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The 27th season of the venerable documentary series POV begins on Monday, June 23, 2014, at 9 p.m. on NPT and PBS stations nationwide and continues weekly through September. This season features thirteen ne...

NPT Guide May 2014

On May 13, 1985, a longtime feud between the city of Philadelphia and controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a deadly climax. By order of local authorities, police dropped military-grade explosives onto...

NPT—April 2014

Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures Located alongside the Tennessee River just a couple of hours’ drive from Nashville, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America’s most cre...

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Most famous for her seminal novel The Color Purple, writer/activist Alice Walker celebrates her 70th birthday this year. Born February 9, 1944, into a family of sharecroppers in rural Georgia, she came of age...

NPT-January 2014

When a documentary subject is as elusive as author J.D. Salinger was, it takes a lot of interviews with friends, colleagues, and historians to piece together a life. For the  American Masters 200th episode, ...

NPT – December 2013

It’s fairly well accepted these days that Nashville is a foodie haven. And foodies know that the preparation and presentation of food is an art form. That makes the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, premieri...

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