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History & Documentary Programs

Nazi Mega Weapons | The SS

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Watch Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 10pm | Learn how Hitler’s body guard grows into a machine that controls of every aspect of the Third Reich.

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Rediscovering the Light: Restoring New York’s Capitol

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Watch Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 1pm | This film documents the final chapters in the story of the restoration of the New York State Capitol.

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American Experience | Edison

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Watch Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9pm | Examine the life of the man who would be remembered as the genius who created the modern world.

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Independent Lens | A Path Appears

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Watch Mondays, January 26 - February 9, 2015 at 10pm | Three-part series about activists fighting gender oppression in the U.S. and the world. 

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The March

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Watch Monday, January 19, 2015 at 10pm | Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington.

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A Ripple of Hope

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Watch Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 4pm | An extraordinary and uplifting event against the backdrop of one of the most volatile and memorable Presidential campaigns in U.S. history.

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American Experience | 1964

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Watch Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2pm | Follow prominent and ordinary Americans whose actions began to turn the country onto a new course.

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On Home Ground: Life After Service

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Watch Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1pm | An intimate look into the lives of three veterans who returned home to the Adirondacks after deployment.

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METROFOCUS: Mario Cuomo, In His Own Words

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Watch Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 7pm & Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:30pm | The late Mario Cuomo looks back at his childhood, his Italian family, his baseball career and his extraordinary political career.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | The Wolf’s Lair

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Watch Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10pm | Learn about the vast, secret headquarters at the heart of Hitler’s plans for world domination.

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

POV Documentary Blog

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The documentary community breathed a deep sigh of relief last night when Laura Poitras won the Oscar for Best...