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History & Documentary Programs

PBS Black History Month 2016

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In Honor of Black History Month, PBS Features Documentaries of Iconic African Americans and Offers More Than 30 Programs for Viewers to Stream Online Through the PBS Black Culture Connection (BCC)

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NOVA | Himalayan Megaquake

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Watch Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Investigate the devastating quake that rocked Nepal, from Mt. Everest to the streets of Kathmandu.

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American Experience | Bonnie & Clyde

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Watch Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in US history.

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FRONTLINE | Supplements and Safety

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Watch Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | FRONTLINE investigates the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with only limited FDA oversight.

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How Sherlock Changed the World

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Watch Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 2pm | Examine the impact of the fictional Holmes on real criminal investigation and forensic techniques.

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1964: The Fight for a Right

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Watch Monday, January 18, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Before Selma, there was Freedom Summer. By 1964, black Mississippians has suffered nearly 100 years of Jim Crow. Then civil rights activists devised a daring plan to force change.

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NOVA | Life's Rocky Start

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Watch Wednesday, January 13 at 9pm & Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 11am on WMHT TV | Discover how the rocks beneath our feet were essential to jump-starting life on earth.

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NOVA | Secret Tunnel Warfare

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Watch Wednesday, January 6 at 8pm & Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 11am on WMHT TV | Join archaeologists who reveal traces of WWI’s most devastating, ultra-secret tunneling operation.

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Secrets of Highclere Castle

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Watch Sunday, January 3 at 7pm on WMHT TV. | See how life was – and is – lived in Highclere Castle, the stand-in for the fictional Downton Abbey.

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Islands on the Edge

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Watch January & February 2016 on WMHT TV | Discover Mother Earth like never before.

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

POV Documentary Blog

Sam Green on Crowdfunding A Live Documentary with the Kronos Quartet

Filmmaker Sam Green on crowdfunding A Thousand Thoughts, a "live documentary" in which he will appear alongside the Kronos Quartet.