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History & Documentary Programs

The Gettysburg Story

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Watch Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10pm & Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 6pm | The epic tale of the bloodiest battle ever fought on American soil and the greatest man-made disaster in American history.

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American Experience | JFK

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Watch Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 1:30pm | A new four-hour, two-part special in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the president’s death.

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American Masters | Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart

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Watch Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11pm | Lou Reed continues his life-long experimentation as both a writer and performer.

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We Served Too: The Women’s Air Force Service Pilots

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Watch Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 6pm | This is a story of a group of young, determined and courageous women during World War II who broke through barriers and shattered stereotypes.

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Secrets of Althorp | The Spencers

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Watch Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 8pm | Take a tour of Althorp with Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer, brother of Princess Diana.

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The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

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Watch Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10pm | Learn the intricacies of the greatest public ceremony of the twentieth century in this unique documentary.

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American Experience | War of the Worlds

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Watch Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 9pm | American Experience presents War of the Worlds in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the original radio broadcast.

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Secrets of the Tower of London

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Watch Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 8pm | Unlock doors to secret rooms and learn surprising facts about the famous Tower of London.

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Held Hostage

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Watch Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 9pm | Examine the January 2013 al-Qaeda siege of a gas facility in Algeria and the deaths of 37 workers.

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Independent Lens | The Waiting Room: Let Me Down Easy

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Watch Monday, October 21, 2013 at 10pm | View the healthcare system through the eyes of those stuck in an ER waiting room in Oakland.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Ed comm exits with Common Core as his legacy, for better or for worse Ed comm exits with Common Core as his legacy, for better or for worse
The state is losing it’s education commissioner, as John King takes a job with the Obama Administration. King was in charge of school policies during a tumultuous time...

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