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History & Documentary Programs

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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FRONTLINE | The Trouble With Antibiotics

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Watch Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10pm | Track the use of antibiotics in food animals and if it’s fueling antibiotic resistance in people.

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FRONTLINE | Death by Fire 2

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Watch Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 10pm | Re-investigate the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, executed for the arson deaths of his children.

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Great Estates Scotland

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Watch Sundays, October 5-26, 2014 at 10:30pm | This four-part series takes an in-depth look at the workings of some of Scotland’s most magnificent country estates.

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The Rise of the Black Pharaoh

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Watch Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 10pm | Learn about the African Kushites who overthrew the ancient Egyptians and ruled for nearly 100 years.

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Makers Season 2

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Watch Tuesdays at 9pm September 30 - November 4, 2014 | Groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

A look back at Hillary Clinton's U.S. Senate run

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365653334/This coming Monday's Iowa Caucus marks the official start of the presidential sweepstakes. Hillary Clinton is once again the...

POV Documentary Blog

Featured Event: Portland Community College's Cascade Festival of African Films Presents 'Beats of the Antonov'

Join Portland Community College at their 25th annual Cascade Festival of African Films for a screening of 'Beats of the Antonov.'