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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

Secrets of the Dead | After Stonehenge

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Watch Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Explore the charred remains of a 3,000-year old English settlement that’s rewriting Western history.

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American Masters | Norman Lear

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Watch Tuesday, October 25 at 9pm & Friday, October 28, 2016 at 10:30pm on WMHT-TV | Discover how the prolific “All in the Family” creator effected social change through his sitcoms.

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FRONTLINE | Growing Up Trans

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Watch Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents.

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FRONTLINE | The Choice

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View profiles of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two polarizing presidential candidates.

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NOVA | Great Human Odyssey

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Watch Wednesday, October 5 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Follow our ancestors’ footsteps out of Africa along a trail of fresh scientific clues to help unravel the mystery of how we got where we are.

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Presidents In Our Backyard

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Watch Part 1 Thursday, October 13 at 7:30pm & Part 2 Thursday, October 20 at 7:30pm on WMHT-TV | Facts and folklore behind the eight U.S. presidents with close ties to New York State.

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Preview Screening | Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose

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Join us for a free preview screening of Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:30pm.

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American Experience | Tesla

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Watch Tuesday, October 18 at 9pm & Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 11am on WMHT-TV | Meet Nikola Tesla, the genius engineer and tireless inventor whose technology revolutionized the electrical age of the 20th century.

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FRONTLINE | Terror in Europe

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Watch Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Charlie Hebdo. Paris. Brussels. Since January of 2015, a wave of attacks by terrorists linked to Al Qaeda and ISIS has overwhelmed Europe, killing nearly 200 people and injuring hundreds more.

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Independent Lens | Best of Enemies

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Watch Monday, October 3, 2016 at 10:30pm on WMHT-TV | In 1968, Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr. changed TV news forever with their explosive debates.

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

POV Documentary Blog

Equipping the Next Generation to Create Impact Through Film

Social Impact Producer and Duke Adjunct Instructor, Heidi Nel, is in conversation with Sini Chen, Duke University Student and intern at American Documentary Inc. (AmDoc).