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History & Documentary Programs

American Experience | The Rise and Fall of Penn Station

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Watch Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 4:30pm | Trace the brief life of New York’s Penn Station, whose destruction spurred landmarks preservation.

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Independent Lens | Las Marthas

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Watch Monday, February 17, 2014 at midnight | Follow the Mexican-American girls who help preserve the Martha Washington debutante ball in Laredo.

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American Experience | Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid

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Watch Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 9pm | Separate fact from fiction regarding the bank robbers whose exploits captivated America.

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American Experience | Billy the Kid

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Watch Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 8pm | Deconstruct the mythology surrounding the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid.

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American Experience | The Amish: Shunned

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Watch Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 3:30pm | Follow seven former members of Amish community as they reflect on their decisions to leave.

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American Experience | The Amish

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Watch Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 1:30pm | Find answers to questions about the Amish — an insistently insular religious community.

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American Masters | Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

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Watch Friday, February 7, 2014 at 9pm | Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.

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Black History Month Programming

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PBS Celebrates Black History Month with new programs and a digital campaign that unites more than a century of history and culture

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Independent Lens | The State of Arizona

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Watch Monday, January 27, 2014 at midnight | Witness the tense emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s struggle with illegal immigration.

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Independent Lens | Blood Brother

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Watch Monday, January 20, 2014 at midnight | Trace Rocky Braat’s journey from America to India, where he devotes his life to HIV-infected orphans.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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