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History & Documentary Programs

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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American Masters | Salinger

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Watch Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9pm | Discover J.D. Salinger’s childhood, painstaking work methods, marriages, private world and secrets.

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American Experience | War Letters

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Watch Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8pm | Experience the deepest, most human side of war through a collection of personal letters.

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Secrets of the Dead | JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

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Watch Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 1pm | Review the story of the reporting from Dallas and the CBS Newsroom in NYC on the day Kennedy died.

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Independent Lens | At Berkeley

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Watch Monday, January 13, 2014 at midnight | Go back to school in Frederick Wiseman’s intimate and sprawling documentary about UC Berkeley.

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Chasing Shackleton

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Watch Wednesdays, January 8 - 22, 2014 at 10pm | Follow a modern expedition that re-creates Sir Ernest Shackleton’s epic sea-and-land voyage.

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Independent Lens | The Invisible War

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Watch Monday, January 6, 2014 at midnight | Hear about the epidemic of rape and sexual assault within the ranks of the U.S. military.

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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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