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The Life of Muhammad: Holy Wars

Omaar shines a light on key events in Muhammad’s life, including the Night Journey to Jerusalem, his departure from Mecca and the eight-year war with the Meccan tribes.

The Life of Muhammad: Holy Peace

Omaar investigates key events during the later part of Muhammad’s life, including the introduction of the moral code known as Shari‘a and the concept of jihad. Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 9:00pm

The Life of Muhammad: The Seeker

Omaar examines the world into which Muhammad was born, his marriage to his first wife, Khadijah, as well as his first revelations and the profound impact they had on his life and on the lives of those closest to him. Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 7:00pm

Frontline: Football High

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In Arkansas, FRONTLINE documents a tragic story of heat-stroke injuries that reveal how weak regulation has created a crucial lack of athletic trainers at most high schools. It all raises a critical question: has the amped-up culture of high school football outrun necessary protections for the boys who play the game? Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 9:00pm

NOVA: Who Killed Lindbergh’s Baby?

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NOVA is reopening one of the most intriguing, grisly, and confounding crime mysteries of all time as a team of expert investigators employ state-of-the-art forensic and behavioral science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to Lindbergh's baby and why. TV: Wednesday 7/31 at 8:00pm

Frontline: Life and Death in Assisted Living

In a major investigation with ProPublica, Frontline examines the operations of the nation's largest assisted living company, raising questions about the drive for profits and fatal lapses in care. TV: Tuesday 7/30 at 9:00pm

POV: Neurotypical

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Four-year-old Violet, teenaged Nicholas and adult Paula occupy different positions on the autism spectrum, but they are all at pivotal moments in their lives. TV: Monday 7/29 at 9:00pm

Masterpiece Mystery! Endeavor Series 1: Home

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As Endeavour crams for his Sergeant's exam and Oxford lies in the grip of winter, a hit and run accident claims the life of an eminent classics professor, and Endeavour is drawn home to Lincolnshire to visit his ailing father. But Thursday – and a seemingly connected murder – draw him back and force him to question the concepts of father and home. TV: Sunday 7/28 at 8:00pm

Great Performances: Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow

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Directed by veteran documentary filmmaker Ron Honsa, Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow: Never Stand Still reveals the passion, discipline, and daring of those who choose a life in dance. Friday July 26, 2013 at 9:00pm

NOVA: 3D Spies of WWII

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With 3D graphics that recreate exactly what the photo spies saw, NOVA tells the suspenseful, previously untold story of air photo intelligence that played a vital role in defeating the Nazis. TV: Wednesday 7/24 at 8:00pm

The Buddha

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This documentary for PBS by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, tells the story of the Buddha’s life, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. TV: Tuesday 7/23 at 7:00pm

POV: High Tech, Low Life

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High Tech, Low Life follows two of China’s first citizen-reporters as they document the underside of the country’s rapid economic development. TV: Monday 7/22 at 9:00pm

Masterpiece Mystery! Endeavor Series 1: Rocket

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A royal visit by Princess Margaret to an Oxford munitions factory may exclude the unwelcome Endeavour Morse, but even Chief Superintendent Bright's highest security cannot exclude murder. TV: Sunday 7/21 at 8:00pm

Bridge the Gap to Pine Ridge

Bridge Gap Ep Main Chris Bashinelli visits Pine Ridge to explore the often forgotten culture of the Oglala Lakota Native Americans. TV: Friday 7/19 9:00pm

Nature: Elsa’s Legacy: The Born Free Story

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Diaries, home movies and detailed records reveal the real difficulties faced by the Adamsons as they began and continued their pioneering work with lions despite changing perceptions of their work and the increasing dangers around them. TV: Wednesday 7/17 at 7:00pm

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corp of Discovery

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Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the most important expedition in American history — a voyage of danger and discovery from St. Louis to the headwaters of the Missouri River, over the Continental Divide to the Pacific. TV: Tuesday 7/16 at 7:00pm

POV: Only the Young

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Skateboarders Garrison and Kevin, and Garrison's on-and-off girlfriend, Skye, wrestle with the eternal questions of youth: friendship, true love and the promise of the future. TV: Monday 7/15 at 9:00pm

Masterpiece Mystery! Endeavor Series 1: Fugue

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Endeavour, demoted to "general duty," meets his intellectual – and cultural – match in a new kind of serial killer haunting the Oxford twilight with cryptic clues and a disturbing love of opera. TV: Sunday 7/14 at 8:00p

American Masters: A Letter to Elia

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For Martin Scorsese, growing up in Little Italy, seeing On the Waterfront and East of Eden as a young man was a life-changing experience. TV: Friday 7/12 at 9:30pm

NOVA: Building Pharaoh’s Chariot

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A team uncovers the advanced engineering behind an ancient Egyptian war machine. TV: Wednesday 7/10 at 7:00pm