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The Civil War 25th Anniversary

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Watch September 2015 | Ken Burns's epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict.

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Ken Burns: The Civil War

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August 2015 | Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series with this in-depth look at the iconic film.

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The Neighborhood That Disappeared

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August 2015 on WMHT | Unearth the story of the neighborhood that was demolished to create the South Mall.

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JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

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Watch Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 9pm | Discover how LBJ worked behind the scenes to ensure JFK’s legacy and transformed America.

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Secrets of the Dead | One PM Central Standard Time

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Watch Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 8pm | Review the reporting from Dallas and the CBS Newsroom in NYC on the day Kennedy died.

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Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

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Watch Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3pm | The fascinating story of America's first mountain-top grand hotel and resort.

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The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

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Watch Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 8pm | Join David Suchet on his trip to learn more about the best-selling murder mystery writer in history.

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The Bomb

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Watch Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8pm | Explore the most destructive invention in human history, the nuclear bomb.

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The Lost Years of Zora Neale Hurston

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Watch Friday, July 17, 2015 at 10:30pm | Explore a fascinating chapter in the life of an American literary icon.

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The Track at Saratoga: America’s Grandest Race Course

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Watch Monday, July 27, 2015 at 7:30pm | Explore the history of America's grandest race course in Saratoga, New York.

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So Right So Smart

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Watch Wednesday, July, 15 at 7pm on WMHT WORLD | What’s good for the planet can also be good for the bottom line. 

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The Statue of Liberty

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Watch Friday, July 3, 2015 at 10pm | Revisit Ken Burns's history of the Statue of Liberty and what she represents to all Americans.

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The National Mall: America’s Front Yard

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Watch Friday, July 3, 2015 at 9pm | Learn the surprising and inspiring story of the National Mall, a place unlike any other on earth.

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Ballin’ at the Graveyard

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Watch Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 9pm | For the men of the Graveyard, the battles waged on the pickup basketball court tell only half the story. 

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Nazi Mega Weapons

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Watch Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 10pm | In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history.

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

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Thousands rally for more charter schools

Thousands rally for more charter schools

It was the charter schools’ turn to rally at the State Capitol Wednesday in support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to...

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