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

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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

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

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

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...