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History & Documentary Programs

POV: The Storm Makers

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See an exposé of Cambodia’s human traffickers, who transport the poor and illiterate across borders.

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Starboard Light

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Watch Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:30pm on WMHT-TV | STARBOARD LIGHT is an inspiring and poignant documentary that asks: does a family make a house or does a house make a family? 

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River of Mountains - The Hudson-Fulton Celebration of 1909

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Watch Monday, August 17, 2015 at 9pm | Climb on board the 'Wright Flyer Time Machine' for a look back at Henry Hudson’s Voyages.

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Secrets of the Dead | One PM Central Standard Time

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Watch Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 8pm | Review the reporting from Dallas and the CBS Newsroom in NYC on the day Kennedy died.

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Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

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Watch Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3pm | The fascinating story of America's first mountain-top grand hotel and resort.

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The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

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Watch Monday, May 22, 2016 at 10pm | Join David Suchet on his trip to learn more about the best-selling murder mystery writer in history.

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The Bomb

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Watch Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8pm | Explore the most destructive invention in human history, the nuclear bomb.

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POV | Return to Homs

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Watch Monday, July 20, 2015 at 12am | How a star goalkeeper for the Syrian national soccer team became an armed insurgent.

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American Experience | Blackout

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Watch Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9pm | A look at what happened in New York City the night the lights went out in summer 1977.

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FRONTLINE | Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

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Watch Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 10pm | Investigate the alarming rise of untreatable infections.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Rural schools worry about future school funding

It’s summer vacation for school children, leaders of New York’s rural schools are worrying about the new school year, and say they are squeezed by a tax cap and other...

POV Documentary Blog

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