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History & Documentary Programs

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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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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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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Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle

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Watch Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 8pm-11pm | Join host Liev Schreiber to trace the development of comic book heroes and their powerful legacy.

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POV | 56 Up

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Watch Monday, October 14, 2013 at 10pm | Return to England for the eighth film in a series that’s followed the same group since age seven.

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