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History & Documentary Programs

Spillover – Zika, Ebola & Beyond

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Premiering Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11pm on WMHT-TV | Documentary investigates the rise and spread of viruses worldwide and how to stop the next pandemic.

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American Experience | The Presidents

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Watch August 2016 on WMHT-TV | 20th century biographies that offer an intimate and compelling look at the men who have defined and re-defined the modern presidency.

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JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

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Watch Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Discover how LBJ worked behind the scenes to ensure JFK’s legacy and transformed America.

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9/11 Inside the Pentagon

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Watch Tuesday, September 9, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Hear the rarely told stories of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon, in which 184 people died.

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PBS to Air 9/11 INSIDE THE PENTAGON on 15TH Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks

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Documentary Reveals Little-Known Stories of the Attack on the Pentagon and the Courage, Perseverance and Heroism That Kept the Nation’s Defense Headquarters Operating

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Ballyfin | Portrait of an Irish Country House

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Watch Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Hear the story of the rise, decline, and rebirth of one of Ireland's architectural treasures.

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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

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Watch Sundays at 3:30pm, July 24 & 31, 2016 on WMHT-TV | Follow Lewis and Clark’s 19th-century voyage of danger and discovery from St. Louis to the Pacific.

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Fifth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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The Festival Returns to PBS and Station Branded Digital Platforms July 11-29

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Liberty or Death

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Watch Friday, July 1, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT WORLD | Patrick Henry's impassioned plea at the second Virginia Convention of 1775, "Give me liberty or give me death," defined the American Revolution.

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Lafayette: The Lost Hero

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Watch Friday, July 1, 2016 at 7pm on WMHT WORLD | The story of the Marquis de Lafayette and his quest to bring democracy to America and France.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

Rural schools worry about future school funding

It’s summer vacation for school children, leaders of New York’s rural schools are worrying about the new school year, and say they are squeezed by a tax cap and other...

POV Documentary Blog

Doc Memo: Mexico's Revolutionary Female Filmmakers, VHS VCR Production to Cease

POV's daily list of essential reading for the documentary and independent filmmaking community.