• Click to contribute to WMHT
  • Click to make/update a sustaining contribution to WMHT
  • Click to join the WMHT e-news mailing list

Watch previews, scenes and cast interviews from some of your favorite PBS and WMHT History & Documentary programs. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please try our video player. Click on the programs to view previes and air dates.

History & Documentary Programs

The Hope Dealer

Posted by Eric Hoppel on

People have given a variety of nicknames to Chatham Police Chief Peter Volkmann. Some are nicer than others. "The Hope Dealer" is one that he likes.

Read More

"The War On Drugs Is Over. We Lost."

Posted by Eric Hoppel on

With his country and his community in the grips of the Opioid Crisis, a local police chief decided to try something different. This week, the #citizenactive blog is looking at what he did. Today; how his fellow officers responded.

Read More

Speaking From Experience

Posted by Eric Hoppel on

Chatham Police Chief Peter Volkmann knows how to deal with addicts. That's because he is one.

Read More

Inside The Writers Institute Screening

Posted by WMHT Web Editor on

Tuesday, October 15 from 6:30pm - 8pm at Pine Hills Branch of the Albany Public Library.

Read More

"I Had to Try Something Else"

Posted by Eric Hoppel on

New York’s Opioid Crisis doesn’t just live in the big city. This insidious epidemic has crawled into the corners of every small town and village in the state. Chatham is no exception. What's different is the way they're dealing with it.

Read More

How To Have An Impact

Last Updated by Eric Hoppel on

Want to help make the world a better place for everyone? You have the power. This #citizenactive post is about the power of the citizen lobbyist; one who knows how to get things done because she understands how government works.

Read More

Civics Education

Last Updated by Eric Hoppel on

Want to know more about your government? I know I do. The League of Women Voters of New York State worked with a team of teachers to create a Civics Education course for students around the state. It's also a pretty handy guide for anyone who wants to know more about why things are the way they are.

Read More

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Last Updated by WMHT Web Editor on

Screening November 12, 2018 - January 27, 2019 | Rumble brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence.

Read More

The Providers

Posted by WMHT Web Editor on

Screening March 1 - April 7, 2019 | The Providers follows three “country doctors” in New Mexico at clinics offering care to all, regardless of ability to pay.

Read More

"Environmental Racism"

Posted by Eric Hoppel on

People who live in Albany’s Arbor Hill neighborhood were fighting more than a state-run garbage burning plant. They were also up against a system that treated them differently because of the color of their skin.

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