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History & Documentary Programs

FRONTLINE | From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

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Watch Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Chart the epic story of the rise of Christianity, from the life of Jesus to the period that followed his death.

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Secrets of the Dead | Van Gogh's Ear

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Watch Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 10pm on WMHT-TV | What did Vincent Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888, in the town of Arles?

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NOVA | Secrets of Noah's Ark

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Watch Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | In 1948, a British pilot serving in Iraq acquired a clay tablet with an intriguing, 3,700 year-old inscription.

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Visions of Italy, Southern Style

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Watch Friday, December 2 at 1pm & Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10am on WMHT-TV | Soar above the spectacular landscape of southern Italy, with aerial footage set to glorious music.

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Miss Fisher Uncovered

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Watch Saturday, November 26June 4, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Take a special look at our favorite female sleuth as she sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.

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The Longest Hurrah: The O’Connell-Corning Years

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Watch on WMHT-TV | This historic documentary tells the gripping story of Albany’s 'Mayor for Life,' Erastus Corning and long-time party boss, Dan O’Connell.

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African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

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Watch marathon Saturday, November 12, 2016 beginning at 9:30am on WMHT-TV | This six-hour series chronicles the full sweep of African-American history.

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Debt of Honor

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Watch Sunday, November 13, 2016 at noon on WMHT-TV |Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare through interviews with disabled veterans.

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American Masters | Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

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Watch on WMHT-TV | Laugh along as comedy giant Mel Brooks shares stories about his personal life and career.

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Alexander Hamilton's Albany: 16 Hamilton History Facts About the Capital Region

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Have the Hamilton fever that’s going around? We’ve compiled a list of 16 facts about Hamilton and Albany.

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

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