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History & Documentary Programs

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 at 8pm | 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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Things That Aren't There Anymore

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Watch Friday, April 24, 2015 at 1pm | Enjoy a video scrapbook of our collective memories of landmarks and legends of the Capital Region.

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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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Escape From a Nazi Death Camp

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Watch Sunday, April 26, 2015 at noon | Track the escape of 300 Jewish prisoners from Sobibor, the remote Nazi death camp in east Poland.

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The Civil War: The Untold Story

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Watch Sunday, May 3, 2015 at noon | Examine the well-documented conflict through the lens of the Western Campaign.

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The Armenian Genocide

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Watch Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10pm | Documentary showing the oppression by The Young Turks of the Armenian citizens of the Ottoman Empire during WWI.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | The Siegfried Line

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Watch Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10pm | Hear about the men who built the line and those who gave their lives to defend — and destroy — it.

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American Experience | My Lai

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Watch Friday May 1, 2015 at 9pm on WORLD | Examine the My Lai massacre, its cover-up and efforts of soldiers who broke rank to halt atrocities.

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

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