The National Parks | A Ken Burns Film

THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA is a six-episode series produced by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan and written by Dayton Duncan. Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales – from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon, the Everglades of Florida to the Gates of the Arctic in Alaska - THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA is nonetheless a story of people: people from every conceivable background – rich and poor; famous and unknown; soldiers and scientists; natives and newcomers; idealists, artists and entrepreneurs; people who were willing to devote themselves to saving some precious portion of the land they loved, and in doing so reminded their fellow citizens of the full meaning of democracy.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Teachers union not ready to reverse no confidence vote in Ed Comm

The President of the state’s teachers’ union says members aren’t yet ready to rescind a vote of no confidence in state Education Commissioner John King, despite improved relations in recent months.

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New NYSUT President Magee discusses "no confidence vote" on commissioner

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuS0zWHAfVU

In April, the New York State United Teachers union decided on new leadership for its 60,000 members.  Gone was longtime President Dick Ianuzzi and in ...

POV Documentary Blog

Next on POV: Fallen City

After an earthquake in Sichuan, China, a destroyed city is rebuilt nearby in an astoundingly quick two years. But for the survivors, rebuilding their lives will take much longer. Fallen City premie...

These Viewers Were Moved by POV’s ‘Dance for Me’ – Read Their Reactions & Watch the Film Free Online Here!

Watch Dance for Me free on POV's website and apps until August 20, 2014, and join the conversation. #danceforme

American Masters

Three Emmy Nominations for American Masters

Watch the complete 27th Season of American Masters: Billie Jean King, Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin', Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love, Salinger, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, Plimpton!...

Dorothea Lange: Video: “Migrant Mother” Photo Series at the Library of Congress

Please view the original post to see the video. Migrant Mother, the iconic photo representing America's Great Depression, is part of the body of work Dorothea Lange created while working for the F...

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