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History & Documentary Programs

Independent Lens | A Ballerina's Tale

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Watch at midnight on Monday, February 8 and Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT TV | Follow Misty Copeland's journey from the triumph to injury.

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1916 The Irish Rebellion

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Narrated by Liam Neeson, this landmark documentary tells the dramatic story of the events that took place in Dublin during Easter Week 1916, when a small group of Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire.

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Free Preview Screening: Charles R. Wood | A Storied Life

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Join us for a free preview screening of Charles R. Wood | A Storied Life Thursday, March 3 at 7pm.

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The Civil War: The Untold Story

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Watch Sunday, Febraury 7, 2016 at noon on WMHT TV | Examine the well-documented conflict through the lens of the Western Campaign.

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FRONTLINE | The Fantasy Sports Gamble

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Watch Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | See an investigation with the New York Times into fantasy sports and online sports betting.

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American Experience | The Perfect Crime

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Watch Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Re-examine the shocking story of Leopold and Loeb, who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.

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NOVA | Creatures of Light

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Watch Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Dive in with deep-sea scientists as they explore the undersea world of glowing creatures.

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American Experience | Murder of a President

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Watch Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Follow the life of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.

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Eyes on the Prize | Then and Now

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Featuring interviews with Eyes on the Prize filmmakers, thought leaders, current day activists, scholars, and civil rights leaders, this special will explore how far we’ve come, how far we have yet to go, the meaning and significance of the ongoing struggle, and the next steps towards equality

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Black History Month 2016 Creative Expressions Contest

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Watch a playlist of videos celebrating Black History Month from St. Rose's Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Creative Expressions Contest.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

A look back at Hillary Clinton's U.S. Senate run

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365653334/This coming Monday's Iowa Caucus marks the official start of the presidential sweepstakes. Hillary Clinton is once again the...

POV Documentary Blog

'Lost Boys of Sudan' Illuminates Refugees' Challenges After a Safe Arrival

'Lost Boys of Sudan' (POV 2004) follows two young Dinka refugees, Peter and Santino, through their first year in America. Their struggle asks us to rethink what it...