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For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 12:00pm

From those early struggles to our current battles against global terrorism, African-Americans have risked their lives in defense of this nation in the dual effort to preserve freedom for their country while attempting to acquire it for themselves.

Looking for Lincoln

Fri, 01/25/2013 - 7:00pm

Looking for Lincoln dissects the myths that have grown up around Abraham Lincoln.

AMERICAN MASTERS “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over”

Sat, 02/25/2012 - 3:00pm

Sam Cooke created a new American sound and set into motion a chain of events that forever altered the course of popular music and race relations in America.

NOVA: The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies

Thu, 03/31/2011 - 8:00pm

Follow hundreds of Monarch butterflies on their amazing migration across North America.

Get off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story

Mon, 01/30/2012 - 7:00pm

John Robinson was born a congenital amputee. This is his story.

The Human Spark

Fri, 08/05/2011 - 7:00pm

Tune in for all three episodes as host Alan Alda searches for the origin and nature of uniquely human abilities - the "human spark."

Patti Smith: Dream of Life

Sat, 03/17/2012 - 10:00pm

Legendary rocker, Patti Smith, shares memories and insights into her remarkable career spanning nearly four decades.

Louisa May Alcott: American Masters

Sat, 01/02/2021 - 2:00pm

Tune in and learn more about Little Women author Louisa May Alcott.

The Botany of Desire

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 10:00pm

Explore the human relationship with plants, from the plant's point of view.

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