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A Most Unlikely Hero

Captain Bruce Yamashita's courageous and inspiring battle against racism and discrimination in the United States Marine Corps

About Benjamin

In celebration of the 300th birthday of one of America's founding fathers, About Benjamin uncovers the man behind countless achievements.

American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver

This is a biographical documentary about Robert Sargent Shriver, the founder of the Peace Corps, VISTA, Head Start, Job Corps and more.

Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil and the Presidency

A biography of America’s seventh president, this program explores whether Americans should celebrate Andrew Jackson or apologize for him.

As If We Were Ghosts

As If We Were Ghosts features rare archival material of African-American athletes, schools and everyday life during segregation in the South.

Atchafalaya Houseboat

This journey goes deep into the Atchafalaya Swamp with Gwen Roland, who built a houseboat and lived as her forebears had generations earlier.

Ballycastle

Ballycastle documents the artistic journey of Stuart Shils whose life and work was forever changed by his encounter with a village in Ireland.

Betty Ford: The Real Deal

This documentary profiles former First Lady Betty Ford.

Billy Graham: God's Ambassador

Billy Graham: God's Ambassador is the only authorized video biography of Billy Graham ever made, featuring archival footage of his life and ministry.

Bob Hope: Hollywood's Brightest Star

This program offers an affectionate portrait of one of America’s most beloved entertainers, whose career spanned from Broadway to radio and beyond.

Born To Be King: Charles at 60

Born To Be King: Charles at 60 is a new and timely look at the man who could be the next King of England.

Carrier

Carrier is a character-driven, nonfiction drama and a once-in-a-lifetime total immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier.

Chet Atkins – A Life in Music

Chet Atkin’s story is chronicled through interviews, archival footage and performances.

Citizen Tanouye

Students from Torrance, California research the life and times of Technical Sergeant Ted Tanouye and the impact of WWII on their city.

Colorblind

A group of former classmates reunite and discover the profound impact their beloved African-American teacher, Mr. Bell, had on each of their lives.

Crown Princess Martha: The American Story

This program explores the beloved Norwegian princess’ lasting impact on U.S.-Norwegian relations.

D-Day: Down to Earth – Return of the 507th

Return of the 507th Regiment: A Journey to Remember

Dean Martin: The One and Only

This film is a loving and moving tribute to one of the most admired, idolized and accomplished entertainers the world has ever known.

Elizabeth Winthrop: All the Days of Her Life

This program provides a fascinating look at the contributions women settlers made in colonial America despite the strict social pressures.

Ernest Hemingway: Life in Michigan

This program takes a closer look at a young boy from Oak Park, Illinois, who spent his summers with his family at their cottage in Northern Michigan.

Fannie Lou Hamer: Courage and Faith

This program highlights Fannie Lou Hamer's personal sacrifice in the struggle for voters' rights and equality.

Fats Domino: Walkin' Back to New Orleans

This program chronicles music legend Fats Domino's triumphant return to the stage after Hurricane Katrina's devastated his New Orleans hometown.

Five Phenomenal Women

Five women will receive Cal State Northridge's Phenomenal Women Award on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the university.

For the Love of Their Brother

This program is a heartwarming story about the Sillers, a close-knit Staten Island family whose youngest brother, a firefighter, perished on 9/11.

Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music

This program features a solo showcase of Frank Sinatra, the mature, confident, and, at times, even swaggering, saloon singer and balladeer.

Frank Sinatra: The Man and the Myth

This is an intimate portrait of Sinatra that explores the motivations behind how he lived his life.

Frank, Dean, Bing and Perry: The Legendary Crooners

This program features classic performances and looks at the lives of five of the most influential performers in the history of popular music.

George Carlin: The Mark Twain Prize

The program recognizes the life and achievements of the beloved comedian.

Granny D Goes to Washington

This documentary chronicles the extraordinary march across the U.S. by political activist Doris Haddock.

Guarding the Queen

Guarding the Queen takes viewers behind the scenes to see what life is really like for these celebrated soldiers.

Help! The Movie

Help! — the sequel to the Fab Four's fantastically successful film debut A Hard Day's Night.

Here He Is...The One, The Only...Groucho Marx

A glimpse at the life and career of one of the most iconic comedians of all time, Groucho Marx.

Jackie Gleason - Genius at Work

Jackie Gleason - Genius at Work, features a collection of Gleason's most memorable characters and skits.

Jackie Onassis: An Intimate Portrait

Jackie Onassis: An Intimate Portrait traces the entire life of this true American icon of the 20th century.

James Stewart: A Wonderful Life

James Stewart: A Wonderful Life features interviews with Hollywood luminaries.

Jane Yarn: Marsh Lady of the Georgia Coast

Before the environmental movement began, the late Jane Yarn was blazing a path for conservation.

Jazz Icons: Ella Fitzgerald Live in '57 and '63

JAZZ ICONS: ELLA FITZGERALD LIVE IN '57 AND '63 features "The First Lady of Song" in two classic performances.

Jimi Hendrix Experience: American Landing

Jimi Hendrix Experience: American Landing celebrates the 40th anniversary of Hendrix's legendary Monterey Pop performance.

Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison

Explores the historical context of Johnny Cash's seminal concert album, "Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison."

Johnny Cash: A Man and His Vision

Part one of the program features rock musicians. Part two focuses on country acts.

Journey Out of Silence: The Heather Whitestone Story

The remarkable tale of Heather Whitestone McCallum, a beauty queen who was the first deaf Miss America title holder.

Kennedy

Centers on the presidential years and the loves, lives, triumphs and tragedies of one of the most controversial families.

Life is a Banquet: The Rosalind Russell Story

Life is a Banquet: The Rosalind Russell Story traces the remarkable show business career of this legendary actress of Hollywood's Golden Era.

Link: The Quiet Genius

About this American original, who, despite his shy demeanor, would become one of the 20th century's greatest inventors.

Looking for Lincoln

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

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

GPB explores the life and work of the captivating and complex Margaret Mitchell, the woman behind the incredible story Gone with the Wind.

Martha in Lattimore

This film tells Martha’s story in the context of Lattimore, the little town that has nurtured her.

Miss Lil's Camp

Miss Lil's Camp is a story about an exclusive summer girls camp in Georgia.

Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work

Viewers join Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of Britain’s most famous family as they travel abroad, work at the palace and meet people.

Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami

Explores the critical role that Miami played in the evolution of one of the most significant cultural figures of our time: Muhammad Ali

On a Wing and a Prayer: An American Muslim Learns to Fly

These modern-day Americans cast off stereotypes and refuse to succumb to victimhood.

Oprah's Roots: An African American Lives Special

Winfrey and Professor Gates continue their dramatic and illuminating quest to discover a fuller history of Winfrey's ancestry.

Out of the Shadow

This film is a story of madness and dignity, shame and love, illuminating a national plight.

Papa Said We Should Never Forget

The story of a young French girl, her small village, and the fight for liberty.

Paperback Dreams

PAPERBACK DREAMS is the story of two landmark independent bookstores and their struggle to survive.

PBS Previews Carrier

Making the film Carrier required 17 filmmakers to take a six-month journey aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz during its deployment.

Prange and Pearl Harbor: A Magnificent Obsession

This program explores the work of Gordon Prange, a University of Maryland professor.

Prince Among Slaves

This special tells the forgotten true story of an African prince who was enslaved in Mississippi for 40 years.

Profile: Arthur Blank

GPB presents an exclusive special profiling new Atlanta Falcons football team owner and Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank.

Red Tail Reborn

The story of people who strive to educate Americans about the airmen and their signature planes with a distinctive red tail.

Renewal: Stories from America's Religious Environmental Movement

RENEWAL captures the vitality of the growing religious-environmental movement.

Ride of Our Lives

The Today Show's Mike Leonard rounded up his family and traveled around the U.S. for one month in a pair of RVs.

Roy Orbison & Friends: A Black and White Night

This triumphant performance for Roy Orbison is buoyed by a remarkable cast of “A-list” Orbison fans.

Sammy Davis Jr.: One Cool Cat

Sammy Davis Jr. is in the spotlight once again.

Saving Willie Mae's Scotch House

The story of restaurant owner Willie Mae Seaton provides an example of how New Orleans' culture is alive and authentic.

Seneca Ray Stoddard: An American Original

SENECA RAY STODDARD: AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL explores the life and creative genius of landscape photographer.

Shipping Out: The Story of America's Seafaring Women

This program celebrates the modern-day women who work in commercial shipping.

Simon Schama's Rough Crossings

Gripping dramatizations transport viewers from the slave plantations of Georgia to the bone-chilling cold of Nova Scotia.

Swimming in Auschwitz

This program interweaves the stories of six Jewish women imprisoned inside the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during the Holocaust.

Thank You, Eddie Hart

Told by those on the front lines of history, this inspiring true story is a reminder that ordinary people are capable of extraordinary acts.

The Better Hour: The Legacy of William Wilberforce

Dramatizes the life of social reformer William Wilberforce, a leader in the British abolitionist movement.

The Carters: A Conversation

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter offers a very personal perspective.

The Curious Mister Catesby

The Curious Mister Catesbyis a one hour documentary about the life and work of scientist and artist Mark Catesby (1683-1749).

The Final Hours: Amelia Earhart's Last Flight

Recreates the final flight of Amelia Earhart, the noted aviation pioneer whose historic 1937 trip around the world ended in her tragic disappearance.

The Harry Caray Story: Hello Again Everybody

Hello Again Everybody is a documentary about the life of legendary Harry Caray, a sports icon and Hall of Fame broadcaster.

The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor is an Academy Award-winning feature film about Pu Yi, the last emperor of China.

The Life a House Built: The 25th Anniversary of the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project

The film celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

The Magic Never Ends: The Life and Work of CS Lewis

Children's writer, Christian apologist, Oxford don, scholar and a man considered by many to be the greatest Christian writer of the 20th century.

The Pact

A gritty, provocative true-life story of three friends from the 'hood.

The People V. Leo Frank: A Georgia Roundtable

This program is about the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan of Marietta, and the subsequent trial, conviction, and lynching of Leo Frank.

The Teachings of Jon

THE TEACHINGS OF JON is an insightful and humorous documentary by Jennifer Owensby about her brother Jon.

The Thomas B. Murphy Story

Georgia Public Broadcasting brings back this special documentary in remembrance of former Speaker Thomas B. Murphy.

The Windsors: A Royal Dynasty

This four-part series tells the story of this great family and the turbulent times they have survived.

The Woman Who Thinks Like A Cow

The Woman Who Thinks Like A Cow tells the story of Dr. Temple Grandin — an extraordinary woman with a highly controversial theory.

Through A Dog's Eyes

Each year, hundreds of people find hope through a handful of organizations across the country that train assistance dogs for people with disabilities.

Turmoil & Triumph: The George Shultz Years

This three-part series chronicles the career and contributions of Secretary of State George Shultz, the key shaper of foreign policy in President Ronald Reagan’s administration.

Vince Dooley: A Conversation

Watch the Full-Length, Unedited Interview:

Vince Dooley: Beyond Football

It's an in-depth look at the man who led UGA to 201 wins, six Southeastern Conference championships, and one national championship.

When Life was Young

The magazine's surviving photographers survey their own work from the era.

Young Lincoln

The documentary focuses on Lincoln's close bonds with his family.

Zora's Roots

This program examines the life of author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston.

American Experience: Civilian Conservation Corps

The Civilian Conservation Corps tells the tale of one of the boldest and most popular New Deal experiments.

Arabian Horse: The Ancient Breed

ARABIAN HORSE: THE ANCIENT BREED separates the myths from the realities of the regal equine known for its versatility.

Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement

This program shows how important music was to the success of the civil rights movement and how well it captured the vitality and idealism

Global Voices

Features several new documentaries and notable international documentaries that have previously aired.

Guns, Germs & Steel

Jared Diamond's revolutionary theories about the course of human civilization come to the screen in this series.

Liberty or Death

Captures this seminal moment in American history by balancing experts' commentary on the events preceding the second Virginia Convention.

Life is a Banquet: The Rosalind Russell Story

Life is a Banquet: The Rosalind Russell Story traces the remarkable show business career of this legendary actress of Hollywood's Golden Era.

Mystery of Chaco Canyon

How did an ancient civilization, with no known written language, arrange its buildings into a virtual celestial calendar?

Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii

Profiles this working-class language from its rise as plantation jargon to a source of island identity and pride.

Questioning the Constitution

QUESTIONING THE CONSTITUTION reveals the development and structure of the Constitution.

Secrets of Shangri-la

Explorers climbs for the first time into the legendary Kingdom of Mustang, a remote part of the Himalayas previously off-limits to outsiders.

A Legacy of Achievement: The Italian Americans

This program explores the contributions of Italian-Americans to New Jersey's government, culture, education, economy, agriculture and science.

A Ride Along the Lincoln Highway

Rick travels across America’s first transcontinental highway, exploring the changing landscape along the route from Times Square to San Francisco.

A Span in Time

A Span in Time tells the scintillating saga of the 2007 Labor Day weekend Bay Bridge construction project, with C.C. Myers as the contractor.

African American Lives 2

This four-part series draws on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the participants back to Africa.

Air Group 16: We Came To Remember

Documentary of the last reunion of Air Group 16 – the men who served on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Lexington in the Pacific in World War II.

American Experience

As TV’s longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the characters and stories that helped form this nation.

American Flag: Two Centuries of Concord and Conflict

This film is the definitive documentary about the history of the American flag.

American Flag: Two Centuries of Concord and Conflict

This film is the definitive documentary about the history of the American flag.

American History Through Southern Eyes

This documentary series examines our nation’s past from a uniquely Southern perspective.

American Masters

American Masters is an ongoing series of specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists.

Apollo 11: First Steps on the Moon

In Apollo 11: First Steps on the Moon, NASA officials expose the risks and uncertainties that threatened the Apollo 11 mission from beginning to end.

Apollo 11: First Steps on the Moon

In Apollo 11: First Steps on the Moon, NASA officials expose the risks and uncertainties that threatened the Apollo 11 mission from beginning to end.

Apollo 17: Final Footprints on the Moon

Captures the events of two of NASA's tremendously successful and groundbreaking manned missions to the moon.

Apollo 17: Final Footprints on the Moon

Captures the events of two of NASA's tremendously successful and groundbreaking manned missions to the moon.

Arabian Horse: The Ancient Breed

ARABIAN HORSE: THE ANCIENT BREED separates the myths from the realities of the regal equine known for its versatility.

As If We Were Ghosts

As If We Were Ghosts features rare archival material of African-American athletes, schools and everyday life during segregation in the South.

Atchafalaya Houseboat

This journey goes deep into the Atchafalaya Swamp with Gwen Roland, who built a houseboat and lived as her forebears had generations earlier.

Athens: The Dawn of Democracy

Against the glorious backdrop of ancient Greece, classical historian Bettany explores the truth about the "Golden Age" of ancient Athens.

Ballycastle

Ballycastle documents the artistic journey of Stuart Shils whose life and work was forever changed by his encounter with a village in Ireland.

Baseball : A Ken Burns Film

Join Burns for the classic baseball stories from the Great Depression through the 1950s, from Joe DiMaggio and Satchel Paige to Ted Williams and Jacki

Beijing, Are You Ready?

This program explores how Beijing and its people are being affected and invigorated by the first-ever Olympic Games in China.

Best Friends: The Power of Sisterhood

Best Friends: The Power of Sisterhood celebrates the uniquely powerful bond between women friends.

Best Friends: The Power of Sisterhood

Best Friends: The Power of Sisterhood celebrates the uniquely powerful bond between women friends.

Betty Ford: The Real Deal

This documentary profiles former First Lady Betty Ford.

Black History Month 2011

GPB Celebrates Black History Month!

GPB's 2010 Black History Month Programming

Television Specials | Radio Specials

Black/White & Brown: Brown Versus The Board of Education of Topeka

This documentary presents the stories of individuals, events and circumstances that converged as the wheels of the legal system were set in motion.

Black/White & Brown: Brown Versus The Board of Education of Topeka

This documentary presents the stories of individuals, events and circumstances that converged as the wheels of the legal system were set in motion.

Canteen Spirit

Canteen Spirit tells the story of the North Platte Canteen, which began as a case of mistaken identity and grew into a legend.

Civil War Treasures

This program was filmed as part of The Civil War: America’s Long Struggle event hosted by the National Archives at Atlanta in the spring of 2011.

Come Walk in My Shoes

Come Walk in My Shoes provides a fresh, first-person perspective on the nonviolent protests that challenged segregation laws in the South.

Craft in America

Three programs explore the vitality, history and significance of the craft movement in the United States.

Craft in America

Three programs explore the vitality, history and significance of the craft movement in the United States.

Dinosaur Week

We have dinosaur movies, NOVA specials, a party to preview Dinosaur Train and more!

Dinosaur Week

We have dinosaur movies, NOVA specials, a party to preview Dinosaur Train and more!

Documenting the Face of America: Roy Stryker and the FSA/OWI Photographers

This film brings to life the stories behind the New Deal-sponsored photographers who captured the face of Depression-era America.

Dreaming of Tibet

This film looks at the lives of extraordinary Tibetan exiles who have survived in exile and are deeply involved in keeping their culture alive.

Elizabeth Winthrop: All the Days of Her Life

This program provides a fascinating look at the contributions women settlers made in colonial America despite the strict social pressures.

Exposé: America's Investigative Reports

Each of the documentary-style episodes in Exposé chronicles powerful, groundbreaking recent journalistic investigations.

Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

Faubourg Tremé is a tale of heartbreak, hope and resiliency - all set to a soundtrack of fabulous New Orleans music.

Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots builds on the success of African American Lives 1 and 2 and Faces of America, journeying deep into the ancestry of remarkable i

Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the Raf Ferry Command

Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of the Raf Ferry Command sheds light on an unheralded World War II operation.

Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent

This program explores the story of the longstanding national landmark through rare archival materials, expert commentaries and re-enactments.

Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement

This program shows how important music was to the success of the civil rights movement and how well it captured the vitality and idealism

George Carlin: The Mark Twain Prize

The program recognizes the life and achievements of the beloved comedian.

Global Voices

Features several new documentaries and notable international documentaries that have previously aired.

Great Old Amusement Parks

Long before the days of giant theme parks, the United States had many amusement parks where families gathered.

Guns, Germs & Steel

Jared Diamond's revolutionary theories about the course of human civilization come to the screen in this series.

Hershey Park: Sweet Memories

This program also presents a sweet ride through the chocolate factory, and the town of Hershey.

Hershey Park: Sweet Memories

This program also presents a sweet ride through the chocolate factory, and the town of Hershey.

Hidden Heroes

Dutch Jews relive the ordeal they experienced during WWII, and provide accounts of the "hidden heroes" who risked their lives to shelter them.

Hidden Heroes

Dutch Jews relive the ordeal they experienced during WWII, and provide accounts of the "hidden heroes" who risked their lives to shelter them.

History Detectives

Travels around the country to explore the stories behind local folklore, prominent figures and family legends.

Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina

An armchair adventure through time and nature that explores the romantic history of Santa Catalina Island.

In Search of Myths and Heroes

Wood embarks on a set of "on the ground" adventures in search of the world's most famous myths.

Jane Yarn: Marsh Lady of the Georgia Coast

Before the environmental movement began, the late Jane Yarn was blazing a path for conservation.

Jerusalem: Center of the World

This show draws on religious texts, archaeology and oral traditions to try to determine why this city has occupied the minds of so many for so long.

Jewish Americans

On the Lower East Side, Jewishness permeated the very texture of everyday life.

JFK: Breaking the News

Offers one of the first broadcast examinations of how local journalists in 1963 delivered rapidly breaking news.

Johnstown Flood

Based on the accounts of those who survived the 50-foot wall of water and subsequent greed.

Ken Burns American Stories

The late historian Stephen Ambrose said of Ken’s films, “More Americans get their history from Ken Burns than any other source.”

Lessons for Life

LESSONS FOR LIFE follows the poignant and enlightening journey of a group of high school teachers, lawmakers and dignitaries

Lewis & Clark: Crossing the Centuries

LEWIS & CLARK: CROSSING THE CENTURIES traces the Lewis and Clark expedition’s route from St.Louis, Missouri to the Oregon Coast.

Lewis & Clark: Crossing the Centuries

LEWIS & CLARK: CROSSING THE CENTURIES traces the Lewis and Clark expedition’s route from St.Louis, Missouri to the Oregon Coast.

Liberty or Death

Captures this seminal moment in American history by balancing experts' commentary on the events preceding the second Virginia Convention.

Life is a Banquet: The Rosalind Russell Story

Life is a Banquet: The Rosalind Russell Story traces the remarkable show business career of this legendary actress of Hollywood's Golden Era.

Lincoln and Lee at Antietam - The Cost of Freedom

Vividly brings to life the bloodiest single day in American history, the Battle of Antietam.

Lincoln and Lee at Antietam - The Cost of Freedom

Vividly brings to life the bloodiest single day in American history, the Battle of Antietam.

Looking for Lincoln

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

Lost Royals

Lifts the lid on royal indiscretions from the past and sets out to track down some of the thousands of unknowing illegitimate descendants.

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

GPB explores the life and work of the captivating and complex Margaret Mitchell, the woman behind the incredible story Gone with the Wind.

Medal of Honor

The highest U.S. award for valor in combat is told through personal accounts of bravery and daring.

Monarchy with David Starkey

MONARCHY is an unprecedented series examining the power, politics, religion, and extraordinary lives.

Mystery of Chaco Canyon

How did an ancient civilization, with no known written language, arrange its buildings into a virtual celestial calendar?

Out of Left Field: The Making of the Chinese Olympic Baseball Team

A former major league baseball manager, Jim Lefebvre, and Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame pitcher Bruce Hurst take on the toughest task of their careers.

Picturing Mary

Journeys through history, from ancient times to the present, to survey some of the world's most treasured art.

Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii

Profiles this working-class language from its rise as plantation jargon to a source of island identity and pride.

Pioneers of Television

The stories of Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson headline this episode about the formative years of late-night television.

Questioning the Constitution

QUESTIONING THE CONSTITUTION reveals the development and structure of the Constitution.

Railroad Empire

THE RAILROAD EMPIRE explores this vital moment in California's history and charts its impact.

Renewal: Stories from America's Religious Environmental Movement

RENEWAL captures the vitality of the growing religious-environmental movement.

Secrets of Mary Magdalene

This documentary, based on the book by Dan Burstein and Arne de Keijzer, strips away historical veils.

Secrets of Shangri-la

Explorers climbs for the first time into the legendary Kingdom of Mustang, a remote part of the Himalayas previously off-limits to outsiders.

Simon Schama's Rough Crossings

Gripping dramatizations transport viewers from the slave plantations of Georgia to the bone-chilling cold of Nova Scotia.

Slavery and the Making of America

This groundbreaking series chronicles the institution of American slavery from its origins in 1619.

SS United States: Lady in Waiting

Tells the story of this fabled vessel from her design and construction to her star-studded glamorous heyday and her gradual decline into neglect.

Stories in Stone

This is a documentary film about the Narragansett Tribal stonemasons who for over four hundred years built many stone walls.

StoryCorps Savannah

GPB and WSVH recently hosted Americas most dynamic oral history program in Savannah, Georgia.

Swimming in Auschwitz

This program interweaves the stories of six Jewish women imprisoned inside the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during the Holocaust.

Ten Crucial Days - The Road to Liberty

The Road to Liberty examines the significance of General George Washington's Continental Army.

The Better Hour: The Legacy of William Wilberforce

Dramatizes the life of social reformer William Wilberforce, a leader in the British abolitionist movement.

The Civil War

Ken Burns' epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive — and defining — conflict.

The Civil War

Ken Burns' epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive — and defining — conflict.

The Clinton 12

THE CLINTON 12 captures a pivotal moment in the American civil rights movement.

The Curious Mister Catesby

The Curious Mister Catesbyis a one hour documentary about the life and work of scientist and artist Mark Catesby (1683-1749).

The First Battle

THE FIRST BATTLE documents how, during World War II, 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry on the U.S. mainland were wrongly interned.

The First Battle

THE FIRST BATTLE documents how, during World War II, 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry on the U.S. mainland were wrongly interned.

The Forty Ninth Star: Creating Alaska

The 49th Star: Creating Alaska is an inspiring account of democracy in action.

The Games for the Gods

The Games for the Gods explores how the Olympic Games changed the face of Greece.

The Golden Game: Baseball in Sacramento

The Golden Game: Baseball in Sacramento nostalgically recounts Sacramento's 150-year baseball history.

The Golden Game: Baseball in Sacramento

The Golden Game: Baseball in Sacramento nostalgically recounts Sacramento's 150-year baseball history.

The Harry Caray Story: Hello Again Everybody

Hello Again Everybody is a documentary about the life of legendary Harry Caray, a sports icon and Hall of Fame broadcaster.

The History of the Devil

The History of the Devil looks at how our concept of evil, as symbolized by the Devil, has evolved.

The History of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

The History of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City explores the roots of this innovative banking structure.

The Last Ghost of War

Thirty-two years after the end of the Vietnam War, the victims and their attorneys, scientists and activists wage war in the courts.

The Last Ghost of War

Thirty-two years after the end of the Vietnam War, the victims and their attorneys, scientists and activists wage war in the courts.

The Last Ridge

This documentary traces the 10th Mountain Division's history: from their uphill battles in WWII to their current campaigns in troubled Afghanistan.

The Last Ridge

This documentary traces the 10th Mountain Division's history: from their uphill battles in WWII to their current campaigns in troubled Afghanistan.

The Last Stronghold: The Miles City Bucking Horse Sale

The Last Stronghold: The Miles City Bucking Horse Sale delves into contemporary cowboy culture in eastern Montana.

The Lost Pyramids of Caral

Attempt to answer one of the great questions of archaeology: Why did humans become civilized?

The March of the Bonus Army

Laid the groundwork for later social legislation, including the all important GI Bill for WWII veterans.

The Mormons

A co-production that provides a searching portrait of this fascinating but often misunderstood religion.

The People V. Leo Frank: A Georgia Roundtable

This program is about the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan of Marietta, and the subsequent trial, conviction, and lynching of Leo Frank.

The People V. Leo Frank: A Georgia Roundtable

This program is about the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan of Marietta, and the subsequent trial, conviction, and lynching of Leo Frank.

The People's Palace

Begins with the library's founding at the turn of the 20th century and progresses through to recent modernization efforts.

The People's President: Man, Myth and the Media

This program looks at the role of Hollywood film and network/cable television in both shaping and reflecting America’s views of the presidency.

The Perilous Flight: America's World War II in Color

Witness World War II through rare color film, and read letters from a nation redefining itself.

The Perilous Flight: America's World War II in Color

Witness World War II through rare color film, and read letters from a nation redefining itself.

The Powder and The Glory

Based on the book War Paint: Madame Helena Rubinstein & Miss Elizabeth Arden — Their Lives, Their Times, Their Rivalry by Lindy Woodhead.

The Powder and The Glory

Based on the book War Paint: Madame Helena Rubinstein & Miss Elizabeth Arden — Their Lives, Their Times, Their Rivalry by Lindy Woodhead.

The Price of Freedom

A film that tells the tale of a different band of brothers: a small group of WWII veterans whose bonds go far beyond surviving combat.

The Rape of Europa

The Rape of Europa relates how Europe’s art treasures survived the systematic theft and deliberate destruction perpetrated by Germany.

The Real Olympics

The Real Olympics features a reconstruction of the major events of the ancient Olympic Games.

The Remarkable Red Hat Society

This program chronicles the evolution of the Red Hat Society, the "sorority" for women over the age of 50.

The Remarkable Red Hat Society

This program chronicles the evolution of the Red Hat Society, the "sorority" for women over the age of 50.

The Story of India

India has renewed itself several times, enjoying several brilliant golden ages in art and culture.

The Summer of a Lifetime

THE SUMMER OF A LIFETIME traces the history of summer camps from Lake Champlain to Wisconsin.

The Summer of a Lifetime

THE SUMMER OF A LIFETIME traces the history of summer camps from Lake Champlain to Wisconsin.

The Trail of the Mummy

The Trail of the Mummy uses the findings of the museum to reconstruct his life and times.

The War

Explores the history and horror of the Second World War from an American perspective.

The World Was Ours

A documentary chronicling the rich, vibrant history of the Jewish community of Vilna.

They Lived in Great Houses

THEY LIVED IN GREAT HOUSES is a nostalgic look back at two magnificent mansions built in an exclusive part of the San Francisco peninsula.

Third Ward TX

The Project Row Houses, stabilized the area, transforming symbols of poverty and hopelessness into beacons of strength and imagination.

Thunderbolts of Millville

Thunderbolts of Millville charts World War II's impact on the civilians of one quaint New Jersey town.

Til the River Runs Clear

This program tells the story of America's environmental flagship, the Clearwater.

Tracks Across the Sky

Tracks Across the Sky documents a revered national landmark's collision with one of nature's most powerful forces.

True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

This program tells the stories of the young Navajo men recruited from government boarding schools into the Marines during World War II.

True Whispers: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers

This program tells the stories of the young Navajo men recruited from government boarding schools into the Marines during World War II.

Turning Points: Stories of Life and Change in Church

This award-winning documentary connects human faces with pivotal contemporary issues surrounding sexuality and faith.

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs highlights the celebrated exhibit of Tutankhamun artifacts.

Untold Stories: The First Pitch

Former major-league players, historians, sports reporters, city officials and fans discuss southwest Florida's role in the history of baseball.

USS Wisconsin: The Last Battleship

This program presents the ship’s fascinating history and features stories.

Vince Dooley: A Conversation

Watch the Full-Length, Unedited Interview:

Vince Dooley: Beyond Football

It's an in-depth look at the man who led UGA to 201 wins, six Southeastern Conference championships, and one national championship.

Walking the Bible

Part adventure, part archaeological detective work and part spiritual exploration.

Warplane

Four programs with a combination of thematic and chronological approaches.

Way of the Warrior

This documentary examines the visceral nature of war and the bravery of Native American veterans who served in the United States military.

Way of the Warrior

This documentary examines the visceral nature of war and the bravery of Native American veterans who served in the United States military.

Weaving Worlds

This documentary traces the history of Navajo rug weavers and their role within the global economy.

Weaving Worlds

This documentary traces the history of Navajo rug weavers and their role within the global economy.

WWII Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West

Historian and filmmaker Laurence Rees tells the story of Stalin’s backroom dealings — first with the Nazis and then with Roosevelt and Churchill.

WWII Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West

Historian and filmmaker Laurence Rees tells the story of Stalin’s backroom dealings — first with the Nazis and then with Roosevelt and Churchill.

WWII Website

Presents the story of World War II through the personal accounts of men and women from Georgia.

Young Lincoln

The documentary focuses on Lincoln's close bonds with his family.