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History & Documentary Programs

The Civil War 25th Anniversary

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Watch September 2015 | Ken Burns's epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict.

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Ken Burns: The Civil War

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August 2015 | Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark series with this in-depth look at the iconic film.

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The Neighborhood That Disappeared

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August 2015 on WMHT | Unearth the story of the neighborhood that was demolished to create the South Mall.

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JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

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Watch Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 9pm | Discover how LBJ worked behind the scenes to ensure JFK’s legacy and transformed America.

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Secrets of the Dead | One PM Central Standard Time

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Watch Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 8pm | Review the reporting from Dallas and the CBS Newsroom in NYC on the day Kennedy died.

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Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

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Watch Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3pm | The fascinating story of America's first mountain-top grand hotel and resort.

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American Experience | Walt Disney

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Mon-Tues September 14-15, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy.

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The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

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Watch Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 8pm | Join David Suchet on his trip to learn more about the best-selling murder mystery writer in history.

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The Bomb

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Watch Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8pm | Explore the most destructive invention in human history, the nuclear bomb.

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POV | Return to Homs

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Watch Monday, July 20, 2015 at 12am | How a star goalkeeper for the Syrian national soccer team became an armed insurgent.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Thousands rally for more charter schools

Thousands rally for more charter schools

It was the charter schools’ turn to rally at the State Capitol Wednesday in support of Governor Cuomo’s proposal to...

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