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History & Documentary Programs

Inside the Court of Henry VIII

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Watch Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 3pm | Venture behind the glamorous facade of Henry’s court to understand why courtiers lost their heads.

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Craft In America | Season 7

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Watch starting Friday, November 20 at 10pm on WMHT TV | The Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning CRAFT IN AMERICA, now in its seventh season, promotes and advances original handcrafted work and inspires people of all ages to pursue their own creativity.

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American Experience | Ripley: Believe It Or Not

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Premieres Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | This is the story of the man who popularized the iconic phrase and proof of why we still can’t resist his challenge to “Believe it—or not!”

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Independent Lens | India's Daughter

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Watch Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Learn how the harrowing rape and murder of a young Indian woman sparked an international movement.

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“Mercy Street" to premiere January 17 on PBS

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The original six-episode miniseries will take viewers beyond the battlefield with an intimate, human look at the lives on the Civil War home front.

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FRONTLINE | Terror in Little Saigon

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Watch Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Join the search for assassins behind a reign of terror targeting Vietnamese-American journalists.

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Iwo Jima | From Combat to Comrades

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Premieres Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Follow survivors to the only battlefield where former enemies reunite.

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PBS’ 2016 Winter/Spring Season Features Endings, Beginnings and Awaited Returns

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PBS’ winter/spring primetime schedule offers a number of exciting new beginnings, awaited returns and a few goodbyes.

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FRONTLINE | Immigration Battle

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Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Gain insight into the hard-fought battles and secret negotiations over immigration reform.

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Independent Lens | Stray Dog

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Screening October 1 - November 8, 2015 | There’s much more to Ronnie “Stray Dog” Hall than meets the eye.

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

POV Documentary Blog

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