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History & Documentary Program Previews

POV | Special Flight

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Watch Monday, July 1, 2013 at midnight | Witness the plight of undocumented foreigners and the wardens at a detention center in Switzerland.

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Anthem

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Watch Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10pm | ANTHEM tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'

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POV | Homegoings

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Watch Monday, June 24, 2013 at midnight | Take an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community.

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Henry Ford | American Experience

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Watch Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 8pm | Watch a profile of the farm boy who became the 20th century’s most influential American innovator.

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Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists

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Watch Monday, June 17, 2013 at midnight | Witness the transformation some of the poorest slums of Kolkata through the empowerment of children.

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John D. Rockefeller | American Experience

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Watch Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 8pm | Hear the story of the billionaire who changed forever the way America did business.

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Orphans of the Genocide

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Watch Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 8pm | Journey through never-before-seen archival footage & discovered memoirs of orphans who lived through the Armenian Genocide.

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American Masters | Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound

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Watch Friday, May 31, 2013 at 9pm | Examine the private life and public career of Joan Baez, recording artist and political activist.

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FRONTLINE | Outlawed in Pakistan

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 10pm | Trace a teenaged rape victim’s five-year odyssey through Pakistan’s broken justice system.

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The Ghost Army

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Watch Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10pm | Learn about the American GIs who tricked the enemy in WWII with carefully crafted illusions.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall
Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school classrooms. Teachers and sc...

POV Documentary Blog

Next on POV: The Act of Killing Next on POV: The Act of Killing
As dreamlike and terrifying as anything that Werner Herzog (one of the executive producers) could imagine. Watch The Act of Killing, Monday on PBS.

American Masters

The Boomer List: Film Outtake: Rosie O’Donnell’s Barbra Streisand Impersonations The Boomer List: Film Outtake: Rosie O’Donnell’s Barbra Streisand Impersonations
Please view the original post to see the video. Comedian, entertainer and talk show host Rosie O'Donnell (b. 1962) used to amuse her mother with Barbra Streisand imper...
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.