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History & Documentary Programs

Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace

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Watch Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2pm | Enter the ultimate pleasure palace, Hampton Court, for a wealth of art and stories.

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Rediscovering the Light: Restoring New York’s Capitol

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Watch Sunday, December 28, 2014 at noon | This film documents the final chapters in the story of the restoration of the New York State Capitol.

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American Masters | Bing Crosby Rediscovered

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Watch Friday, December 26, 2014 at 9pm | Discover the life and legend of the entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews.

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FRONTLINE | From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

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Watch Tuesdays, December 23 & December 30, 2014 at 10pm | Chart the epic story of the rise of Christianity, from the life of Jesus to the period that followed his death.

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Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Watch Monday, December 22, 2014 at midnight | Witness Muhammad Ali’s toughest bout, his battle to overturn his prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service.

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Secrets of Highclere Castle

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Watch Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 10pm | See how life was – and is – lived in Highclere Castle, the stand-in for the fictional Downton Abbey.

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The Neighborhood That Disappeared

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Watch Monday, December 29, 2014 at 8pm | Unearth the story of the neighborhood that was demolished to create the South Mall.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, November 24, 2014 at midnight | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Al Capone: Icon

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Watch Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:30pm | Try to decide why Americans are fascinated by celebrity gangster Al Capone.

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FRONTLINE | Firestone & the Warlord

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Watch Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10pm | Investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Ed comm exits with Common Core as his legacy, for better or for worse Ed comm exits with Common Core as his legacy, for better or for worse
The state is losing it’s education commissioner, as John King takes a job with the Obama Administration. King was in charge of school policies during a tumultuous time...

POV Documentary Blog

Tom Roston’s Top 10 Documentaries of 2014 Tom Roston’s Top 10 Documentaries of 2014
Without any throat clearing about how this was yet another great year for docs -- which it was, by the way -- I prese...