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History & Documentary Programs

Dick Cavett's Watergate

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Watch Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Review the Watergate scandal through interviews from “The Dick Cavett Show.”

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T-Rex | Her Fight for Gold

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Watch Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 11:30pm on WMHT-TV | T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold is the coming-of-age story of boxing phenom Claressa Shields, who was just 17 years old when she won the Olympic gold medal for women’s boxing in 2012.

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Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History

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Watch Sunday, August 14 & 21, 2016 at 7pm | Historian Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb traces the tumultuous relationship between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

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Spillover – Zika, Ebola & Beyond

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Premiering Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11pm on WMHT-TV | Documentary investigates the rise and spread of viruses worldwide and how to stop the next pandemic.

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9/11 Inside the Pentagon

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Watch September 2016 on WMHT-TV & WORLD | Hear the rarely told stories of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon, in which 184 people died.

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PBS to Air 9/11 INSIDE THE PENTAGON on 15TH Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks

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Documentary Reveals Little-Known Stories of the Attack on the Pentagon and the Courage, Perseverance and Heroism That Kept the Nation’s Defense Headquarters Operating

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Ballyfin | Portrait of an Irish Country House

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Watch Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Hear the story of the rise, decline, and rebirth of one of Ireland's architectural treasures.

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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

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Watch Sundays at 3:30pm, July 24 & 31, 2016 on WMHT-TV | Follow Lewis and Clark’s 19th-century voyage of danger and discovery from St. Louis to the Pacific.

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Fifth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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The Festival Returns to PBS and Station Branded Digital Platforms July 11-29

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Liberty or Death

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Watch Friday, July 1, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT WORLD | Patrick Henry's impassioned plea at the second Virginia Convention of 1775, "Give me liberty or give me death," defined the American Revolution.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Education Commissioner disagrees with federal attempt to punish opt out schools

The state’s education commissioner, Mary Ellen Elia says she’s fighting a proposal by her predecessor, now the federal education secretary, John King, to punish...

POV Documentary Blog

Community Spotlight: PBS SoCal Screens 'All The Difference' with Rhymefest

Community Engagement and Education Intern Cyrus Stowe asks Community Engagement Manager Keena Levert six questions about community engagement and her thoughts on the...