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History & Documentary Programs

FRONTLINE | Secret History of Isis

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Watch Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Get the inside story of the creation of ISIS and learn how the U.S. missed the many warning signs.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | Season 3

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Watch on WMHT TV | In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware in history. This series includes episodes on Hitler's Megasubs, Blitzkrieg warfare and fortifications on The Channel Islands.

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FRONTLINE | Benghazi in Crisis

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Watch Tuesday, May 2, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Follow a journalist on the ground in war-torn Benghazi, besieged by ISIS and warring militias.

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Treblinka's Last Witness

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Watch Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 4pm on WMH TV | Told without dramatization, “Treblinka’s Last Witness” is an unvarnished tale of extraordinary intensity, a true page-turner carried along on its own raw power.

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Secrets of the Dead | Jamestown’s Dark Winter

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Watch Tuesday, May 31 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Follow forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets.

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PBS’ Summer Programming Features Comprehensive Election Coverage, New and Returning Drama Series, and Olympic-Themed Specials

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– Other Highlights Include Fresh Sunday Night Lineup, And New Science Series With Stephen Hawking –

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A Gathering of Heroes

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Watch Sunday, May 29 at 11pm and Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:30pm on WMHT TV | A GATHERING OF HEROES recounts the touching and inspirational story of World War II veterans from Indiana who embarked on a cross-country trek to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorial which honors their sacrifice.

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Heroes on Deck | World War II on Lake Michigan

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7pm on WMHT TV | Heroes on Deck brings to life a vital chapter of American history.

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Into Harm's Way

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Watch Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT TV | The Class of 1967 ultimately paid a heavy price in the Vietnam War; 30 of its young men died in combat, while countless others sustained injuries, both physical and psychological, destined to follow them for decades to come.

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American Masters | The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End

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Watch Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Discover the story behind the country music supergroup via new interviews and vintage performances.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

New Regents Chancellor Expresses Doubt in Worth of Current Standardized Tests

The newly elected Chancellor to the Board of Regents, Betty Rosa , expressed grave doubts about the state’s use of...

POV Documentary Blog

Is Seeing Believing? The New Documentaries Challenging Reality

There's more than meets the eye in these new nonfiction films.