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History & Documentary Programs

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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Climbed Every Mountain With Nicholas Hammond

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Watch Monday, June 1, 2015 at 8pm | The true story behind the famous von Trapp family featured in the blockbuster 1965 movie The Sound of Music.

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The Homefront

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Watch Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9pm | View portraits of America’s military families — their pride, patriotism, sacrifice and resilience.

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Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots

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Watch Sunday, May 24, 2015 at noon | Stories of perseverance and triumph that reveal the unheralded achievements of this valiant legion of female patriots.

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Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story

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Watch Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 6pm | Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.

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D-Day 360

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Watch Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2pm | D-Day 360 takes advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape of D-Day.

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Independent Lens | 1971

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Watch Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:30am | Hear the story of eight ordinary citizens who broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania in 1971.

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Presidents In Our Backyard

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Watch Tuesdays, May 19 & 26, 2015 at 7:30pm | Facts and folklore behind the eight U.S. presidents with close ties to New York State.

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American Masters | Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

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Watch Sunday, May 17, 2015 at noon | Explore, with Lange’s granddaughter, the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer’s life story.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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...

POV Documentary Blog

Alex Winter’s “Deep Web” Looks Into Dark Corners of Digital Society

Alex Winter’s “Deep Web” Looks Into Dark Corners of Digital Society

If you ever watched House of Cards and were as riveted as I by the young skinny, hipster hacker character who looks...