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History & Documentary | Programs | Information

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Armenian Exile

Watch Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 7:30pm | In search of the ultimate connection with a neglected and sometimes forgotten identity.

Saratoga 150
The Track at Saratoga: America’s Grandest Race Course

Watch Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 7:30pm | Explore the history of America's grandest race course in Saratoga, New York.

Paesani: The Story of Italian Culture in America
Paesani: The Story of Italian Culture in America

Watch Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2pm | Learn about the enduring culture that 4 million Italian immigrants imbued into American society.

Trains Around North America
Trains Around North America

Watch Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 11am | Trace through America's railroad history.

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Makers: Women Who Made America

Watch Friday, March 7, 2014 at 7pm on WMHT WORLD | Review the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in our country’s history.

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American Masters | Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

Watch Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9pm & Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11pm | Experience guitarist Hendrix’s life and music through never-before-seen performances and interviews.

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

Hot Docs: 10 Documentaries Doc Soup Man Is Eager to See

Toronto's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival runs April 24 to May 4, 2014.

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Watch the Film

American Masters presents A Fierce Green Fire, the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, premiering nationally Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings...