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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

FRONTLINE | Top Secret America: 9/11 to the Boston Bombings

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Watch April 30, 2013 at 10pm | Trace the journey from 9/11 to the Boston Marathon bombings and investigate the secret history of the battle against terrorism.

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American Masters | Hollywood Chinese

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Monday, May 6, 2013 at 8:30am, 2:30pm and 7:30pm and Tuesday, May 7 at 12:30am | A treasure trove of film clips accents this chronicle of Chinese-American cinematic history.

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Life in Cold Blood

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Thursdays, April 25 - May 23, 2013 at 10pm | Sir David Attenborough tells the story of reptiles and amphibians – the most enduringly successful animals ever to walk on land.

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The Dust Bowl | Reaping the Whirlwind

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 8pm | Experience the conservation efforts to bring farms back to life, with dangers of another Dust Bowl in the future.

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The War | When Things Get Tough

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 4:30pm | Part 2 of the seven-part Ken Burns documentary series that explore WWII.

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The War | A Necessary War

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Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 2pm | Explore the history and horror of the WWII from an American perspective in this first part of a seven-part Ken Burns documentary series.

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The World of Stonehenge

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Watch Mondays April 29-May 6, 2013 at 10pm | A cutting-edge voyage of discovery through the world of prehistoric Britain, from the glacial wasteland of 12,000BC to the glories of the Stone Age.

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Secrets of the Dead | Bugging Hitler's Soldiers

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Premieres Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10pm | Learn how the bugging of German POWs in England helped the Allies win WWII.

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Pacific Heartbeat: Na Lani ‘Eha From ‘Iolani Palace: The Music of Hawaiian Royalty

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Premieres Tuesday, April 16 at 7pm on WMHT WORLD 17.3

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America ReFramed | Big Enough

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Premieres Sunday, April 14 at 8pm on WMHT WORLD 17.3

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

POV Documentary Blog

When History is Silent: Overcoming Trauma Through the Restoration of Cultural Memory

As November wraps up, we'd like to honor it as Native American Heritage Month by exploring the themes of history...