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Indelible Lalita
Indelible Lalita

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.

Secrets of the Dead | Cavemen Cold Case
Secrets of the Dead | Cavemen Cold Case

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

Secrets of the Dead | Death on the Railroad
Secrets of the Dead | Death on the Railroad

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

The War | The Ghost Front
The War | The Ghost Front

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

The War | Fubar
The War | Fubar

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

The War | Pride of Our Nation
The War | Pride of Our Nation

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.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Study finds New Yorkers don't want school mergers

Governor Cuomo and the legislature approved a plan in the state budget to encourage local governments and schools to merge and share services over the next few years, in an attempt to lower propert...

POV Documentary Blog

Upcoming POV Screenings

'American Promise' and 'Neurotypical' take the lead this week, with screenings and discussions centering around social and emotional development happening throughout the nation. Check out our local...

American Masters

George Plimpton: Watch Excerpt: George Plimpton at the Helm of The Paris Review

"The Paris Review is maybe a spiritual hideout for George," reflects Terry McDonnell of Sports Illustrated. I think it was a place where he could do the highest level of his work in the way he wou...