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American Experience
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History & Documentary Program Previews


Watch Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9pm & Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 6pm | Learn how Lincoln exerted control through the telegraph and its effect on the Gettysburg Address.

FRONTLINE | Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?

Watch Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 10pm | Review this investigative biography of Oswald, the man at the center of the Kennedy assassination.

The Gettysburg Story

Watch Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10pm & Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 6pm | The epic tale of the bloodiest battle ever fought on American soil and the greatest man-made disaster in American history.

American Experience | JFK
American Experience | JFK

Watch Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 1:30pm | A new four-hour, two-part special in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the president’s death.

Secrets of Althorp | The Spencers
Secrets of Althorp | The Spencers

Watch Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 8pm | Take a tour of Althorp with Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer, brother of Princess Diana.

Egypt's Golden Empire

Watch Mondays, October 28, November 4 & 18, 2013 at 10pm | Watch dramatic re-creations that bring to life the story of the Egyptian empire.

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

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: Online Sneak Peak Screening with American Masters and The Sierra Club

Join Sierra Club conservationist Bruce Hamilton for a special sneak preview screening of American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire. We'll gather together to watch the first 20 minutes of the film, chat...