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Granito: When the Mountains Tremble: Update (Spanish)

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Pamela Yates descubre que se equivocó una escena de su película, vuelve a Guatemala para investigar. Continue


The Hajj

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Sacred Journeys
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One of the five pillars of Islam is that each believer is called, at least once in their lives, to make the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that starts and ends in the holy city of Mecca located in today's Saudi Arabia. The journey recreates Muhammad's own path as the native son returned to his tribal home as the leader of a vibrant new religion. Continue


The Jewel in the Crown - Series Preview

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Adapted for television from the four novels by Paul Scott, "The Raj Quartet", The Jewel in the Crown is set in India in the last uneasy years of British rule, when rioting and violence heralded the granting of independence. It is the story of the men and women of both ruling and ruled classes, trying amidst the turmoil to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them. Continue


Great Railways of Europe

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PBS Specials
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Travel across Europe for a delightful sampling of some of the most dramatic and fascinating railway journeys in the world. From the frozen wastes of Norway to the sunny shores of the Italian Adriatic coast, host Julian Davison guides viewers through breathtaking scenery, providing cultural and historical insights along the way. Continue


Strange Captain Strange

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A pilot transforms how airplanes fight during WWI, but nearly plummets and dies trying. Continue


The Act of Killing: Self Reflection

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Anwar watches the clip "How to Kill with Less Blood" and reflects. Continue


The Act of Killing: The History

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The text in this clip provides the historical background for the film, recounting the 1965 military coup in Indonesia and how the military used local “gangsters” to kill Communists and other opponents. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues September 24th

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PBS Presents
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Think Wednesday, Think PBS. Continues Wednesday September 24 at 8/7c. Continue


Richard’s Body Double

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Secrets of the Dead
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26-year-old Dominic Smee has the exact kind of scoliosis to the same degree as Richard III. The team studying Richard III will train and test Dominic to find out exactly what Richard was capable of. Resurrecting Richard III premieres on Wednesday, September 24th at 10 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings) Continue


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Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service
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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


Granito: When the Mountains Tremble: Update (English)

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Filmmaker Pamela Yates finds out she got a scene in her 1983 film When the Mountains Tremble wrong, and returns to Guatemala to investigate. Continue


Season 2 Preview

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Nazi Mega Weapons
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In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. The new season continues to explore Germany’s engagement in World War II from a unique perspective, uncovering the engineering secrets of iconic structures and weapons. Season 2 premieres 1/7 at 10 pm ET. Check local listings. Continue


Scenes from Season 2 – V1: Hitler’s Vengeance Missile

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Nazi Mega Weapons
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In retaliation for devastating Allied bombing raids on German cities, Hitler orders the development of a ground breaking weapon: the world's first cruise missile, the V1. This is the story of one of the most ambitious projects of the Third Reich. Continue


The Candy Bomber - Preview

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The Candy Bomber
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Hear the true story of the American pilot who brought joy to German children in post-war Berlin. Continue


The Act of Killing: Filmmaker Interview

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Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on the making of his film The Act of Killing. Continue


The Act of Killing: How to Kill With Less Blood

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Anwar Congo demonstrates his system for killing while avoiding blood. Continue


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Rise of the Black Pharaohs
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Around 800 BC, Kush, a little-known subject state of Egypt, rose up and conquered Egypt, enthroned its own Pharaohs and ruled for nearly 100 years. This unlikely chapter of history has been buried by the Egyptians and was belittled by early archaeologists, who refused to believe that dark-skinned Africans could have risen so high. Continue


Did Richard III Maintain a Healthy Diet from Birth to Death?

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Secrets of the Dead
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A team of scientists has traveled to Richard’s birthplace in Northamptonshire to find out if he was a fit and capable warrior at the Battle of Bosworth. By analyzing the chemical isotopes in Richard’s teeth, legs and ribs, they can create a complete profile of Richard’s diet over the course of his life. Resurrecting Richard III premieres on Wednesday, September 24th at 10 p.m. on PBS. Continue


Cuban Missle Crisis

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Three Men Go to War
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Premiering on the 50th anniversary of the missile crisis, "Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War" focuses on three central figures in the crisis — President John F. Kennedy, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Continue


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The Fidel Castro Tapes
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In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba. He has been one of the most controversial figures in the world ever since. This is the story of the Cuban dictator’s turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings. Continue


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