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History & Documentary Programs

Art in the Twenty-First Century | Season 8

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Watch Friday, September 16 at 9pm & Friday, September 23, 2016 from 9pm-11pm on WMHT-TV | ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY provides unparalleled access to the most innovative artists of our time, revealing how artists engage the culture around them and how art allows viewers to see the world in new ways.

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VOCES | Children of Giant

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Watch Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2pm on WMHT-TV | Explore the making of Giant and its powerful examination of Anglo/Mexican-American relations.

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FRONTLINE | A Subprime Education

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Watch Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Examine reports of predatory behavior and fraud in the troubled for-profit college industry.

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POV | All the Difference

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Watch Monday, September 12, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Accompany two African-American teens on their journey to achieve a dream of graduating from college.

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POV | Kingdom of Shadows

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Watch Monday, September 19, 2016 at midnight on WMHT-TV | Take an unflinching look at the hard choices and destructive consequences of the US-Mexico drug war.

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The Story of India

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Watch Sundays at 11pm, September 11 through September 25, 2016 on WMHT-TV | In this landmark six-part series for PBS and the BBC, Michael Wood embarks on a dazzling and exciting journey through today's India, "seeking in the present for clues to her past, and in the past for clues to her future."

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Royal Wives at War

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Watch Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Take a fresh look at the abdication crisis of 1936 through the eyes of the two women at its heart.

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Defying the Nazis | The Sharps' War

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Watch Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Ken Burns reveals American couple’s secret mission in 1939 to help refugees escape Nazis.

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The Contenders | 16 for '16

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Watch Tuesdays at 8pm, September 13 - November 1 on WMHT-TV | This eight-part series reveals the humanity, the twists of fate and the surprising mistakes behind 16 of the most compelling and tumultuous presidential campaigns in modern history.

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Preview Screening | Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose

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Join us for a free preview screening of Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:30pm.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Revisiting the Attica Uprising

It was 45 years ago this month that the state and nation's attention was captured by the prison uprising in the...

POV Documentary Blog

Women’s Rights Activist in China Takes on Officials Accused of Raping Young Girls—And Pays a Steep Price

POV documentary Hooligan Sparrow tells harrowing story of corruption and the woman who fought back—aided by social media and an intrepid young filmmaker A...