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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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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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The National Parks | America's Best Idea

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Watch Monday, April 25-Saturday, April 30 at 9pm on WMHT TV | The story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical.

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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

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Watch Monday, February 15, 2016 at midnight | This film follows the journey of Whitney M. Young, Jr. from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League.

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180 Days: Hartsville

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Watch Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2pm on WORLD | Experience a Southern town’s efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in public schools.

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Escape From a Nazi Death Camp

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Watch Sunday, April 26, 2015 at noon | Track the escape of 300 Jewish prisoners from Sobibor, the remote Nazi death camp in east Poland.

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The Education of Harvey Gantt

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Watch Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 5pm | Learn about the pivotal, yet largely forgotten, story of desegregation.

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Ruben Salazar Man in the Middle: A Voces Special Presentation

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Watch Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | Examine the life and mysterious death of pioneering Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar.

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America Reframed: The Prep School Negro

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Watch Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | What is the real cost for an African American boy to receive a full-scholarship to an elite prep school?

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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal

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Watch Monday July 14, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | Peter Sagal takes viewers on a fast-paced, surprising journey across the nation to examine the 4,418 words — and 27 amendments — that made America.

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Wilderness: The Great Debate

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Watch Friday, August 22, 2014 at 7pm on WORLD | Join Robert Redford and others who debate the need and purpose of wilderness.

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AfroPop: Boys of Summer

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Watch Monday, February 10, 2014 at 8pm | WORLD Channel explores what baseball means to the island of Curaçao and how their Little League team keeps the winning streak alive.

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February 2014 on WORLD: Black History Month Programming

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WMHT WORLD shows Black History Month programming & educational achievement programming in February 2014.

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Life of Muhammad

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Watch Tuesday August 20, 2013 8pm-11pm on WMHT TV & Friday, August 23, 2013 7pm-10pm on WORLD | This three-part special documents the life of the prophet Muhammad.

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Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

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Watch Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 7pm on WORLD & online August 28 and 29, 2013 | Learn about the long-time pacifist and civil-rights activist who organized the 1963 March on Washington.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Exclusive: Andrew Cuomo discusses 2010 redemption

Governor Andrew Cuomo agreed to a rare sit-down television interview for the upcoming WMHT film on his father titled "Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry and Prose."

POV Documentary Blog

The Documentary Box Office Fizzle of 2016

The soft year at the box office may set the trend for the future theatrical life of all documentaries.