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History & Documentary Programs

The Longest Hurrah: The O’Connell-Corning Years

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Watch Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 1:30pm | This historic documentary tells the gripping story of Albany’s 'Mayor for Life,' Erastus Corning and long-time party boss, Dan O’Connell.

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The Neighborhood That Disappeared

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Watch Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3pm & 10:30pm | Unearth the story of the neighborhood that was demolished to create the South Mall.

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The Education of Harvey Gantt

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Watch Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 5pm | Learn about the pivotal, yet largely forgotten, story of desegregation.

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One Night in March

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Watch Friday, February 20, 2015 at 10:30pm | The 1962-1963 season and the events leading up to the team eventually playing in the tournament against the integrated Loyola University (Chicago) club.

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The Italian Americans

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Watch Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 4pm | Trace the evolution of Italian Americans from the late 19th century to the present day.

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The Lost Years of Zora Neale Hurston

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Watch Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 5pm | Explore a fascinating chapter in the life of an American literary icon.

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Prohibition

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Watch Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 1pm and February 22, 2015 at 3pm | This Ken Burns and Lynn Novick film explores the rise and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment.

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

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Watch Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1, 2015 at 9pm | Watch this “biography” of cancer, which covers its first appearances and the battles to cure, control and conquer the disease.

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American Experience | Last Days in Vietnam

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Watch Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9pm | Watch unlikely heroes attempt to save as many South Vietnamese as possible at the Vietnam War's end.

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FRONTLINE | Firestone & the Warlord

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Watch Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 10pm | Investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.

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

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