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History & Documentary Programs

The Statue of Liberty

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Watch Friday, July 3, 2015 at 10pm | Revisit Ken Burns's history of the Statue of Liberty and what she represents to all Americans.

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The National Mall: America’s Front Yard

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Watch Friday, July 3, 2015 at 9pm | Learn the surprising and inspiring story of the National Mall, a place unlike any other on earth.

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FRONTLINE | Growing Up Trans

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Watch Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 10pm | Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents.

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American Experience | Mount Rushmore

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Watch Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8pm | Learn Mount Rushmore’s story, which is as bizarre and wonderful as the monument itself.

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Ballin’ at the Graveyard

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Watch Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 9pm | For the men of the Graveyard, the battles waged on the pickup basketball court tell only half the story. 

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Henry Ford | American Experience

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Watch Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 8pm | Watch a profile of the farm boy who became the 20th century’s most influential American innovator.

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Nazi Mega Weapons

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Watch Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 10pm | In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history.

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FRONTLINE | Solitary Nation

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Watch Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10pm | Through the stories of inmates and officers, get an intimate view of life in solitary confinement.

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First Peoples

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Watch Wednesdays, June 24 - July 8, 2015 at 9pm | See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. 

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PBS Primetime This Fall Shines With Exquisite New Drama, Exuberant Performances, Extraordinary Science and Stars Galore

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Highlights Include “Walt Disney” on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE,  “Indian Summers” on MASTERPIECE, Ken Burns’s THE CIVIL WAR Revival, AMERICAN EPIC, the KENNEDY CENTER MARK TWAIN PRIZE, and New Explorations From NOVA.

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

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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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