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Experience the best in history programs and documentaries from WMHT. View history and documentary program descriptions and learn more about upcoming and previously aired programs below.

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POV | Homegoings

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Watch Monday, June 24, 2013 at midnight | Take an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community.

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Henry Ford | American Experience

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Watch Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 8pm | Watch a profile of the farm boy who became the 20th century’s most influential American innovator.

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Independent Lens | The Revolutionary Optimists

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Watch Monday, June 17, 2013 at midnight | Witness the transformation some of the poorest slums of Kolkata through the empowerment of children.

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John D. Rockefeller | American Experience

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Watch Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 8pm | Hear the story of the billionaire who changed forever the way America did business.

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Orphans of the Genocide

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Watch Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 8pm | Journey through never-before-seen archival footage & discovered memoirs of orphans who lived through the Armenian Genocide.

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American Masters | Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound

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Watch Friday, May 31, 2013 at 9pm | Examine the private life and public career of Joan Baez, recording artist and political activist.

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FRONTLINE | Outlawed in Pakistan

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 10pm | Trace a teenaged rape victim’s five-year odyssey through Pakistan’s broken justice system.

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The Ghost Army

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Watch Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10pm | Learn about the American GIs who tricked the enemy in WWII with carefully crafted illusions.

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The War | A World Without War

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Watch Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 2pm | WWII March 1945-September 1945.

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Indelible Lalita

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Watch Monday, May 13, 2013 at 8:30pm on WMHT WORLD | The story of a beautiful woman whose resilient spirit survives her body's transformation by cancer, heart failure, and a dramatic loss of skin pigment.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall
Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school classrooms. Teachers and sc...

POV Documentary Blog

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.