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History & Documentary Programs

The Human Face of Big Data

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Watch Wednesday, February 24 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Examine the promise and peril of the massive gathering and analysis of data.

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Bridging the Divide | Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race

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Watch Sunday February 14 at 1pm on WMHT TV | An examination of the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city with an overwhelmingly white majority

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Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels

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Watch Sunday, February 14, 2016 at noon on WMHT TV |Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels tells the story of the Amistad from a seldom-voiced perspective.

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The Hudson River School | Artistic Pioneers

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Watch Monday, February 15 at 10pm and Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT TV | The natural beauty of the Hudson River Valley, a picturesque section of New York State, has been called an American paradise.

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FRONTLINE | Chasing Heroin

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Watch Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Facing a heroin epidemic, America is experimenting with radical new approaches to the drug problem.

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American Masters | Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character

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Watch Friday, February 19, 2016 at 10pm | Salute the entertainer who was a one-woman army of comedic characters: Carol Burnett.

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American Masters | Carole King: Natural Woman

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Watch Friday, February 19, 2016 at 9pm & Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 3pm | Explore the hit singer-songwriter’s life and career from 1960s Brooklyn to ’70s California to now.

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The Lost Years of Zora Neale Hurston

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Watch Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 5pm | Explore a fascinating chapter in the life of an American literary icon.

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American Masters | B.B. King: The Life of Riley

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Watch Friday, February 12, 2016 at 9pm & Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 3pm | Explore B.B. King’s life and career through candid interviews with the blues legend and other stars.

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American Masters | Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

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Watch Friday, February 12, 2016 at 11pm | Experience guitarist Hendrix’s life and music through never-before-seen performances and interviews.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

A look back at Hillary Clinton's U.S. Senate run

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365653334/This coming Monday's Iowa Caucus marks the official start of the presidential sweepstakes. Hillary Clinton is once again the...

POV Documentary Blog

POV Secures U.S. Broadcast Rights to Academy Award®-Nominated Documentary 'The Look of Silence,' to Air on PBS in 2016

Film by Joshua Oppenheimer is a companion to his Oscar-nominated film about Indonesian genocide 'The Act of Killing,' presented by POV in 2014