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From breaking news to thought-provoking journalism and documentaries, WMHT is your destination for news and public affairs. View program previews and press releases below, or view program descriptions for our many news and public affairs programs.

News & Public Affairs

New York NOW Education Special

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New York NOW hosted a discussion based on the issues featured in the POV film American Promise.

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Cuomo's 2014 State of the State

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Watch the full 2014 State of the State Address.

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President Obama’s State of the Union Address

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Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill to co-anchor live coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union Address and the Republican Response.

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FRONTLINE | The Retirement Gamble

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Watch Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10pm | Learn how fees, self-dealing and kickbacks profit Wall Street while imperiling our savings.

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FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch Tuesday October, 8 2013 at 9pm | In a special two-part investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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Charlie Rose Interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

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Monday, September 9, at 9 p.m. in a special presentation.

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PBS NewsHour Weekend

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PBS NewsHour is coming to weekends! The program will premiere Saturday September 7, 2013 at 5:30pm on WMHT TV.

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Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff as Co-Anchors

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PBS NewsHour names Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff co-anchors and managing editors.

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Independent Lens | The Island President

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Watch April 23, 2013 at 12am | See how President Mohamed Nasheed is trying to prevent the drowning of 385,000 Maldivians.

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FRONTLINE | Syria Behind the Lines

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Watch April 9, 2013 at 10pm | Witness the devastating effect of the religious feud that’s shaping Syria’s future.

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

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