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Great Old Amusement Parks

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Watch Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT-TV | Long before the days of giant theme parks, the United States had many amusement parks where families gathered for a cool escape on a hot summer day.

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Great Houses with Julian Fellowes

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Watch Monday, December 21 at 9pm and December 27, 2015 at 3pm on WMHT TV | Follow the “Downton Abbey” writer on his quest to find real stories behind Britain’s great houses.

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Makers Season 2

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Watch Tuesdays at 9pm September 30 - November 4, 2014 | Groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics.

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Finding Your Roots Season 2

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Watch Tuesdays at 8pm September 23 - November 25, 2014 | Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps to uncover the ancestry of guests.

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Paesani: The Story of Italian Culture in America

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Watch Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2pm | Learn about the enduring culture that 4 million Italian immigrants imbued into American society.

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I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.”  Filmmaker Jean Cocteau...

Quiz: Are You Buckley or Vidal?

In 1968, opposing intellectual forces William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal squared off in a series of nationally televised debates during one of our nations most...

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