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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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A Christmas Tradition with Tommy Makem

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Watch Friday, December 25, 2015 at 3pm on WMHT TV | Renowned folk singer Tommy Makem welcomes viewers for a concert of Christmas music with an Irish accent in A CHRISTMAS TRADITION WITH TOMMY MAKEM.

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Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2015

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Watch Friday, December 25 at 9pm & Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Join the festivities—and upheavals—as Poplar readies itself for Christmas 1960.

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St. Thomas Christmas | A Jubilant Light 2015

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Watch Friday, December 25, 2015 at 11am on WMHT TV | The Christmas concert is a tradition for the entire St. Thomas community to celebrate the seasons of Advent and Christmas, while enjoying the amazing talents showcases by student ensembles performing in concert on a world-class stage.

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Independent Lens Blog

Memorial Day: Docs That Capture the Human Experience of War

There is no shortage of documentaries on war. The subject fascinates us as history, as sociology, and as drama. Some documentaries chronicle history in great detail...

Filmmakers Capture a Troubled Veteran’s Farm Life

Farmer/Veteran was made by a trio of talented young filmmakers: Alix Blair documented the lives of women in...

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