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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

FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10pm at 9pm | In a special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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America After Ferguson

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Watch Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8pm | Join a town hall meeting to explore complex issues surrounding Michael Brown’s death in Missouri.

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FRONTLINE | Ebola Outbreak

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Watch Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10pm | Follow health officials tracking the deadly Ebola outbreak and trying to stop its rampant spread.

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FRONTLINE | Separate and Unequal

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Watch Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10pm | Examine the comeback of segregation in America, with a focus on Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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FRONTLINE | Syria’s Second Front

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Watch Monday, July 28, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | Venture into the Syrian war zone with rebel forces trying to battle extremist Islamic factions.

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FRONTLINE | To Catch a Trader

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Watch Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 10pm | Track an ongoing seven-year investigation into the largest insider trading scandal in U.S. history.

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FRONTLINE | Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria

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Watch Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 10pm | Examine the deep-seeded hatreds between rivals in Ukraine and hear from Syrian rebel fighters.

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FRONTLINE | United States of Secrets

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Watch Tuesdays, May 13 & 20 2014 at 10pm | Learn how the U.S. government came to monitor the communications of millions of Americans.

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FRONTLINE | TB Silent Killer

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Watch Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 10pm | Hear heart-wrenching stories of the spread of tuberculosis, often drug-resistant, around the world.

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

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