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Touching the Void

Watch Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 2pm on WMHT TV.

A gripping account of survival in the Andes, based on the book by British adventurer Joe Simpson, who broke his leg while descending from a 21,000-foot peak during a blizzard in 1985 and lived to tell about it.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

New teachers union President wants to increase union's political potency

There’s a big change at state’s largest teacher’s union, New York State United Teachers, as members elected new leadership after months of unrest over the state’s flawed roll out of the new Common ...

POV Documentary Blog

A Different Kind of Fight Film: Bill Siegel’s “The Trials of Muhammad Ali”

The Trials of Muhammad Ali gives a purposeful look to Ali's life outside of the ring. Doc Soup Man Tom Roston interviews director Bill Siegel about the making of the film.

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Online Sneak Peak Screening with American Masters and The Sierra Club

Join Sierra Club conservationist Bruce Hamilton for a special sneak preview screening of American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire. We'll gather together to watch the first 20 minutes of the film, chat...

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