Documentaries & Specials
Local stories that matter to the diverse communities we serve. Find WMHT documentaries and specials in our video player.
The Albany Academies have been producing leaders of the Capital Region for 200 years.
An innovative electrical engineer who made widespread electrical transmission possible.
A story that teaches those with and without disabilities that we can achieve our goals.
Documentary explores Albany, New York's historic architecture and political figures.
Documentary explores the rich multicultural history of mill town Amsterdam, New York.
A close look at WWII through the eyes of Capital Region veterans, residents and workers.
Explore the Hudson River through the eyes of artist Len Tantillo & folk singer Pete Seeger
The story of what once made Schenectady 'The City that Lights and Hauls the World.'
Explore the history of the motion picture & how it evolved and impacted the Capital Region
The 1911 New York Capitol fire was the greatest library fire disaster of modern times.
Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.
Documentary explores World War II era service and sacrifice in Uncle Sam's hometown.
Learn the gripping story of Albany’s 'Mayor for Life' and his long-time party boss.
Facts and folklore behind the eight U.S. presidents with close ties to New York State.
The final chapters in the story of the restoration of the New York State Capitol.
The story of the development of William West Durant’s rustic Adirondack architecture.
Celebrate 150 years of owners, trainers, jockeys & horses at the Saratoga Race Course.
Pulitzer Prize-winner William Kennedy retells Prohibition era saga of Jack 'Legs' Diamond.
Elaine Houston moderates a conversation about the dropout crisis in our local communities.
Students held a summit to strategize solutions to reduce high school drop-out rates.