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POV | Best Kept Secret
POV | Best Kept Secret

Watch Monday, September 23, 2013 at midnight on WMHT TV & Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 7:30pm on WORLD | JFK high school provides an exceptional environment for special-education needs.

Life of Muhammed
Life of Muhammad

Watch Tuesday August 20, 2013 8pm-11pm on WMHT TV & Friday, August 23, 2013 7pm-10pm on WORLD | This three-part special documents the life of the prophet Muhammad.

Take Joy! The Magical World of Tasha Tudor
Take Joy! The Magical World of Tasha Tudor

Watch Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 1:30pm | Learn about the unique life of the renowned children's book illustrator.

Legends of Folk: The Village Scene
Legends of Folk: The Village Scene

Watch Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:30pm | Celebrate the folk movement in Greenwich Village in the 1960s.

Brunswick
Brunswick

Watch Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 8pm | Examine the tension between development and farming in the Rensselaer County town of Brunswick.

POV | The Law in These Parts
POV | The Law in These Parts

Watch Monday, August 19, 2013 at midnight on WMHT TV & Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 7:30pm on WORLD | Examine the system of military administration used by Israel since the Six Day War of 1967.

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

Apply for Britdoc’s PUMA Impact Award

Our friends at Britdoc are bringing back The PUMA Impact Award for the 4th year. Submit your film before April 28th to this annual prize honoring the best in documentary filmmaking for social change.

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...