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History & Documentary Programs

American Masters | Salinger

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Watch Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9pm | Discover J.D. Salinger’s childhood, painstaking work methods, marriages, private world and secrets.

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American Experience | War Letters

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Watch Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8pm | Experience the deepest, most human side of war through a collection of personal letters.

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Secrets of the Dead | JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

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Watch Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 1pm | Review the story of the reporting from Dallas and the CBS Newsroom in NYC on the day Kennedy died.

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Independent Lens | At Berkeley

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Watch Monday, January 13, 2014 at midnight | Go back to school in Frederick Wiseman’s intimate and sprawling documentary about UC Berkeley.

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Chasing Shackleton

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Watch Wednesdays, January 8 - 22, 2014 at 10pm | Follow a modern expedition that re-creates Sir Ernest Shackleton’s epic sea-and-land voyage.

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Independent Lens | The Invisible War

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Watch Monday, January 6, 2014 at midnight | Hear about the epidemic of rape and sexual assault within the ranks of the U.S. military.

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American Experience | Poisoner's Handbook

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Watch Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 8pm | Learn how forensic chemistry was used in the early 20th century to convict murderers.

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Woodstock: In Search of Utopia

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Watch Monday, January 6, 2014 at 10pm | How did Woodstock, NY become the most famous small town in the world?

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Touching the Void

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Watch Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 2pm | A gripping account of survival in the Andes, based on the book by British adventurer Joe Simpson.

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Queen’s Palaces

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Thursdays at 10pm beginning December 19, 2013 | A celebration of royal buildings Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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

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