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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 any of the following programs to watch their respective previews.

History & Documentary Programs

Independent Lens | At Berkeley

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Watch Monday, January 13, 2014 at midnight | Go back to school in Frederick Wiseman’s intimate and sprawling documentary about UC Berkeley.

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Chasing Shackleton

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Watch Wednesdays, January 8 - 22, 2014 at 10pm | Follow a modern expedition that re-creates Sir Ernest Shackleton’s epic sea-and-land voyage.

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Independent Lens | The Invisible War

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Watch Monday, January 6, 2014 at midnight | Hear about the epidemic of rape and sexual assault within the ranks of the U.S. military.

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American Experience | Poisoner's Handbook

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Watch Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 8pm | Learn how forensic chemistry was used in the early 20th century to convict murderers.

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Woodstock: In Search of Utopia

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Watch Monday, January 6, 2014 at 10pm | How did Woodstock, NY become the most famous small town in the world?

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Touching the Void

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Watch Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 2pm | A gripping account of survival in the Andes, based on the book by British adventurer Joe Simpson.

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Queen’s Palaces

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Thursdays at 10pm beginning December 19, 2013 | A celebration of royal buildings Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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Independent Lens | Jiro Dreams of Sushi

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Watch Monday, December 23, 2013 at midnight | Hear the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered the world’s greatest sushi chef.

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American Masters | Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love

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Watch Friday, December 27, 2013 at 9pm | Remember composer, conductor & PEGOT winner Marvin Hamlisch.

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Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913

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Watch Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 8pm | Trace Michigan’s Copper Country strike from its hopeful start to its heartrending conclusion.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Cuomo challenges teachers, lawmakers, in budget proposal Cuomo challenges teachers, lawmakers, in budget proposal
Governor Cuomo delivered his joint State of the State and budget message, proposing a $141.6 billion spending plan that in part sets up a show down with teachers and e...

POV Documentary Blog

The Making of Priya’s Shakti The Making of Priya’s Shakti
Jaya Mahajan discusses the making of Priya's Shakti, a multimedia project combating attitudes towards sexual assault,...