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American Experience | The Perfect Crime

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Watch Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Re-examine the shocking story of Leopold and Loeb, who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.

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American Experience | Murder of a President

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Watch Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Follow the life of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.

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American Experience | Bonnie & Clyde

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Watch Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in US history.

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American Experience | The Mine Wars

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Watch Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Go inside the bitter battle to unionize coal miners at the dawn of the 20th century.

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American Experience | Ripley: Believe It Or Not

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Premieres Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | This is the story of the man who popularized the iconic phrase and proof of why we still can’t resist his challenge to “Believe it—or not!”

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American Experience: War of the Worlds

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Watch Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Relive Orson Welles’ infamous radio dramatization 75 years after the mass hysteria event it spawned.

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American Experience | The Forgotten Plague

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Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Learn more about tuberculosis, the deadliest killer in human history.

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American Experience | The Pilgrims

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Watch Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV | Explore the harrowing truths behind the Pilgrims’ story and the myths of Thanksgiving.

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American Experience | American Comandante

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Watch Thursday, November 17, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Meet William Morgan, the larger-than-life American who rose to power in Cuba during the revolution.

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American Experience | Walt Disney

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Watch Sunday, September 20, 2015 at noon on WMHT TV | See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy.

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

New York NOW: Education & History

A look back at Hillary Clinton's U.S. Senate run

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365653334/This coming Monday's Iowa Caucus marks the official start of the presidential sweepstakes. Hillary Clinton is once again the...

POV Documentary Blog

'Lost Boys of Sudan' Illuminates Refugees' Challenges After a Safe Arrival

'Lost Boys of Sudan' (POV 2004) follows two young Dinka refugees, Peter and Santino, through their first year in America. Their struggle asks us to rethink what it...