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History & Documentary Programs

Mister Rogers & Me

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Watch Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:30pm | Meet some of Mister Rogers' real-life "neighbors," to discover more about the man himself, what he meant by "deep and simple," and who still preaches Rogers' message.

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American Experience | Grand Coulee Dam

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Watch Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:30pm | Learn how tension between technological success and environmental impact hangs over Grand Coulee.

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American Experience | Triangle Fire

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Watch Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8pm | Learn how a tragic factory fire led to workplace safety laws.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Thousands rally for more charter schools

Thousands rally for more charter schools

It was the charter schools’ turn to rally at the State Capitol Wednesday in support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to...

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Celebrate National Library Week by joining screenings of Biblioburro as well as other great documentary films in...