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Ken Burns on the love and loss of 'Country Music'

Ken Burns, the renowned documentarian known for bringing American history to vivid life, debuts his latest effort on Sunday, "Country Music." The ambitious yet intimate eight-part PBS series chronicles one of the country's indigenous and most beloved musical genres.

Holocaust survivors, liberators look back in twin documentaries

The resurgence of white supremacism has brought a renewed urgency to Holocaust Remembrance Day, and specifically the sense that the world is gradually losing those capable of providing first-hand accounts. That's evident in a pair of complementary documentaries this week, looking back through the eyes of camp survivors and their liberators.

'Mister Rogers' special offers a lot to like

The timing seems right to celebrate "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," not only because it's the show's 50th anniversary, but thanks to its symbolic place as one of those programs PBS -- a service perpetually under siege, but certainly more so now -- has uniquely championed. Enter "Mister Rogers: It's You I Like," an incredibly warm, at times unexpectedly moving trip down memory lane.

Frontline's 'Weinstein' documents mogul's history on eve of Oscars

A special "Frontline" presentation timed to the Oscars, "Weinstein" is a methodical tick-tock of the sexual-harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and most significantly, how and why they were allowed to go unchecked for so long. Yet while essentially recapping the details, the hour falls short in providing further clarity to the key question: What did Hollywood, collectively, know, and when did it know it?