Documentaries & Specials
Local stories that matter to the diverse communities we serve. Find WMHT documentaries and specials in our video player.
Hear the perspectives of women, native people, French-Canadian descendents & more.
The Albany Academies have been producing leaders of the Capital Region for 200 years.
Learn the story of the revolutionary businessman and philanthropist, C.R. Wood.
Eight premier Adirondack musicians gather to bring traditional & original Christmas songs.
An innovative electrical engineer who made widespread electrical transmission possible.
Visit sites along the Revolutionary War trail on New York State's eastern border.
The great masterpiece of American landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church.
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.
An absorbing account of one of America's great small cities throughout the years.
Trace the story of Schenectady, New York from its origins in the Stockade to the present.
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.'
Learn the gripping story of Albany’s 'Mayor for Life' and his long-time party boss.
1981 documentary film that focuses on the gentrification of a rundown block in Albany.
Explore the history of the motion picture & how it evolved and impacted the Capital Region
Follow the history of Negro League baseball in Schenectady and 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.
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.
Revisit the Tri-Cities at the heart of mid-century life in Albany, Schenectady and Troy.
The story of the development of William West Durant’s rustic Adirondack architecture.
Experience the rich musical legacy of traditional music and dance in the Adirondacks.
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.