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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 any of the following programs to watch their respective previews.

History & Documentary Programs

Shakespeare Uncovered Season 2

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Watch Fridays January 30 – February 13, 2015 at 9pm & 10pm | Join six famous hosts to learn the stories behind the stories of the Bard’s greatest plays.

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Italian Americans of New York & New Jersey

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Watch Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 10am | Celebrate the lives, achievements and rich diversity of the members of the local Italian American communities.

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The Italian Americans

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Watch Tuesdays, February 17 & 24, 2015 at 9pm | Trace the evolution of Italian Americans from the late 19th century to the present day.

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Secrets of the Dead | Ben Franklin’s Bones

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Watch Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 10pm | Learn why Franklin held human skeletal remains in the basement of his British residence.

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Lower Lancaster Street

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Watch February 1, 2015 at 3:30pm | The gentrification of a rundown block in Albany that was being taken over by the middle-class at the expense of the working-class and the unemployed.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | The SS

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Watch Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 10pm | Learn how Hitler’s body guard grows into a machine that controls of every aspect of the Third Reich.

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Rediscovering the Light: Restoring New York’s Capitol

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Watch Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 1pm | This film documents the final chapters in the story of the restoration of the New York State Capitol.

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American Experience | Edison

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Watch Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9pm | Examine the life of the man who would be remembered as the genius who created the modern world.

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Independent Lens | A Path Appears

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Watch Mondays, January 26 - February 9, 2015 at 10pm | Three-part series about activists fighting gender oppression in the U.S. and the world. 

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The March

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Watch Monday, January 19, 2015 at 10pm | Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

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Governor Cuomo delivered his joint State of the State and budget message, proposing a $141.6 billion spending plan that in part sets up a show down with teachers and e...

POV Documentary Blog

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Join us for a free screening on Capitol Hill this Monday. For Black History Month in February, check out POV films hi...