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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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Independent Lens | Mimi and Dona

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Screening November 1- 22, 2015 | This alternately heartbreaking and heartwarming film by Mimi’s granddaughter tells the story of a quirky and deeply connected mother-daughter duo, and their effect on three generations of a Texas family.

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Independent Lens | Autism in Love

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Screening November 1 - December 31, 2015 | Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships.

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Independent Lens | In Football We Trust

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Screening January 1 - 31, 2016 | The odds may be stacked against them, but these four Polynesian high school football players will never stop fighting for a better future.

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Independent Lens | The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

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Screening January 1 - February 22, 2016 | A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard.

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

POV Documentary Blog

Featured Event: 'Getting Back to Abnormal' at the Old First Presbyterian Church

The Urban League of Essex County Young Professionals is hosting a free evening screening of Getting Back to Abnormal at the Old First Presbyterian Church.