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WMHT film named Outstanding Documentary

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“Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry and Prose” was named Outstanding Documentary program by the New York State Broadcasters Association.

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In Jackson Heights

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Watch Friday, January 7, 2017 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Examine the daily life of residents in an ethnically and culturally diverse community in Queens, NY.

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Secrets of the Dead | Vampire Legend

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Watch Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Follow scientists as they uncover the true origins of modern vampire lore.

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Visions of Italy, Southern Style

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Watch Friday, December 2 at 1pm & Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10am on WMHT-TV | Soar above the spectacular landscape of southern Italy, with aerial footage set to glorious music.

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The Story of India

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Watch Sundays at 11pm, September 11 through September 25, 2016 on WMHT-TV | In this landmark six-part series for PBS and the BBC, Michael Wood embarks on a dazzling and exciting journey through today's India, "seeking in the present for clues to her past, and in the past for clues to her future."

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The Contenders | 16 for '16

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Watch Tuesdays at 8pm, September 13 - November 1 on WMHT-TV | This eight-part series reveals the humanity, the twists of fate and the surprising mistakes behind 16 of the most compelling and tumultuous presidential campaigns in modern history.

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Royal Wives at War

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Watch Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Take a fresh look at the abdication crisis of 1936 through the eyes of the two women at its heart.

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The Great Polar Bear Feast

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Watch Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 8pm & Sunday, September 11 at 10am on WMHT-TV | Investigate the problems facing a unique population of polar bears due to climate change.

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For the Love of Their Brother

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Watch Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 3pm on WMHT-TV | FOR THE LOVE OF THEIR BROTHER is the heroic story of New York firefighter Stephen Siller, who died on 9/11, and his loving family who were determined to honor his life.

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Defying the Nazis | The Sharps' War

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Watch Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Ken Burns reveals American couple’s secret mission in 1939 to help refugees escape Nazis.

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Objects and Memory

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Watch Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2pm on WMHT-TV | Examine the response to items recovered or offered after 9/11 and other national tragedies.

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9/11 Inside the Pentagon

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Watch September 2016 on WMHT-TV & WORLD | Hear the rarely told stories of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon, in which 184 people died.

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Dick Cavett's Watergate

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Watch Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Review the Watergate scandal through interviews from “The Dick Cavett Show.”

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The White House: Inside Story

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Watch Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 3pm on WMHT-TV | Gain access to America’s most iconic residence—symbol of national history and icon of democracy.

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Adirondack Seasons

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Watch Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | The seasons of the Adirondacks are brought to vivid life in this breathtaking program featuring the original music of Scott B. Adams.

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The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

POV Documentary Blog

Equipping the Next Generation to Create Impact Through Film

Social Impact Producer and Duke Adjunct Instructor, Heidi Nel, is in conversation with Sini Chen, Duke University Student and intern at American Documentary Inc. (AmDoc).

American Masters

The story of Edgar Allan Poe’s only novel

Edgar Allan Poe's only novel, "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket," was written at a time when Americans were beginning to clash over the idea of slavery....