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FRONTLINE | Putin’s Way

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Watch Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10pm | Examine the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Putin’s reign in Russia.

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Governor Cuomo’s Inauguration Ceremony

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Watch Thursday, January 1, 2015 at noon on WMHT WORLD.

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FRONTLINE | Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

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Watch Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 10pm | Examine why, despite the national trauma over gun violence, Washington hasn’t acted.

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How We Live: The Fabric of Upstate Life

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Discussions around a series of public opinion surveys conducted by Siena Research for the Times Union.

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FRONTLINE | The Rise of ISIS

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Watch Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 10pm | Investigate the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS.

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Election '14: The Race for Governor

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Watch the full debate online | Our sister station WNED in Buffalo hosted the Gubernatorial Debate live.

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FRONTLINE | Losing Iraq

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Watch Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10pm | Trace the U.S. role in Iraq from the 2003 invasion to the current violence.

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Gibson, Eldridge debate at WMHT

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Rep. Chris Gibson and Sean Eldridge debate live at WMHT studios October 16, 2014 at 8pm.

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FRONTLINE | The Trouble With Antibiotics

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Watch Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10pm | Track the use of antibiotics in food animals and if it’s fueling antibiotic resistance in people.

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Congressman Paul Tonko and Mr. Jim Fischer Debate on WMHT TV

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Democratic Congressman Paul Tonko and Republican challenger Jim Fischer will debate live on WMHT-TV as they seek to win the 20th Congressional District seat.

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Discussion around the themes presented in the P.O.V. documentary 'American Promise.'

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