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History & Documentary Programs

Building the Dream

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Watch Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10pm on WMHT TV & Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7pm on WMHT WORLD | Recount the journey of an idea for a national monument honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Blitz: London's Longest Night

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Watch Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 7:30pm | The story of the war's most concentrated aerial attack on London in 1941 and how the city nearly perished under the German barrage.

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POV | High Tech, Low Life

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Watch Monday, July 22, 2013 at midnight | Trail two of China’s first citizen-reporters as they document the underside of rapid development.

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Treasures of New York: Hearst Tower

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Watch Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 2pm | Hearst Tower redefined the modern skyscraper and pioneered a sustainable architectural vision for the 21st century.

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Lonesome George and the Battle for the Galapagos

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Watch Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 8pm | Documentary about Lonesome George, officially the loneliest animal on the planet until his death in June 2012.

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Treasures of New York: Park Avenue Armory

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Watch Friday, July 12 at 10:30pm and Sunday, July 14 at 2pm | The Park Avenue Armory has reinvented itself into a visionary multimedia arts institution renowned worldwide.

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FRONTLINE | Two American Families

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Watch Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 10pm | Follow two ordinary families in Milwaukee – one black, one white – who struggled to avoid poverty.

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POV | Only the Young

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Watch Monday, July 15 at Midnight | Follow three unconventional Christian teenagers coming of age in a small Southern California town.

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POV | Herman's House

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Watch Monday, July 8, 2013 at midnight | Venture inside the relationship of a solitary confinement prisoner and an artist who befriended him.

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Secrets of the Dead | Ultimate Tut

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Watch Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 8pm | Follow scientists and Egyptologists who build the ultimate picture of Tutankhamen.

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

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