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Air Date: Sat, Jun 13, 2020 9:00 PM
This is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 14, 2020 7:00 PM
Learn about the making of the epic documentary series devoted to the history of this truly American art form. Features interviews with Ken Burns, Rosanne Cash and members of the filmmaking team.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2020 8:00 PM
Join celebrated musicians for a concert celebrating the film by Ken Burns. Hosted by Burns and featuring performances and appearances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and more.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 27, 2019 9:00 PM
Review a transitional year in the life of farmer, slow food advocate and sansei David “Mas” Masumoto, and his relationship with his daughter Nikiko, who returns to the family farm with the intention of stepping into her father’s work boots.
Air Date: Tue, Mar 19, 2019 9:00 PM
Go inside the war crimes trial of Ratko Mladić, one of the most infamous figures of the Balkan wars in the 1990s. Offering exclusive access to the prosecution and defense teams, the film chronicles the trial of a man accused of genocide and war crimes.
Air Date: Mon, Sep 24, 2018 10:00 PM
Meet two Sierra Leonean healthcare workers who heroically face the Ebola epidemic in their country, chronicling their remarkable stories during one of the most acute public health crises of the modern era.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 29, 2017 10:00 PM
Baiae, near the modern city of Naples, Italy, was an escape for ancient Rome’s powerful elite, the Las Vegas of its day. Now, follow archaeologists who are mapping underwater ruins and piecing together what life was like in this playground for the rich.
Air Date: Tue, Feb 2, 2016 9:00 PM
Explore the life of James Garfield (1831-1891), the nation’s 20th president. Trace his unprecedented rise to power, his shooting and its bizarre and tragic aftermath. Based on the best-seller Destiny of the Republic, the story follows the life of one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.
Air Date: Sun, Jun 14, 2015 10:00 PM
This dramatic miniseries, first aired in 2002, chronicles three generations of the Forsytes, an upper middle-class family in Victorian and Edwardian England. Damian Lewis, Gina McKee and Ioan Gruffudd star with Rupert Graves, Amanda Root and Corin Redgrave.