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History & Documentary Programs

FRONTLINE | Escaping Isis

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Watch Tuesday, July 14 , 2015 at 10pm | Reveals gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the group’s brutal reign.

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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing Western New York

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Watch Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 9:30pm | Explore Frederick Law Olmsted's role in the Buffalo parks system and his work with the Free Niagara Movement.

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So Right So Smart

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Watch Wednesday, July, 15 at 7pm on WMHT WORLD | What’s good for the planet can also be good for the bottom line. 

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American Experience | Blackout

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Watch Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9pm | A look at what happened in New York City the night the lights went out in summer 1977.

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American Masters | Harper Lee: Hey, Boo

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Watch Friday, July 10, 2015 at 9pm | Explore the mysterious life of Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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FRONTLINE | Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

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Watch Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 10pm | Investigate the alarming rise of untreatable infections.

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American Experience | The Abolitionists

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Watch Tuesdays, July 7-14 at 8pm | The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the epic struggles of the men and women who fought to end slavery.

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The Statue of Liberty

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Watch Friday, July 3, 2015 at 10pm | Revisit Ken Burns's history of the Statue of Liberty and what she represents to all Americans.

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The National Mall: America’s Front Yard

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Watch Friday, July 3, 2015 at 9pm | Learn the surprising and inspiring story of the National Mall, a place unlike any other on earth.

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FRONTLINE | Growing Up Trans

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Watch Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 10pm | Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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It was the charter schools’ turn to rally at the State Capitol Wednesday in support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to...

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