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Presidents In Our Backyard

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Watch Thursdays, July 21 & 28, 2016 and August 11 & 18, 2016 at 7:30pm
and Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT-TV

Eight U.S. presidents had close ties to New York State. This series reveals the facts and folklore that time has buried.

New York has given our nation some of its most glorious and iconic leaders, including Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt, as well as more obscure figures, such as Chester Arthur and Millard Fillmore. This impressive group is rounded out by Martin Van Buren, Ulysses S. Grant, Grover Cleveland and William McKinley.

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

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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."

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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.