Documentary

101 Fast Foods That Changed the World
Airs: July 29 at 7:00 PT/10:00 ET
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H2History 2 has 101 Fast Foods that Changed the World at 7:00 PT/10:00 ET.  Turns out, there’s more than just McDonald’s.  The full show is below.

 

102 Minutes That Changed America
Airs: September 11 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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History ChannelThe History Channel has the Emmy award winning doc, 102 Minutes That Changed America:  15th Anniversary, a look at that fateful day through first person audio and video recordings, at 8:00.

 

13th
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NetflixThe Netflix original film, 13th, a documentary about the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom, is available starting today.  High marks from the critics for this relevant and intense doc, here are the reviews.

 

15 Septembers Later
Airs: September 05 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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History ChannelYou knew it was coming and the History Channel got there first (but will not be the last) with 15 Septembers Later, a look at the terrorist attacks that changed the world fifteen years ago, at 9:00..  Featuring interviews with President George W Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg, among others.

180 Days:  Hartsville
Airs: March 17 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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PBSPBS has the doc series about the public education system in a town in South Carolina, 180 Days:  Hartsville, at 8:00 (or at 9:00 or at some other time, check local listings).

 

Airs: September 02 at 7:00 PT/10:00 ET
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Turner Classic MoviesThe premiere of The Story of Film:  An Odyssey, a study of the history of cinema, is on TCM at 7:00 PT/10:00 ET.

 

1913: Seeds of Conflict
Airs: June 30 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSCertain PBS stations have 1913:  Seeds of Conflict, a look at Palestine during Ottoman rule, just before World War I, when Arab and Jewish nationalism first made contact, and the seeds of conflict were first sewn, at 9:00.

 

20/20: In an Instant
Airs: June 18 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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ABCABC has the second season premiere of 20/20 In an Instant, the news magazine in which people recall life changing moments, at 9:00.