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History & Documentary Program Previews

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Independent Lens | How to Survive a Plague

Watch Monday, December 30, 2013 at midnight | Follow two groups whose activism turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

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Independent Lens | Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Watch Monday, December 23, 2013 at midnight | Hear the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered the world’s greatest sushi chef.

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FRONTLINE | From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

Watch Tuesdays, December 24 & December 31, 2013 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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Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913

Watch Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 8pm | Trace Michigan’s Copper Country strike from its hopeful start to its heartrending conclusion.

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FRONTLINE | The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela

Watch Friday, December 6, 2013 at 9pm | The intimate and surprising story of a Mandela few people know.

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How Sherlock Changed the World

Watch Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9pm | Examine the impact of the fictional Holmes on real criminal investigation and forensic techniques.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Study finds New Yorkers don't want school mergers

Governor Cuomo and the legislature approved a plan in the state budget to encourage local governments and schools to merge and share services over the next few years, in an attempt to lower propert...

POV Documentary Blog

Upcoming POV Screenings

'American Promise' and 'Neurotypical' take the lead this week, with screenings and discussions centering around social and emotional development happening throughout the nation. Check out our local...

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Watch the Film

American Masters presents A Fierce Green Fire, the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, premiering nationally Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings...