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Dig deep into the origin story of Black gospel music, coming out of slavery, blending with the blues tradition, and soaring to new heights during the Great Migration. From Mahalia to Kirk Franklin, in the last century, gospel music has become the dominant form of African American religious expression and provided a soundtrack of healing and uplift to those at the front lines of protest and change.

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A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley Poster

Lucy Worsley delves into the history of romance.

Agatha Christie: Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen Poster

Lucy Worsley investigates Agatha Christie, and the experiences that shaped her fiction.

Agatha Christie’s England Poster

Take a literary tour of England and the locations featured in Agatha Christie's books.

American Experience Poster

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE brings to life the compelling stories from our past!

American Masters Poster

Discover insightful profiles of important figures in America's artistic and cultural life.

Ancient Invisible Cities Poster

View architectural jewels of three ancient cities through 3D scans.

Becoming Frederick Douglass Poster

Discover how a man born into slavery became one of the nation’s most influential leaders.

Becoming Frida Kahlo Poster

Explore the life of celebrated artist Frida Kahlo in a three-part docuseries.

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America Poster

Discover how the advent of the car brought African Americans new freedom but also dangers.

Gospel Poster

GOSPEL explores Black spirituality in sermon and song.

Harbor from the Holocaust Poster

Hear the story of nearly 20,000 Jewish refugees who fled Nazi-occupied Europe to Shanghai.

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom Poster

Meet the woman who repeatedly risked her life and freedom to liberate others from slavery.

Her War, Her Story: World War II Poster

The story of women in history’s most violent conflict, told by those who served.

History Detectives Poster

Investigate gaps in national history and cultural legends with the country's top sleuths.

How Saba Kept Singing Poster

A survivor of Auschwitz returns to explore his past, and unlocks a secret.

Iconic America Poster

In this new docuseries, David Rubenstein explores the meaning of America’s iconic symbols.

In Their Own Words Poster

Explore the lives and impact of the most transformative figures in modern history.

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie Poster

Discover what made the world’s most successful crime writer tick.

Lucy Worsley Investigates Poster

Lucy Worsley re-investigates some of the most dramatic chapters in British history.

Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas Poster

Discover the surprising Tudor origins of some favorite Christmas traditions.

Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets Poster

Lucy Worsley visits the incredible locations where Royal history was made.

Lucy Worsley’s Royal Palace Secrets Poster

Join Lucy Worsley for an exclusive tour of London’s most extraordinary palaces.

Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album Poster

Lucy Worsley takes us through the story of the royal photograph.

Making Black America Poster

This four-hour series introduces a vibrant world at the heart of the Black experience.

Margaret: The Rebel Princess Poster

Follow this intimate two-part series profiling Princess Margaret.

My Grandparents’ War Poster

Follow international stars as they explore the impact of war on their families.

Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland Poster

Powerful series about ordinary people caught up in the Northern Ireland conflict.

Out of Exile: The Photography of Fred Stein Poster

Forced into exile by the Nazis in 1933, Fred Stein became a photographer.

Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents Poster

Uncover the secret state that helped keep Queen Elizabeth in power for over 40 years.

RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR Poster

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War explores the transformative years.

Rise of the Nazis Poster

See how Adolf Hitler and the Nazis rise to power and usher in the death of democracy.

Secrets of Sacred Architecture Poster

Unlock the elements of design and unveil the meaning in religious architecture

Secrets of the Dead Poster

Uncover the untold stories and secrets of iconic historical moments to rewrite history.

Secrets of the Royal Palaces

Historian Kate Williams explores more scandalous and shocking palace stories and secrets.

Secrets of the Six Wives Poster

Witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII's six wives.

Tales from the Royal Bedchamber Poster

Explore the history behind the obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession.

The Black Church Poster

An intimate four-hour series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family Poster

Explore an epic three-part series that charts the rise and fall of the Boleyn family.

The Bomb Poster

Learn the powerful story of the most destructive invention in human history.

The Dictator’s Playbook Poster

Explore how dictators, from Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, seized, held and fell from power.

The Jewish Journey: America Poster

Trace Jewish immigration to the US over centuries with personal stories and scholars.

The Queen at War Poster

Learn how the longest reigning monarch in British history was shaped by World War II.

The Savoy Poster

The first luxury hotel in Britain, The Savoy navigates a post-pandemic world.

The Savoy at Christmas Poster

The festive season is the most profitable time of year for the Savoy hotel.

The Tuskegee Airmen: Return to Ramitelli Poster

Narrated by Darius Rucker. Ramitelli airfield in Italy was home to the Tuskegee Airmen.

Tutankhamun: Allies & Enemies Poster

Explore King Tutankhamun's life and legacy.

Victoria & Albert: The Wedding Poster

Celebrate the enduring love that changed British matrimonial ceremonies forever.

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