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History & Documentary Programs

Pope Francis - The Sinner

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Watch Monday, September 19, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Since his election to the papacy in 2013, Pope Francis has been hailed as a revolutionary.

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American Masters | Pedro E. Guerrero

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This installment of American Masters highlights the milestones in Pedro Guerrero’s life

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Hava Nagila (The Movie)

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Watch Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 3pm | Follow the infectious party song on its journey from Eastern Europe to America.

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American Experience | Walt Disney

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Watch Sunday, September 20, 2015 at noon on WMHT TV | See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy.

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In Their Own Words | Muhammad Ali

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Watch Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 2pm | Follow Muhammad Ali’s path from a gym in Louisville to boxing successes.

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Rails to the Catskills

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Watch Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 3pm | Explore the history of the dynamic railroad industry in the Catskills.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Revisiting the Attica Uprising

It was 45 years ago this month that the state and nation's attention was captured by the prison uprising in the...

POV Documentary Blog

Subverting North Korean Propaganda Through Documentary

These films show what's really happening within North Korea's closed borders.