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History & Documentary Program Previews

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.

Secrets of the Tower of London

Watch Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 8pm | Unlock doors to secret rooms and learn surprising facts about the famous Tower of London.

Held Hostage

Watch Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 9pm | Examine the January 2013 al-Qaeda siege of a gas facility in Algeria and the deaths of 37 workers.

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

Hot Docs: 10 Documentaries Doc Soup Man Is Eager to See

Toronto's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival runs April 24 to May 4, 2014.

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...