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That Cold Day in the Park
In this chilling drama, Frances Austen (Sandy Dennis) is a wealthy and frustrated spinster who invites a homeless boy into her apartment, offering him living quarters. As she becomes completely obsessed with him, he rejects her amorous advances, leading her…
Triangle Fire - A Deadly Factory Accident in New York
PBS
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City's history. A dropped match on the 8th floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory sparked a fire that killed over a hundred innocent people trapped inside. The private industry of the…
American Masters: Julia Child - America's Favorite Chef
PBS
Scooping up a potato pancake, patting chickens, coaxing a reluctant souffle, or rescuing a curdled sauce, Julia Child was never afraid of making mistakes. Catapulted to fame as the host of the series The French Chef, Julia was an unlikely…
Depression - Out of the Shadows
PBS
A lot of Americans are keeping an important, possibly deadly secret. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that approximately 18.8 million American adults have a depressive disorder. The disease is not discriminating, seeping into all age, race, gender, and…
Custer's Last Stand
PBS
Follow General George Armstrong Custer from his memorable, wild charge at Gettysburg to his lonely, untimely death on the windswept Plains of the West. On June 26, 1876, Custer, a reputation for fearless and often reckless courage ordered his soldiers…
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Beginning during the racial turmoil of 1960s Louisiana, 110-year-old ex-slave Jane Pittman (Cicely Tyson) grants an interview to a persistent journalist and relates the remarkable story of her life. Orphaned early, she toils on a plantation until a chance meeting…
Dinosaur Wars
PBS
Dinosaur Wars, from producer Mark Davis, is the story of two talented scientists, O.C. Marsh and Edward Cope, whose once professional rivalry soured into a bitter personal feud. Together, Marsh and Cope were responsible for identifying more than 142 different…
Panama Canal
PBS
On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This AMERICAN EXPERIENCE film using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers and firsthand…