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Independent Lens | Armor of Light

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Screening April 1 - May 16, 2016 | Two people of faith come together to explore the contradictions of a nation rife with gun violence.

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Independent Lens | Peace Officer

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Screening April 1 - May 15, 2016 | Private investigator Dub seeks the truth in the fatal standoff between the SWAT unit he formed and his son-in-law.

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Secrets of the Dead | The Real Trojan Horse

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Watch Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Uncover archaeological evidence that could explain how ancient Greeks got inside the walls of Troy.

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Secrets of the Dead | Vampire Legend

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Watch Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Follow scientists as they uncover the true origins of modern vampire lore.

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Frederick Law Olmsted | Designing Western New York

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Watch Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 5pm on WMHT TV | Explore Frederick Law Olmsted's role in the Buffalo parks system and his work with the Free Niagara Movement.

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American Experience: War of the Worlds

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Watch Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Relive Orson Welles’ infamous radio dramatization 75 years after the mass hysteria event it spawned.

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American Experience | The Forgotten Plague

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Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Learn more about tuberculosis, the deadliest killer in human history.

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American Experience | The Pilgrims

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Watch Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Explore the harrowing truths behind the Pilgrims’ story and the myths of Thanksgiving.

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American Experience | American Comandante

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Watch Thursday, November 17, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Meet William Morgan, the larger-than-life American who rose to power in Cuba during the revolution.

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PS Dance!

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Watch Friday, October 9, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Hosted by veteran television journalist Paula Zahn, the film explores how dance transforms the lives of children and teens

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

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