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History & Documentary Programs

Secrets of the Dead | Jamestown’s Dark Winter

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Watch Tuesday, May 31 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Follow forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets.

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PBS’ Summer Programming Features Comprehensive Election Coverage, New and Returning Drama Series, and Olympic-Themed Specials

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– Other Highlights Include Fresh Sunday Night Lineup, And New Science Series With Stephen Hawking –

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A Gathering of Heroes

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Watch Sunday, May 29 at 11pm and Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:30pm on WMHT TV | A GATHERING OF HEROES recounts the touching and inspirational story of World War II veterans from Indiana who embarked on a cross-country trek to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorial which honors their sacrifice.

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Heroes on Deck | World War II on Lake Michigan

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7pm on WMHT TV | Heroes on Deck brings to life a vital chapter of American history.

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Into Harm's Way

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT TV | The Class of 1967 ultimately paid a heavy price in the Vietnam War; 30 of its young men died in combat, while countless others sustained injuries, both physical and psychological, destined to follow them for decades to come.

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American Masters | The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End

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Watch Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Discover the story behind the country music supergroup via new interviews and vintage performances.

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FRONTLINE | Children of Syria

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Watch Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Follow four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo and their escape to a new life in Germany.

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No Ordinary Lives | The War Years in Troy

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Watch Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 5pm on WMHT TV | This documentary explores World War II era service and sacrifice in Uncle Sam's hometown.

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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

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Watch Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3:30pm on WMHT TV | documentary highlights the celebrated exhibit of Tutankhamun artifacts — the most impressive collection ever assembled outside of Egypt — at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale.

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Rise of the Black Pharaohs

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Watch Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2:30pm on WMHT TV | at Learn about the African Kushites who overthrew the ancient Egyptians and ruled for nearly 100 years.

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

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