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History & Documentary Programs

The White House: Inside Story

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Watch Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 8pm and Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 3pm on WMHT-TV | Gain access to America’s most iconic residence—symbol of national history and icon of democracy.

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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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PBS Presents Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music to Premiere at SXSW

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Produced in association with the late Sir George Martin, the series features over 150 artists, including Paul McCartney, Bonnie Raitt, RZA and many more sharing behind-the-scenes stories in a music-driven celebration of the art of recording.

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FRONTLINE | Policing the Police

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Watch Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Step inside the Newark Police Department — one of many troubled forces ordered to reform.

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Independent Lens | Trapped

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Watch Monday June 20, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Visit the front lines of the fight over controversial laws designed to restrict abortion access.

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The Greeks

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Watch Tuesdays, June 21 - July 5, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Explore Greek history with archaeologists and historians, actors and athletes, scientists and artists.

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Adirondack Seasons

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Watch Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | The seasons of the Adirondacks are brought to vivid life in this breathtaking program featuring the original music of Scott B. Adams.

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The Great Polar Bear Feast

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Watch Wednesday, June 22 at 8pm and Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 10am on WMHT-TV | Investigate the problems facing a unique population of polar bears due to climate change.

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Songs from the Heart of the Adirondacks

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Watch Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT-TV | Experience the rich musical legacy of traditional music and dance in the Adirondacks.

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Miss Fisher Uncovered

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Watch Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Take a special look at our favorite female sleuth as she sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

School budgets pass overwhelmingly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioBrGPYZmTANew York voters went to the polls Tuesday to vote on their local school...

POV Documentary Blog

Featured Event: Monroe Township Public Library Presents 'All the Difference'

Join the Monroe Township Public Library for a free screening of 'All the Difference,' as part of their Summer 2016 Film Series.