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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

FRONTLINE | From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

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Watch Tuesdays, December 23 & December 30, 2014 at 10pm | 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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Independent Lens | The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Watch Monday, December 22, 2014 at midnight | Witness Muhammad Ali’s toughest bout, his battle to overturn his prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service.

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Secrets of Highclere Castle

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Watch Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 10pm | See how life was – and is – lived in Highclere Castle, the stand-in for the fictional Downton Abbey.

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The Neighborhood That Disappeared

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Watch Monday, December 15, 2014 on WMHT WORLD | Unearth the story of the neighborhood that was demolished to create the South Mall.

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American Masters | Bing Crosby Rediscovered

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Watch Friday, December 26, 2014 at 9pm | Discover the life and legend of the entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, November 24, 2014 at midnight | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Al Capone: Icon

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Watch Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:30pm | Try to decide why Americans are fascinated by celebrity gangster Al Capone.

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FRONTLINE | Firestone & the Warlord

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Watch Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10pm | Investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.

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American Experience | Cold War Road Show

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Watch Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9pm | Revisit Nikita Khrushchev’s historic 1959 visit to America at the height of the Cold War.

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Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story

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Watch Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 9pm | Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.

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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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POV Documentary Blog

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