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PBS Black History Month 2016

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In Honor of Black History Month, PBS Features Documentaries of Iconic African Americans and Offers More Than 30 Programs for Viewers to Stream Online Through the PBS Black Culture Connection (BCC)

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Joanne Weir Gets Fresh II

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Watch Saturdays at 12pm starting on January 9, 2016 on WMHT TV | Joanne's mission is clear: that each of us can learn to create and improvise meals from an ever-changing wealth of fresh, market ingredients—and that by the end of each episode, the viewer, too will “get fresh.”

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Screening | Debt of Honor

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 6:30pm | Screening and discussion with filmmaker Ric Burns.

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In Defense of Food

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Watch Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Join Michael Pollan on a fascinating journey to find out what we should eat to be healthy.

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Independent Lens | East of Salinas

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Watch Monday, December 28 at 12am on WMHT TV | Meet José, a bright third grader, and his dedicated teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers.

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In Performance at the White House | A Celebration of American Creativity

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Watch Friday, January 8, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | President and Mrs. Obama host an all-star tribute to art and literature in American musical forms.

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Third Season of “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” to Air on PBS Beginning January 5, 2016

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Ten-Part Series Explores Ancestry Stories of Bill O’Reilly, Shonda Rhimes, Jimmy Kimmel, Dustin Hoffman, Mia Farrow, Julianne Moore, Norman Lear, Senator John McCain, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Gloria Steinem and More

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The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2015

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Watch Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 3pm on WMHT TV | The 93rd annual national Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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Christmas in Harvard Square

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Watch December 2015 on WMHT TV | A special features classic songs for the holidays performed by the renowned vocal ensemble of the Saint Paul’s Choir School at Saint Paul Church, Cambridge, in the heart of Harvard Square in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Jerusalem: Center of the World

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Watch Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 12pm | Jerusalem tells the story of the fascinating city so many people have loved and died for.

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Independent Lens Blog

10 Great Animated Documentaries

Keith Maitland’s animated documentary TOWER [on Independent Lens Tuesday, February 14 at 10pm; check local listings] has left critics and awards-voting bodies alike...

History or Hate: America’s Controversial Monuments to White Supremacy

The thing about claiming territory and property is that it takes up space, and taking up space literally makes a...

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