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Presidents In Our Backyard

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Watch Thursdays at 7:30pm July 21 & 28, 2016 and August 11 & 18, 2016 and Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 4pm | Facts and folklore behind the eight U.S. presidents with close ties to New York State.

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The Statue of Liberty

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Watch Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 2pm and Monday, July 4, 2016 at 11pm | Revisit Ken Burns's history of the Statue of Liberty and what she represents to all Americans.

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Welcome to Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort

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Premieres Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Visit Kutsher's Country Club, the last surviving Jewish resort in the Catskills.

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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.

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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 Monday-Friday, July 18-22 and July 25-29, 2016 at 6pm on WMHT WORLD | 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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Doolittle'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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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

New York NOW: Education & History

School budgets pass overwhelmingly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioBrGPYZmTANew York voters went to the polls Tuesday to vote on their local school...

POV Documentary Blog

Featured Event: Monroe Township Public Library Presents 'All the Difference'

Join the Monroe Township Public Library for a free screening of 'All the Difference,' as part of their Summer 2016 Film Series.