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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

Preview Screenings | Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose

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Join us for a free preview screening of Hamilton's America on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:30pm & Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2pm.

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For the Love of Their Brother

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Watch Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 3pm on WMHT-TV | FOR THE LOVE OF THEIR BROTHER is the heroic story of New York firefighter Stephen Siller, who died on 9/11, and his loving family who were determined to honor his life.

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FRONTLINE | The Man Who Knew

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Watch Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Learn about a man who may have known more about Osama bin Laden than any other person in America.

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POV | The Birth of Sake

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Watch Monday, September 5, 2016 at midnight on WMHT-TV | Go behind the scenes of Yoshida Brewery to see how artisans create saké, Japan’s revered rice wine.

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Preview Screening | Hamilton's America

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Join us for a free preview screening of Hamilton's America on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 5:30pm.

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Objects and Memory

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Watch Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2pm on WMHT-TV | Examine the response to items recovered or offered after 9/11 and other national tragedies.

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FRONTLINE | The Choice

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Watch Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | View profiles of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two polarizing presidential candidates.

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American Experience | The Boys of '36

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Premieres Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV. Additional Air Dates on WMHT WORLD | Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany.

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POV | Iris

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Watch Monday, August 8, 2016 at 11pm on WMHT-TV | Meet Iris Apfel, a 93-year-old style maven with an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene.

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JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

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Watch Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Discover how LBJ worked behind the scenes to ensure JFK’s legacy and transformed America.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Education Commissioner disagrees with federal attempt to punish opt out schools

The state’s education commissioner, Mary Ellen Elia says she’s fighting a proposal by her predecessor, now the federal education secretary, John King, to punish...

POV Documentary Blog

Featured Event: Yoga Behind Bars presents 'The Return'

Join the Yoga Behind Bars for a free screening of The Return.