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The Greeks

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Watch Tuesdays, June 21 - July 5, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Explore Greek history with archaeologists and historians, actors and athletes, scientists and artists who are launching groundbreaking new explorations of the Greeks’ journey across time. The Greek story is our story.

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Genealogy Roadshow | Season 3

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Watch Tuesdays, May 17 June 28, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Follow a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family stories.

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Secrets of the Dead | Cleopatra's Lost Tomb

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Watch Tuesday, May 17 at 9pm & Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3:30pm on WMHT TV | Discover whether an amateur archaeologist’s theory leads to the lost tomb of the Egyptian queen.

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Ken Burns | Jazz

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Watch Fridays at 9pm April 1 - May 20 on WMHT TV. | Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns tells the story of jazz — the quintessential American art form.

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Veterans | The Telling Project

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 6pm on WMHT-TV | Drawing on powerful experiences during boot camp, duty stations and combat deployment, the veterans explain how their roles in the military unfolded, as well as their difficult transitions back into society.

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Dolittle's Raiders | A Final Toast

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 3pm | The aviators, led by famed commander Lt. Col. James Harold Doolittle, took the fight directly to the enemy for the first time in the war and delivered retribution for Japan’s sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

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American War Stories | Vietnam

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 starting at noon on WMHT-TV | This three-hour documentary focuses on the personal stories of individuals who served in the conflict and provides insight into a war that continues to profoundly affect the lives of Vietnam veterans and their families today including our general culture, politics and lives.

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Secrets of the Dead | Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings

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Watch Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Follow scientists as they explore tombs beneath an ancient Mexican city for clues to a lost culture.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | Season 3

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Watch on WMHT TV | In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware in history. This series includes episodes on Hitler's Megasubs, Blitzkrieg warfare and fortifications on The Channel Islands.

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Treblinka's Last Witness

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Watch Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 4pm on WMH TV | Told without dramatization, “Treblinka’s Last Witness” is an unvarnished tale of extraordinary intensity, a true page-turner carried along on its own raw power.

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A Gathering of Heroes

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Watch Sunday, May 29 at 11pm and Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:30pm on WMHT TV | A GATHERING OF HEROES recounts the touching and inspirational story of World War II veterans from Indiana who embarked on a cross-country trek to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorial which honors their sacrifice.

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Heroes on Deck | World War II on Lake Michigan

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7pm on WMHT TV | Heroes on Deck brings to life a vital chapter of American history.

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Into Harm's Way

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT TV | The Class of 1967 ultimately paid a heavy price in the Vietnam War; 30 of its young men died in combat, while countless others sustained injuries, both physical and psychological, destined to follow them for decades to come.

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No Ordinary Lives | The War Years in Troy

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Watch Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 5pm on WMHT TV | This documentary explores World War II era service and sacrifice in Uncle Sam's hometown.

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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

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Watch Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3:30pm on WMHT TV | documentary highlights the celebrated exhibit of Tutankhamun artifacts — the most impressive collection ever assembled outside of Egypt — at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale.

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POV Documentary Blog

POV Announces 2016 POV Digital Labs for New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco; Now Seeking Teams of Storyteller/Hackers

Applications are due Aug. 19 for the 2016 POV Digital Labs in New York City (Sept. 24-25), Los Angeles (Oct. 15-16) and San Francisco (Oct. 29-30) #povlab