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Watch previews, scenes and cast interviews from some of your favorite PBS and WMHT History & Documentary programs. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please try our video player. Click on the programs to view previes and air dates.

History & Documentary Programs

FRONTLINE | The Choice

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Watch Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | View profiles of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two polarizing presidential candidates.

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American Experience | The Boys of '36

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Premieres Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV. Additional Air Dates on WMHT WORLD | Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany.

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POV | Iris

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Watch Monday, August 8, 2016 at 11pm on WMHT-TV | Meet Iris Apfel, a 93-year-old style maven with an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene.

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JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

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Watch Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Discover how LBJ worked behind the scenes to ensure JFK’s legacy and transformed America.

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American Experience | The Presidents

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Watch August 2016 on WMHT-TV | 20th century biographies that offer an intimate and compelling look at the men who have defined and re-defined the modern presidency.

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Preview Screening: American Experience | The Boys of '36

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Join us for a free preview screening of American Experience | The Boys of '36 Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7:30pm.

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The Nazi Games - Berlin 1936

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Watch Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | See how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle that, despite the IOC’s determined attempts to forget, continues to this day.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda – Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Creator of Broadway Smash Hit Hamilton – Hosts Sixth Annual PBS Arts Fall Festival

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– Festival Features a Look Into the Making of Broadway Hit Hamilton, Smash West End Revival of Gypsy, Salute to New York With Lang Lang, Star-Studded Tribute to William Shakespeare, Specials with Alan Cumming, Bill Murray, Joshua Bell and More –

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Visions of Italy, Southern Style

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Watch Wednesday, August 24 at 7:30pm & Monday, August 29, 2016 at 10:30pm on WMHT-TV | Soar above the spectacular landscape of southern Italy, with aerial footage set to glorious music.

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Dick Cavett's Watergate

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Watch Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Review the Watergate scandal through interviews from “The Dick Cavett Show.”

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

New York NOW: Education & History

Education Commissioner disagrees with federal attempt to punish opt out schools

The state’s education commissioner, Mary Ellen Elia says she’s fighting a proposal by her predecessor, now the federal education secretary, John King, to punish...

POV Documentary Blog

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POV's daily list of essential reading for the documentary and independent filmmaking community.