The story of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.
The Rise and Fall of Penn Station
Trace the brief life of New York’s Penn Station, whose destruction spurred landmarks preservation.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Separate fact from fiction regarding the bank robbers whose exploits captivated America.
The Amish: Shunned (Extended Preview)
Former Amish choose their freedom over family.
The Amish: Shunned, A Profile of Jan
A profile of Jan, from The Amish: Shunned
The Poisoner's Handbook
In 1918, when New York City hired its first scientifically trained medical examiner, Charles Norris. Over a decade and a half, Norris and his chief toxicologist, Alexander Gettler, turned forensic chemistry into a formidable science, sending many a murderer to the electric chair and setting the standards that the rest of the country would ultimately adopt.
What is it like to be cut off from your faith and your family? The Amish: Shunned follows seven people who have chosen to leave their closed and tightly-knit communities for the outside world, knowing they can never return. Each has paid deeply for their decision. Estranged form loved ones, these former Amish find themselves struggling to make their way in modern America.
Premieres Tuesday, February 4, at 9pm on WGBH 2
» Watch a profile of Jan, whose entire family was shunned.
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