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.

History & Documentary | Programs | Information

doc_blog_saratoga-warhorse.jpg
Saratoga WarHorse

Watch Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:30pm | A touching program that connects former soldiers to retired thoroughbreds for emotional healing.

doc_blog_steinmetz1.jpg
Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz

Watch Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:30pm | Charles Proteus Steinmetz was an innovator in electrical engineering, supplying many of the underlying formulas that made widespread electrical transmission possible.

doc_blog_the-address.jpg
The Address

Watch Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9pm | Watch as students from the Greenwood School memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address.

doc_blog_ind_lens_trials-of-muhammad-ali1.jpg
Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Watch Monday, April 14, 2014 at midnight | Witness Muhammad Ali’s toughest bout, his battle to overturn his prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service.

The Real Mad Men and Women of Madison Avenue
The Real Mad Men and Women of Madison Avenue

Watch Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 10pm | Inspired by AMC’s 'Mad Men,' 'The Real Mad Men and Women of Madison Avenue' chronicles the growth of the advertising industry from the 1950s through today

doc_blog_frontline_secrets-of-north-korea.jpg
FRONTLINE | Secret State of North Korea

Watch Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 10pm | Explore life under North Korea’s new ruler and scrutinize the dictator as he tries to retain power.

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 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

Michael Kantor is New Executive Producer of American Masters

[caption id="attachment_2995" align="alignright" width="320" caption="Michael Kantor. Photo by Jayme Roy"][/caption] New York, NY — April 16, 2014 WNET, parent company of New York’s public televi...