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 any of the following programs to watch their respective previews.

History & Documentary Programs

First Peoples

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Watch Wednesdays, June 24 - July 8, 2015 at 9pm | See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. 

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PBS Primetime This Fall Shines With Exquisite New Drama, Exuberant Performances, Extraordinary Science and Stars Galore

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Highlights Include “Walt Disney” on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE,  “Indian Summers” on MASTERPIECE, Ken Burns’s THE CIVIL WAR Revival, AMERICAN EPIC, the KENNEDY CENTER MARK TWAIN PRIZE, and New Explorations From NOVA.

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American Experience | Walt Disney

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Premieres Fall 2015 on WMHT TV | See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy.

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The Italian Americans

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Watch Friday, June 12, 2015 at 8pm | Trace the evolution of Italian Americans from the late 19th century to the present day.

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Things That Aren't There Anymore

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Watch Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7:30pm | Enjoy a video scrapbook of our collective memories of landmarks and legends of the Capital Region.

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Omnibus: Gene Kelly Dancing - A Man's Game

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Watch Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7:30pm | Gene Kelly's first television ever special, written, choreographed, co-directed, and starring the Hollywood legend.

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Climbed Every Mountain With Nicholas Hammond

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Watch Monday, June 1, 2015 at 8pm | The true story behind the famous von Trapp family featured in the blockbuster 1965 movie The Sound of Music.

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The Homefront

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Watch Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9pm | View portraits of America’s military families — their pride, patriotism, sacrifice and resilience.

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Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots

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Watch Sunday, May 24, 2015 at noon | Stories of perseverance and triumph that reveal the unheralded achievements of this valiant legion of female patriots.

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Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story

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Watch Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 6pm | Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Thousands rally for more charter schools

Thousands rally for more charter schools

It was the charter schools’ turn to rally at the State Capitol Wednesday in support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to...

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