Join Lucy Worsley for an exploration of how Elizabeth I’s image as a warrior queen, created by a series of myths and secrets about her victory over the Spanish Armada, shaped British national identity for centuries.
PBS invites America to be a part of its biggest initiative yet, PBS American Portrait, a national storytelling initiative that seeks to define what it really means to be an American today.
The remote Pacific Island nation of Kiribati is one of the first countries in the world that must confront the effects of climate change. The imminent annihilation from sea-level rise is at their shores, and Kiribati’s President Anote Tong must find a way to save his people.
Discover the story of the dreaded disease that gripped the nation in fear, leaving thousands paralyzed. The film weaves personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of the ardent crusader who tirelessly fought against it.
In the waning days of summer 1931, Honolulu’s tropical tranquility was shattered when a young Navy wife made a drastic allegation of rape against five nonwhite islanders.
A journey of artistic discovery: 100,000 miles, 1,000 destinations in the search for 100 under-recognized American artists for one unforgettable exhibition. The curatorial team of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas crisscrossed the nation to find extraordinary contemporary art happening in unexpected places.
Through eyewitness accounts from Randy Weaver’s daughter and federal agents and others involved in the deadly confrontation, examine the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge near Naples, Idaho that helped launch the modern militia movement.
Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation’s magnificent parks, from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan vividly reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series.
See the many faces of the massive, muddy Mississippi. Its fingers stretch into nearly half of the USA, from the frozen north to the nation’s agricultural heart to mysterious southern swamps where alligators still rule.
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