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Chasing Pluto

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NOVA
PBS


Watch as the New Horizons spacecraft captures our first clear view of Pluto’s icy surface. Continue


A Pluto Flyby Dress Rehearsal

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NOVA
PBS


See key moments in NASA’s Pluto Flyby, as previewed in a 3-D simulation. Continue


Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie): Trailer

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POV
PBS


In a community where silence is seen as necessary for survival, immigrant activist Angy Rivera joins a generation of Dreamers ready to push for change in the only home she’s ever known — the United States. Continue


American History Quiz

A Capitol Fourth
PBS


Who was the first president to live in the White House? Think you know, test your knowledge here! Continue


The History of the National Mall

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A Capitol Fourth
PBS


Learn interesting historical facts about the reasons behind the development of the National Mall and of the efforts to restore what is the most visited National Park in America. Continue


History of the American Flag

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PBS


Learn interesting facts and customs relating to the American Flag. Continue


StoryCorps Shorts: A More Perfect Union: Behind the Scenes

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POV
PBS


A look behind the scenes as StoryCorps animation team the Rauch Brothers meet the real live Theresa Burroughs and create A More Perfect Union. Continue


A Capitol Fourth 2015 Preview

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A Capitol Fourth
PBS


Celebrating 35 years on air, the 2015 A Capitol Fourth features music legend Barry Manilow, country music superstars Alabama, singer/songwriter Nicole Scherzinger, CMA 2012 New Artist of the Year Hunter Hayes, Grammy Award-winning KC and the Sunshine Band, classical pianist Lang Lang, the National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Jack Everly.  Join us July 4, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET on PBS. Continue


By The River of Babylon | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


By the River of Babylon takes us into the unique culture and environment of South Louisiana: a habitat that gave rise to Cajun and Creole music, food, and culture, and one that is disappearing at an alarming rate. The film weaves this sad story into a fabric of famed but decaying dance halls and the musical habitat they represented. Continue


Who Were the Zouaves?

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Antiques Roadshow
PBS


More on the history of the Civil War soldiers in exotic — and distinctly uncamouflaged — uniforms. Continue


Massive Government Data Breach & Donald Trump Unnerves GOP

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Washington Week
PBS


After the personal data of 21 million federal employees and their families was stolen, the director of the Office of Personnel Management resigned Friday. CNBC's John Harwood reports. The Confederate flag is no longer flying on the grounds of the South Carolina State House. Plus, Donald Trump's controversial comments about immigration have Republican Party leaders wondering how to respond. Continue


Justice Kennedy Changes His Mind

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Independent Lens
PBS


Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the opinion in Obergefell vs. Hodges that protects nationwide same-sex marriage, once maintained very different views. In 1985, Kennedy wrote the decision that forced Australian Tony Sullivan to go underground with his American husband in order to avoid deportation. Learn more about the evolution of Justice Kennedy’s same-sex rulings in this short video. Continue


The Backstory: 10 Years of The Roberts Court

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Washington Week
PBS


As the Supreme Court wrapped up its term this week with major decisions on the Affordable Care Act, same-sex marriage, the death penalty and Congressional redistricting, Chief Justice John Roberts also marked 10 years as the leader of the nine justices. How has Roberts left his mark on the Court in his first decade? Continue


Celebrate 35 years of A Capitol Fourth!

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A Capitol Fourth
PBS


It's been 35 years since the very first A Capitol Fourth concert. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane! Continue


Who is John Philip Sousa?

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A Capitol Fourth
PBS


John Philip Sousa, also known as the "March King", was considered a musical legend. Read all about his life and contributions. Continue


The History of Indepedence Day

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PBS


The first public readings of the Declaration were held in Philadelphia on July 8, 1776. Learn more about the history of Independence Day. Continue


By The River of Babylon

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America Reframed
PBS


By the River of Babylon takes us into the unique culture and environment of South Louisiana: a habitat that gave rise to Cajun and Creole music, food, and culture, and one that is disappearing at an alarming rate. The film weaves this sad story into a fabric of famed but decaying dance halls and the musical habitat they represented. Continue


From the Vault: The Beginning of the Patriot Act

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Washington Week
PBS


As Congress debates portions of the PATRIOT Act that expired this week, we look back in the Washington Week Vault to the day President George W. Bush signed the bill into law in 2001. The nation, just weeks after the September 11 attacks, was looking for information to track down the terrorists responsible for the attack. Continue


The Ghost of Abraham Lincoln

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Washington Week
PBS


With a 200-year-old building, you're bound to hear stories of strange happenings in the middle of the night, but when the building is the White House, the sightings often take on a more historical flavor. Many people believe the ghost of President Abraham Lincoln is still haunting the White House 150 years after his death. Continue


Nazi Attack on America

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NOVA
PBS


A sunken German U-boat off the coast of New Orleans tells the story of Operation Drumbeat. Airing May 6, 2015 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


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