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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

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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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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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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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 | John O'Neill, the FBI's expert on Al Qaeda, warned of its threat. But his maverick style doomed his career.

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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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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

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