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History & Documentary Program Previews

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FRONTLINE | Solitary Nation

Watch Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10pm | Through the stories of inmates and officers, get an intimate view of life in solitary confinement.

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American Masters | A Fierce Green Fire

Watch Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9pm | Experience the battle for a living planet in this exploration of the environmental movement.

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Wilderness: The Great Debate

Watch Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 2:30pm | Join Robert Redford and others who debate the need and purpose of wilderness.

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Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time

Watch Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 1:30pm | In honor of Earth Day: Green Fire is the first feature-length documentary about the great conservationist Aldo Leopold (1887-1948).

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Saratoga WarHorse

Watch Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:30pm | A touching program that connects former soldiers to retired thoroughbreds for emotional healing.

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Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz

Watch Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:30pm | Charles Proteus Steinmetz was an innovator in electrical engineering, supplying many of the underlying formulas that made widespread electrical transmission possible.

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

New York NOW: Education & History

New teachers union President wants to increase union's political potency

There’s a big change at state’s largest teacher’s union, New York State United Teachers, as members elected new leadership after months of unrest over the state’s flawed roll out of the new Common ...

POV Documentary Blog

Apply for Britdoc’s PUMA Impact Award

Our friends at Britdoc are bringing back The PUMA Impact Award for the 4th year. Submit your film before April 28th to this annual prize honoring the best in documentary filmmaking for social change.

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Timeline of Environmental Movement and History

This timeline of key moments in environmental history and the environmental movement is adapted from Tom Turner's chronology for American Earth, an anthology edited by Bill McKibben. The timeline ...