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History & Documentary Programs

American Masters | Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

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Watch on WMHT-TV | Laugh along as comedy giant Mel Brooks shares stories about his personal life and career.

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Alexander Hamilton's Albany: 16 Hamilton History Facts About the Capital Region

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Have the Hamilton fever that’s going around? We’ve compiled a list of 16 facts about Hamilton and Albany.

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Secrets of the Dead | Graveyard of the Giant Beasts

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Watch Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Follow scientists trying to determine which giant animal was the apex predator 58 million years ago.

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American Experience | The Battle of Chosin

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Watch Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Revisit this pivotal Korean War battle through eyewitness accounts of bloody combat and heroism.

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POV | What Tomorrow Brings

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Watch Monday, October 31, 2016 at midnight on WMHT-TV | Step inside the very first girls’ school in a small Afghan village.

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POV | Thank You for Playing

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Watch Monday, October 24, 2016 at midnight on WMHT-TV | See how a video game, “That Dragon, Cancer,” evolved from a cathartic exercise into a work of art.

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POV | Hooligan Sparrow

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Watch Monday, October 17, 2016 at midnight on WMHT-TV | Follow a Chinese activist who seeks justice for girls allegedly sexually abused by their principal.

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

POV Documentary Blog

Featured Event: 'QUEST' film screening with Company One and ZUMIX

Join the Company One Theatre and Zumix for a free screening of 'QUEST' in East Boston, MA.