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History & Documentary Programs

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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Mary Tyler Moore | A Celebration

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Watch Friday, January 29 at 10pm on WMHT TV | View dozens of classic TV and movie clips and hear comments from Moore’s co-stars and Moore herself.

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American Masters | Mike Nichols

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Watch Friday, January 29, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Meet one of America’s great directors, who discusses his life and 50-year artistic career.

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Eyes on the Prize I and II

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Watch Sundays at 8pm through April 17, 2016 on WORLD TV | Eyes on the Prize recounts the fight to end decades of discrimination and segregation.

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Films BYkids

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FILMS BYKIDS pairs master filmmakers with teenagers from around the world to create short personal documentaries that educate Americans as they encourage international understanding and engagement about globally relevant issues.

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PBS Announces “16 FOR ’16”

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16 FOR ’16, a multi-part documentary that spotlights unforgettable presidential and vice-presidential candidates whose dramatic campaigns may or may not have been successful, but earned a place in the history books nonetheless.

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

POV Documentary Blog

Featured Event: POV Documentary Nights: 'Motherland' with the North Port Public Library

Join the North Port Public Library in North Port, FL for a free screening of 'Motherland'.