Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass were born outsiders in 19th-century America, spoke truth to power, and pushed the nation to fulfill its ideals of freedom and equality.
Secrets of the Dead on PBS premieres its new season on October 9 with an archaeological dig at Althorp, the Spencer family estate.
Watch PBS NewsHour’s live coverage of Day 9 of the January 6 hearing, on broadcast and streaming.
The Living Portrait of NYC is a free, documentary experience that shows how New Yorkers are living and feeling now. Visit now through September 27.
The U.S. took in only a fraction of refugees trying to escape the Holocaust. A new documentary, The U.S. and the Holocaust, challenges us to learn from the past.
A special encore presentation of the gripping 1988 Academy Award-nominated film, Who Killed Vincent Chin?
The new YouTube series The Bigger Picture explores American history through iconic photographs and is hosted by Harvard University historian Dr. Vincent Brown.
Experience this absurdist, dark comedy written by an imprisoned artist during the Holocaust, reconstructed by playwright Naomi Patz, in which bicyclists are blamed for all of society’s ills and rounded up and sent to “Horror Island” for elimination.
Camp TV is back for third season and Cyberchase introduces new games: Duck Dash and Cyber Fashion Challenge.
The first Chinese drama streaming on PBS stars Zhang Ziyi in her first television role. Learn about the starry cast and crew, and what Chinese drama fans have to say about the 68-episode series.
Princess Diana: Who Do You Think She Was? airs July 30 at 7 p.m. and August 21 at 10 p.m. on THIRTEEN
On July 21, PBS NewsHour will cover the January 6 Hearing Day 8 with a primetime broadcast live at 8pm on PBS stations. Livestream at thirteen.org/live.
Stream 27 short films from diverse filmmakers on PBS platforms now. Many of the documentaries have the dramatic arc of drama; some are dramas based on true events.
After a woman’s remains were found in Queens, NY, in 2011, Secrets of the Dead used new technology to unravel a mystery that dates to the late 19th century.
From a comedic Shakespeare adaptation in Harlem to opera and engineering marvels in Staten Island, THIRTEEN presents free outdoor screenings this summer across NYC.