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History & Documentary Programs

American Epic

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Coming Fall 2015 | The extraordinary story of the trailblazing era when country-wide, the music of ordinary Americans was recorded for the very first time.

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Kamikaze

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Watch Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 10pm | Learn how kamikaze weapons were built and launched.

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A Wing and a Prayer

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Watch Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 9pm | The remarkable, if little-known, story of an improbable group of World War II veterans who risked their lives and American citizenships.

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The National Mall: America’s Front Yard

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Watch Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 8pm | Learn the surprising and inspiring story of the National Mall, a place unlike any other on earth.

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The Gettysburg Story

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Watch Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 4pm | The epic tale of the bloodiest battle ever fought on American soil and the greatest man-made disaster in American history.

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The Day the 60’s Died

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Watch Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8pm | Return to the turbulent spring 45 years ago when four students were shot dead at Kent State.

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Dick Cavett’s Vietnam

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Watch Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10pm | Examine the Vietnam War and its impact through interviews conducted on “The Dick Cavett Show.”

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The Draft

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Watch Monday, April 27, 2015 at 9pm | Hear how a single, controversial issue—who serves in the military—continues to define America.

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American Masters | American Ballet Theatre: A History

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Watch Friday, May 15, 2015 at 9:30pm | Delve into the rich, 75-year history of one of the world’s preeminent ballet companies.

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Inside the Court of Henry VIII

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Watch Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 9pm | Venture behind the glamorous facade of Henry’s court to understand why courtiers lost their heads.

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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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