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American Experience | The Battle of Chosin

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Watch Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Revisit this pivotal Korean War battle through eyewitness accounts of bloody combat and heroism.

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American Experience | Tesla

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Watch Tuesday, October 18 at 9pm & Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 11am on WMHT-TV | Meet Nikola Tesla, the genius engineer and tireless inventor whose technology revolutionized the electrical age of the 20th century.

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American Experience | The Boys of '36

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Premieres Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV. Additional Air Dates on WMHT WORLD | Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany.

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American Experience | The Presidents

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Watch August 2016 on WMHT-TV | 20th century biographies that offer an intimate and compelling look at the men who have defined and re-defined the modern presidency.

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American Experience | Space Men

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Watch Tuesday, March 1 at 9pm and Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Meet the pioneering scientists and pilots who laid the groundwork for the US space program.

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American Experience | The Perfect Crime

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Watch Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Re-examine the shocking story of Leopold and Loeb, who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.

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American Experience | Murder of a President

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Watch Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Follow the life of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.

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American Experience | Bonnie & Clyde

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Watch Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in US history.

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American Experience | The Mine Wars

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Watch Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Go inside the bitter battle to unionize coal miners at the dawn of the 20th century.

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American Experience | The Pilgrims

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Watch Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Explore the harrowing truths behind the Pilgrims’ story and the myths of Thanksgiving.

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American Experience | Ripley: Believe It Or Not

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Premieres Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | This is the story of the man who popularized the iconic phrase and proof of why we still can’t resist his challenge to “Believe it—or not!”

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American Experience | American Comandante

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Watch Thursday, November 17, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Meet William Morgan, the larger-than-life American who rose to power in Cuba during the revolution.

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American Experience: War of the Worlds

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Watch Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Relive Orson Welles’ infamous radio dramatization 75 years after the mass hysteria event it spawned.

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American Experience | The Forgotten Plague

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Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Learn more about tuberculosis, the deadliest killer in human history.

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American Experience | Walt Disney

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Watch Sunday, September 20, 2015 at noon on WMHT TV | See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

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