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More than Steel: The Lake Champlain Bridge Story
More than Steel: The Lake Champlain Bridge Story

Watch Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 10:30pm | Experience the rise and fall of the celebrated landmark that defined a community.

Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

Watch Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 7pm on WORLD & online August 28 and 29, 2013 | Learn about the long-time pacifist and civil-rights activist who organized the 1963 March on Washington.

Coming Back with Wes Moore
Coming Back with Wes Moore

Explore the personal stories of veterans' return to life at home in this new documentary series premiering May 2014.

Memories of The March
Memories of the March

Memories of The March is an online collection of local stories and memories about the March on Washington, highlighting first-person accounts from across the country.

The March @50
The March @50

THE MARCH @50 is a new web series by filmmaker Shukree Tilghman that takes a contemporary look at the legacy of the March and delivery of its promises. Premieres August 26, 2013.

50th Anniversary of the Historic March on Washington
50th Anniversary of the Historic March on Washington

Watch special programming to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Historic March on Washington on WMHT and WMHT WORLD during the week of August 26, 2013.

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...