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The Roosevelts
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THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. Continue


After Tiller: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
PBS


Filmmakers Lana Wilson and Martha Shane discuss the making of their film After Tiller. Continue


Director Ken Burns discusses his new film, The Roosevelts

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The Roosevelts
PBS


Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The 14-hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative. Continue


Gloria Reuben's African Link

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Finding Your Roots
PBS


Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals evidence about actress Gloria Reuben's 5th Great-Grandmother, an incredibly rare discovery that connects her family line back to Africa. Continue


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Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service
PBS


Her Majesty’s Secret Service, or MI6 as it is known, is the world’s most legendary spy agency, thanks to the James Bond stories. Set up in 1909 as the Secret Service Bureau, the existence of MI6 was not formally acknowledged until 1994 — which goes a long way toward understanding the modus operandi of this government agency. This film lifts the veil on the shadowy world of spying. Continue


Big Men

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PBS


An unprecedented inside look at the global deal making and dark underside of energy development -- a contest for money and power that is reshaping the world. Continue


Secrets of Westminster

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Secrets of Westminster
PBS


In Secrets of Westminster, viewers see the hidden areas of London’s House of Commons, House of Lords and Westminster Abbey. Throughout its history, Westminster has embodied stories of power struggles and tradition. Continue


Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s Family Story

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Finding Your Roots
PBS


Finding Your Roots host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares a story from his family history. Continue


Service episode preview 2 min 40 sec

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Craft in America
PBS


Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014 (*check local listings). SERVICE: exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans. Featuring ceramic artist Ehren Tool, potter Judas Recendez, Peter Voulkos and other G.I. Bill artists, Pam DeLuco and the Paper Doll Project, and Eugene Burks Jr, saddler at the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon. Continue


Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

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American Masters
PBS


Her photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a portrait that came to represent America's Great Depression. Yet few know the story, struggles and profound body of work of the woman who created the portrait: Dorothea Lange. Directed and narrated by Lange's granddaughter Dyanna Taylor, the two-hour film premieres Friday, August 29 at 9 pm on PBS. Continue


Web Exclusive: Japanese-American Internees Today

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American Masters
PBS


Photographer Paul Kitagaki Jr. found surviving Japanese-Americans who were photographed by Dorothea Lange and others as they were taken to internment camps during World War II. This forced relocation process was led by the U.S. War Relocation Authority in 1942. Kitagaki took portraits of these former internees, often taking the photos in the same locations or arrangements as the 1942 photos. Continue


The Roosevelts: An Intimate History - Fighters Preview

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The Roosevelts
PBS


Fighters. Mavericks. Visionaries. Uncover the intimate history of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt with Ken Burns in the new series THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY. Continue


Stephen King's Progressive Past

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Finding Your Roots
PBS


Thanks to Professor Gates' research, Stephen King learns an enlightening fact about his Southern ancestors' journey. Continue


MAKERS Season 2 - Preview

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


Six new documentaries in the MAKERS project feature groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics. Airs Tuesdays, September 30-November 4, 2014 at 9/8c. Check your local listings. Continue


Resurrecting Richard III Preview

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find: the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine. Richard is thought of as the most evil king to have ruled England and also as a fearsome warrior, despite the extreme curvature of his spine. Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the king. Continue


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Secrets of Westminster
PBS


From the outside, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament are the classic London scene. Go inside the Gothic walls to explore the hidden world of the Houses of Commons and Lords, full of back-stabbing, intrigue, and traditions. Continue


The Dust Bowl: Documenting the First Migrants to California

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American Masters
PBS


Photographer Dorothea Lange and her husband were the first to witness and to understand the causes of the huge migration to California in the 1930s: families were escaping the Dust Bowl. In this excerpt, Lange describes photographing the first car arriving in California. American Masters — Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning premieres nationwide Friday, August 29, 9-11 pm on PBS. Continue


Share Your Story Prompt

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Finding Your Roots
PBS


Henry Louis Gates, JR. invites you to share your own family history on the official Finding Your Roots website. Continue


Service episode preview

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Craft in America
PBS


Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014 (*check local listings). SERVICE: exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans. Featuring ceramic artist Ehren Tool, potter Judas Recendez, Peter Voulkos and other G.I. Bill artists, Pam DeLuco and the Paper Doll Project, and Eugene Burks Jr, saddler at the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon. Continue


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