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Independent Lens | Dogtown Redemption

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Watch Monday, May 16, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Dogtown Redemption follows the lives of three of these people over the course of seven years: an ultimate recycling hustler, a former minister who struggles with his own fall from grace, and the daughter of a prominent Korean.

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Independent Lens | My Nazi Legacy

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Watch Monday, May 2, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | My Nazi Legacy explores the relationship between two men, each the sons of high-ranking Nazi officials, and internationally renowned British human rights lawyer Philippe Sands, whose family perished in the Holocaust.

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Independent Lens | Democrats

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Watch Monday, April 18, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Democrats follows two political operatives in Zimbabwe who have been appointed to lead the creation of a new constitution after years of corrupt leadership.

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Independent Lens | Welcome to Leith

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Watch Monday, April 4, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb.

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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

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Watch Monday, February 15, 2016 at midnight | This film follows the journey of Whitney M. Young, Jr. from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League.

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Independent Lens | Wilhemina's War

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Watch Monday, February 29, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Wilhemina’s War is the story of Wilhemina Dixon, an uneducated daughter of sharecroppers who becomes a force in her family’s fight for survival from HIV and AIDS.

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Independent Lens | A Ballerina's Tale

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Watch at midnight on Monday, February 8 and Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT TV | Follow Misty Copeland's journey from the triumph to injury.

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Independent Lens | East of Salinas

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Watch Monday, December 28 at 12am on WMHT TV | Meet José, a bright third grader, and his dedicated teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, December 14, 2015 at midnight on WMHT TV. | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Independent Lens | India's Daughter

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Watch Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Learn how the harrowing rape and murder of a young Indian woman sparked an international movement.

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

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

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