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History & Documentary Programs

Nazi Mega Weapons | Fortress Berlin

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Watch Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 10pm | Learn why all of Berlin was tuned into a fortress during the final days of the Third Reich.

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American Masters | Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

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Watch Friday, May 16, 2014 at 9pm | Explore the tall-tale life of participatory journalist and Paris Review co-founder George Plimpton.

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FRONTLINE | United States of Secrets

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Watch Tuesdays, May 13 & 20 2014 at 10pm | Learn how the U.S. government came to monitor the communications of millions of Americans.

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Coming Back with Wes Moore

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Watch Tuesdays, May 13 - 27, 2014 at 8pm | Explore the personal stories of veterans' return to life at home in this new documentary series premiering May 2014.

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Independent Lens | Let the Fire Burn

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Watch Monday, May 12, 2014 at midnight | Review the feud between Philadelphia police and radical group MOVE that ended tragically in 1985.

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Secrets of Chatsworth

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Watch Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 10pm | Survey the 500-year history of Chatsworth and learn about its American connections.

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American Masters | Judy Garland, By Myself

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Watch Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2:30pm | Watch as Judy Garland gets center stage all to herself.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | Jet Fighter ME262

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Watch Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10pm | Explore the most technologically advanced plane of WWII, the Messerschmitt Me262 fighter jet.

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Secrets of the Dead | Lost Gardens of Babylon

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Watch Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 9pm | See what the spectacular Hanging Gardens of Babylon looked like and how they were constructed.

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Independent Lens | A Fragile Trust

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Watch Monday, May 5, 2014 at midnight | Hear the shocking story of a promising young reporter caught plagiarizing and supplementing his own reporting with fabricated details.

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

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