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Pearl Harbor:  The USS Oklahoma – The Final Story

Pearl Harbor: The USS Oklahoma – The Final Story

Explore what happened to the USS Oklahoma, the only battleship to capsize during the Pearl Harbor attack. Examine new details about what may have caused the ship to overturn and hear stories from Oklahoma survivors and families of those lost.

Kentucky Veterans of the Vietnam War: In Their Own Words

Kentucky Veterans of the Vietnam War: In Their Own Words

Kentucky veterans tell personal stories of their time in Vietnam.

The Hilltoppers: Bowling Green’s Pop Music Sensations

The Hilltoppers: Bowling Green’s Pop Music Sensations

The popular singing quartet that originated at Western Kentucky University in the 1950s is profiled.

Pearl Harbor – Into the Arizona

Pearl Harbor – Into the Arizona

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, join the first expedition to explore inside the USS Arizona since Dec. 7, 1941.

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise | Part 2

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise | Part 2

Historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the fissures within the country that deepened through the 1980s and '90s. He visits TV host Oprah Winfrey and billionaire Bob Johnson, who blazed astonishing trails during this time.

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise | Part 1

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise | Part 1

Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the tremendous gains and persistent challenges of the last five decades of African-American history since the major civil rights victories.

Kentucky Stories for Veterans Day

Kentucky Life

Kentucky Stories for Veterans Day

This Veterans Day program looks at one of the nation's largest flag retirement ceremonies, held by the Jeffersontown American Legion. We learn more about the life of Willa Brown Chappell, a Glasgow native who broke barriers as an African-American female pilot. We meet Pete Harry of Christian County, a Vietnam veteran who makes saddles by hand. And Doug Flynn visits Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond to discover why it is one of the top destinations for veterans.

The Battle of Chosin

American Experience

The Battle of Chosin

The Battle of Chosin, fought in a brutally cold Korean winter, is one of the most celebrated in Marine Corps annals. American-led United Nations troops were outnumbered and at risk of annihilation by the sudden entrance of Chinese forces.

Season 5 Begins with a Piece of Civil Rights History

Kentucky Collectibles

Season 5 Begins with a Piece of Civil Rights History

In the Season 5 opener, new appraisals and stories from Northern Kentucky include a priceless piece of American history: a telegram from Martin Luther King Jr.

Hamilton’s America

Hamilton's America

Hamilton’s America

Watch Now: The documentary follows the creation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's pop culture Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," and the history behind it. Interviews with historians, presidents Obama and G. W. Bush, Questlove, Stephen Sondheim, Jimmy Fallon, Nas, and more.