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History & Documentary Programs

Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots

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Watch Sunday, May 24, 2015 at noon | Stories of perseverance and triumph that reveal the unheralded achievements of this valiant legion of female patriots.

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Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story

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Watch Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 6pm | Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.

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D-Day 360

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Watch Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2pm | D-Day 360 takes advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape of D-Day.

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Independent Lens | 1971

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Watch Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:30am | Hear the story of eight ordinary citizens who broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania in 1971.

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Presidents In Our Backyard

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Watch Tuesdays, May 19 & 26, 2015 at 7:30pm | Facts and folklore behind the eight U.S. presidents with close ties to New York State.

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American Masters | Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

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Watch Sunday, May 17, 2015 at noon | Explore, with Lange’s granddaughter, the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer’s life story.

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The Four Freedoms

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Watch Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:30pm | A documentary commemorating the presentation of the 2003 Four Freedoms Medals on the historic grounds of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library and Museum in Hyde Park.

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

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Watch Tuesdays, May 5 - June 16, 2015 | Ken Burns weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

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Göring’s Secret: The Story of Hitler’s Marshall

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Watch Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3pm | An uncensored look at the private life of Hermann Göring, Hitler’s devoted follower and second-in-command.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | Hitler’s Megaships

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Watch Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 1pm | See Hitler’s ultimate status symbol — bigger, more powerful and more heavily armored battleships.

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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...

POV Documentary Blog

Get Your Documentary Artistry Right Here

Get Your Documentary Artistry Right Here

Doc Soup Man Tom Roston asks Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post to reconsider her view that today's documentaries aren't "bold, daring or artful."