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Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words
HBO

​Presented in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of his resignation and featuring excerpts from the tapes, as well as original press reports and Nixon’s reflections a decade after the tapes were revealed, the fascinating documentary NIXON BY NIXON: IN HIS OWN WORDS debuts MONDAY, AUG. 4 (9:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
2013

PBS

​​Noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking new six-part series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. premiering Tuesday, October 22, 2013,  8-9 p.m. ET on PBS and airing six consecutive Tuesdays through November 26, 2013 (check local listings). 

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America
2013

AOL & PBS

MAKERS: Women Who Make America is a multi-platform initiative, undertaken with PBS and AOL, that will tell the compelling story of women’s advancement in America over the past 50 years.  


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Finding Your Roots
2012

PBS

Presented and written by renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the series continues the quest begun in African American Lives 1 and 2 and Faces of America and carries it to an entirely new level.

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Gloria: In Her Own Words
2011

HBO

Despite decades of opposition from the right, and recent personal setbacks, Gloria Steinem remains one of the most outspoken and visible symbols of the women’s movement today. This film blends interviews of Steinem in her Manhattan apartment, archival footage, photographs from throughout her life and clips from press interviews over the years.


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Benjamin Latrobe: America’s First Architect
2010

PBS

Benjamin Latrobe: America’s First Architect is a story of triumph and tragedy, the compelling saga of the man who designed much of official Washington, including the central portions of the United States Capitol and the iconic porticos of the White house.

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This Emotional Life
2010

PBS

Hosted by Dr. Daniel Gilbert, Harvard psychologist and author. The series address issues organized around: improving social relationships, resolving negative feelings (depression, anxiety, etc.), and searching for greater happiness.

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Faces of America
2010

PBS

What made America? What makes us? These two questions are at the heart of the new PBS series Faces of America. Using the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 11 renowned Americans.

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Teddy: In His Own Words
2009

HBO

Teddy: In His Own Words tells the story of Camelot's last male survivor through his own words, from his childhood through his speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.


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Looking for Lincoln
2009

PBS

Looking for Lincoln, presented and written by Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., addresses many of the controversies surrounding Abraham Lincoln – race, equality, religion, politics, and depression – by carefully interpreting evidence from those who knew him and those who study him today.

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African American Lives 2
2008

PBS

The first African American Lives revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in African American Lives 2.

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Forbidden City: Beyond Space and Time
2008

The History Channel

Go inside the ancient walls of Beijing's fabled Forbidden City, the seat of Chinese Emperors for hundreds of years, and until recently off-limits to Westerners.

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'Til the River Runs Clear
2007

PBS

‘Til the River Runs Clear tells the story of a remarkable grassroots effort to clean up the Hudson River.

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The People's Palace: A Portrait of the New York Public Library
2007

PBS

The People’s Palace paints a sweeping portrait of the New York Public Library, focusing on its history, its collections, and above all, the remarkable individuals who have made the New York Public Library one of the greatest libraries in the world today.

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Finding Oprah's Roots
2006

PBS

In this fascinating and entertaining film, eminent Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides viewers through the process of creating their own family histories, based on the experience of discovering his own ancestors and those of the TV pioneer, educator and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey.

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African American Lives 1
2006

PBS

​An unprecedented four-part series, African American Lives uncovers a new level personal discovery.

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The Search for Eternal Egypt
2005

The History Channel

Combining interviews with top Egyptologists, specially shot location footage, dramatized reenactments, archive images, and computer graphics, The Search for Eternal Egypt tells the dramatic story of the development of Egyptology over the last 200 years

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Road to 9/11
2005

PBS

The Road to 9/11 is a detailed look at the forces that have shaped the modern Middle East, crafted to give a better understanding of the current crisis. Viewers are taken on a narrative journey beginning after World War I -- a chronicle of steadily worsening social, political and economic conditions, the growing power of religious fanaticism, and the increasing problem of terrorism.

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Mandate: The People and the President
2005

PBS

Mandate: The President and the People is a documentary narrated by veteran CBS News Correspondent Lesley Stahl. Stalh examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Scholars explore decisive moments in the history of the presidency from George Washington to Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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Freedom: A History of US
2003

PBS

Freedom: A History of US chronicles the epic journey of our commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom.

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In Memoriam
2002

HBO

Using music, still photographs, and video footage, this documentary presents an historical record of the fateful day of September 11th.


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Echoes from the White House
2001

PBS

Using the actual words of presidents, first ladies, servants, and other eyewitnesses, Echoes from the White House reincarnates two centuries of events that have defined this iconic building.

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The American President
2000

PBS

The American President, first series to profile all 41 U.S. chief executives.


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Radio City: The Story Behind the Showplace
1999

AMC

American Movie Classics documentary about the New York City movie palace.

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True Heroes
1997

TLC

This 5 hour series explored the lives of heroes of humanity including.


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Mary Lincoln's Insanity File
1996

Discovery

Life of Mary Todd Lincoln through excerpts from her personal letters and diaries, and those of her family, friends, acquaintances and enemies.

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Violence
1995

HBO

Exploration of the tradition of violence in the United States, drawing on the history of settlers and Indians, frontier outlaws and modern-day murderers, race violence, the urban underclass, and domestic abuse.


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PT Barnum
1995

Discovery

This documentary profiles Phineas Taylor Barnum, the risk-taking entrepreneur who transformed a "freak show" into the circus known as the "Greatest Show on Earth." Uses Barnum's own words to show how he set new standards for media manipulation.

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Lincoln
1992

PBS

​This four-hour biography of Abraham Lincoln, which aired originally on PBS, is a masterful presentation featuring hundreds of authentic photographs and a thoughtful narration delivered by actor James Earl Jones. Prominent actors, including Jason Robards as the voice of Lincoln, deliver excerpts from letters, speeches, and diaries, and if that format seems familiar, the selection of material is innovative and often fascinating.

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Justice Files
1992

Discovery

Host Jay Schadler leads viewers through real crime cases by reconstructing the stories using video, actual participants and eyewitnesses.

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Bobby: In His Own Words
1990

HBO

Bobby: In His Own Words blends newsreel and other footage of him as a public figure with previously unseen family home movies. Kennedy's thoughtful manner and his principled convictions—particularly as regards social responsibility—stand in marked contrast to the direction that American politics has taken in the last decade.

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The Perfect Baby
1990

ABC

This is an ABC News documentary which covers the ethical choices which may have to be faced in the future as genetic engineering makes the possibility of programming a "perfect" baby more than just an abstract concept.

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JFK: In His Own Words
1988

HBO

This intimate and revealing film features rare footage and audio, much of which was seen and heard for the very first time in the documentary, giving an enthralling look at a President who remains one of America’s most revered figures.