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History & Documentary Programs

American Masters | Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart

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Watch Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11pm | Lou Reed continues his life-long experimentation as both a writer and performer.

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We Served Too: The Women’s Air Force Service Pilots

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Watch Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 6pm | This is a story of a group of young, determined and courageous women during World War II who broke through barriers and shattered stereotypes.

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Secrets of Althorp | The Spencers

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Watch Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 8pm | Take a tour of Althorp with Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer, brother of Princess Diana.

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The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

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Watch Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10pm | Learn the intricacies of the greatest public ceremony of the twentieth century in this unique documentary.

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American Experience | War of the Worlds

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Watch Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 9pm | American Experience presents War of the Worlds in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the original radio broadcast.

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Secrets of the Tower of London

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Watch Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 8pm | Unlock doors to secret rooms and learn surprising facts about the famous Tower of London.

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Held Hostage

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Watch Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 9pm | Examine the January 2013 al-Qaeda siege of a gas facility in Algeria and the deaths of 37 workers.

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Independent Lens | The Waiting Room: Let Me Down Easy

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Watch Monday, October 21, 2013 at 10pm | View the healthcare system through the eyes of those stuck in an ER waiting room in Oakland.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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Governor Cuomo delivered his joint State of the State and budget message, proposing a $141.6 billion spending plan that in part sets up a show down with teachers and e...

POV Documentary Blog

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Join us for a free screening on Capitol Hill this Monday. For Black History Month in February, check out POV films hi...