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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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Secrets of the Dead | Cavemen Cold Case

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Watch Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10pm | Journey to Spain to investigate a double Neanderthal mystery.

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Secrets of the Dead | Death on the Railroad

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Watch Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10pm | Find out how and why 57 Irish immigrants to the U.S. died in 1832.

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The War | The Ghost Front

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Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 4:30pm | WWII: December 1944 - March 1945

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The War | Fubar

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Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 2pm | WWII: September 1944-December 1944

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The War | Pride of Our Nation

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Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 4pm | The end of WWII, there are signs on both sides of the world that the tide of the war is turning.

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The War | A Deadly Calling

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Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 2pm | Learn about the war from November 1943 through June 1944.

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Pacific Heartbeat: Hula - Language of the Heart

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Watch Tuesday, May 7, 2013 7pm and 12pm on WMHT WORLD | The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival is a 4 day competition and exhibition that showcases the elegance, power, and rich storytelling of hula.

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FRONTLINE | Top Secret America: 9/11 to the Boston Bombings

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Watch April 30, 2013 at 10pm | Trace the journey from 9/11 to the Boston Marathon bombings and investigate the secret history of the battle against terrorism.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Cuomo makes case for education bond act, skeptics remain Cuomo makes case for education bond act, skeptics remain
The November 4 ballot includes an amendment to borrow $2 billion dollars to buy new technology for school children, like iPads and other tablets. Fiscal watchdogs are ...

American Masters

Juilliard: Marian Seldes on Teaching at Juilliard: An In Memoriam Tribute Juilliard: Marian Seldes on Teaching at Juilliard: An In Memoriam Tribute
Marian Seldes, a vital figure in New York theater, died October 6, 2014, in her Manhattan home. She was 86. Seldes was an enduring presence on the Broadway stage, nota...
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.