officers, get an intimate view of life in solitary confinement.

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Independent Lens | Powerless

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Watch Monday, November 3, 2014 at midnight | See a man who provides illegal electrical services in India and the woman trying to dismantle them.

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Royal Memories: Prince Charles' Tribute to the Queen

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Watch Friday, October 31, 2014 at 9pm | Captivating documentary that gives viewers the extraordinary opportunity to see the royal family through the eyes of an insider.

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FRONTLINE | The Rise of ISIS

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Watch Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 10pm | Investigate the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS.

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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Watch Friday, October 31, 2014 at 5:30pm | Historical reenactments celebrate and bring to life Washington Irving's most beloved tale of Ichabod Crane and the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Assembly hearing to feature a push for more aid for part time students Assembly hearing to feature a push for more aid for part time students
Next week, an Assembly Committee will hold a hearing on improving access to financial aid for college students. One of the issues will be better access for part time c...

POV Documentary Blog

Our Ethical Dilemma / Nuestro Dilema Ético Our Ethical Dilemma / Nuestro Dilema Ético
Filmmaker Pamela Yates finds out she got a scene in her film When the Mountains Tremble wrong, and returns to Guatemala to investigate. Read and watch in English and S...