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History & Documentary Programs

FRONTLINE | Escaping Isis

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Watch Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 10pm | Reveals gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the group’s brutal reign.

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Prohibition

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Watch Fridays at 9pm June 24 - July 8, 2016 on WMHT-TV | This Ken Burns and Lynn Novick film explores the rise and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment.

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Great Houses with Julian Fellowes

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Watch Monday, December 21 at 9pm and December 27, 2015 at 3pm on WMHT TV | Follow the “Downton Abbey” writer on his quest to find real stories behind Britain’s great houses.

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NOVA | Roman Catacomb Mystery

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Watch Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 10am on WMHT-TV | Beneath the streets of Rome lies an ancient city of the dead known as the catacombs — a labyrinth of tunnels, hundreds of miles long — a cemetery for the citizens of ancient Rome.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, December 14, 2015 at midnight on WMHT TV. | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Ken Burns: The Civil War

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Watch Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 3pm on WMHT TV | Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series with this in-depth look at the iconic film.

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FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch December 2015 on WMHT TV & World TV | In a special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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The Neighborhood That Disappeared

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December 2015 on WMHT | Unearth the story of the neighborhood that was demolished to create the South Mall.

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Echoes from the Neighborhood that Disappeared

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Premieres Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 7:30pm | A tribute to the vanished world of Italian immigrant families that fostered culture and community in the South End of Albany, NY.

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Navy SEALs | Their Untold Story

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Watch Monday, December 7, 2015 at 9pm | Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.

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

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