History

FINDING YOUR ROOTS
Secrets and Lies

 

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado and Amy Ryan unearth surprising revelations about their family histories, forever altering how they see themselves.

 

 

 

FINDING YOUR ROOTS
Beyond the Pale

 

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross and comedian Marc Maron, uncovering previously unknown stories that show each shares much more with their ancestors than a religious tradition.

 

 

 

FRONTLINE
America’s Great Divide: Obama to Trump, Part 1

 

An investigation into America’s increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics. Episode One traces how Barack Obama’s promise of unity collapsed as increasing racial, cultural and political divisions laid the groundwork for the rise of Donald Trump.

 

 

 

FINDING YOUR ROOTS
This Land Is My Land

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: This Land Is My Land

 

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the black experience — and challenging preconceptions about America’s past.

 

 

 

FRONTLINE
America’s Great Divide: Obama to Trump, Part 2

FRONTLINE - America’s Great Divide: Obama to Trump

 

An investigation into America’s increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics. Episode Two examines how Donald Trump’s campaign exploited the country’s divisions and how his presidency has unleashed anger on both sides of the divide.

 

 

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Politically Correct 2

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Politically Correct 2

 

Antiques Roadshow elected to showcase fantastic finds related to American politics in Part Two of the half-hour Politically Collect Recut, including 20th century presidential autographs, 1947 political cartoons, and a Congressional desk and chair.

 

 

 

CRAFT IN AMERICA
Quilts

 

Learn about contemporary quilters as we celebrate the role quilts have played in our country’s story. Featuring Susan Hudson, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Michael A. Cummings, Judith Content, the International Quilt Museum and special guest Ken Burns.

 

 

 

Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

 

Join Lucy Worsley on a 12-day extravaganza as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas – from carols to turkey, gift-giving to mistletoe and mulled wine – has surprising Tudor origins, rooted in devotion and charity.

 

 

 

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