History

Into the Amazon: American Experience

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:00pm

Follow President Theodore Roosevelt's perilous journey into the dark and deadly heart of the Amazon rainforest.

FRONTLINE : ABACUS: Small Enough to Jail

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:00pm
Hear the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis.

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Influenza 1918

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:00pm

Before it was over, the worst epidemic the United States has ever known would kill more than 500,000 Americans — more than all the combat deaths of the 20th century combined.

INDEPENDENT LENS : The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:30pm

Meet the frank and funny creator of the groundbreaking “Tales of the City,” and follow his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South to a gay rights pioneer whose work has inspired millions.

Storm of the Century: The Blizzard of '49

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 10:00pm

This film tells the story of "Storm of the Century: The Blizzard of '49" - the worst series of storms in Wyoming's history.

Secrets of Spanish Florida: A Secrets of the Dead Special

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 9:00pm

Join a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians as they reveal the little-known history of America’s Spanish colonists who settled in Florida in 1565, long before Jamestown or Plymouth

Victoria, Season 2 Premiere Screening

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 10:00am

See the season 2 premiere of Victoria on the big screen before its WXXI-TV debut.

Victoria, Season 2 Premiere Screening

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:00am

See the season 2 premiere of Victoria on the big screen before its WXXI-TV debut.

The Gray Riders

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 9:00pm

2017 marks 100 years of service for The New York State Troopers.

Handel's Messiah and the Foundling Hospital

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 10:00pm

Handel’s “Messiah” is one of the most recognizable pieces in Western music, but many do not know the fascinating back story of how this beloved piece came to public attention and helped to save thousands of children.

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