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History & Documentary Programs

Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace

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Watch Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2pm | Enter the ultimate pleasure palace, Hampton Court, for a wealth of art and stories.

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Last Will. & Testament

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Watch Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 6pm | Investigate a great literary mystery: who wrote the works of William Shakespeare?

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Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story

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Watch Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 6pm | Born a congenital amputee, John's parents had many worries: Would he be able to go to school? Could he hold a pencil? Could he ever support himself?

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Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle

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Watch Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 8pm-11pm | Join host Liev Schreiber to trace the development of comic book heroes and their powerful legacy.

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POV | 56 Up

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Watch Monday, October 14, 2013 at 10pm | Return to England for the eighth film in a series that’s followed the same group since age seven.

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Quest for the Lost Maya

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Watch Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 10pm | Explore archaeological evidence of a previously unknown Mayan society based in the Yucatan Peninsula of southern Mexico.

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FRONTLINE | Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown

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Watch Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 10pm | Witness an unprecedented account of the crisis inside Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex after the earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011.

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POV | Brooklyn Castle

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Inspiring documentary about a junior high chess team that challenges the norms of inner city public schools.

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Skeletons of the Sahara

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Watch Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10pm | Travel to the Sahara with scientist Paul Sereno to excavate an ancient human cemetery.

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FRONTLINE | Life and Death in Assisted Living

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Watch Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 10pm | Examine the operations of the nation’s largest assisted living company.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Assembly hearing to feature a push for more aid for part time students Assembly hearing to feature a push for more aid for part time students
Next week, an Assembly Committee will hold a hearing on improving access to financial aid for college students. One of the issues will be better access for part time c...

POV Documentary Blog

Our Ethical Dilemma / Nuestro Dilema Ético Our Ethical Dilemma / Nuestro Dilema Ético
Filmmaker Pamela Yates finds out she got a scene in her film When the Mountains Tremble wrong, and returns to Guatemala to investigate. Read and watch in English and S...