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News & Public Affairs

PBS Newshour Election Night Coverage

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Watch Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 8pm on WMHT-TV | Watch live coverage of election results, co-anchored by managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff.

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21st Congressional District Seat Debate

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Watch Monday, October 24, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, Democratic candidate Mike Derrick, and Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello will square off in a debate as candidates to represent New York's 21st congressional district in Congress. The debate will be held at Mountain Lake PBS and broadcasted on WMHT-TV.

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FRONTLINE | Growing Up Trans

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Watch Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Explore the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents.

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20th Congressional District Seat Debate

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Veteran Capital Region Congressman Paul Tonko (D-Amsterdam) will debate Republican challenger Joe Vitollo for the 20th Congressional District Seat.

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19th Congressional District Seat Debate

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A live debate between congressional candidates Zephyr Teachout and John Faso.

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PBS Newshour Debates 2016: A Special Report

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Watch on WMHT-TV | The NEWSHOUR presents live coverage and analysis of the presidential and vice presidential candidates’ debates.

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PBS Newshour Coverage of the Republican & Democratic Conventions

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PBS NewsHour will combine forces with NPR News to co-produce and broadcast joint, live, prime time coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention July 18 – 21 in Cleveland and the 2016 Democratic National Convention July 25 – 28 in Philadelphia.

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America in Black & Blue

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Watch Friday, July 15, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | PBS presents AMERICA IN BLACK & BLUE, A PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND SPECIAL, addressing the early July incidents in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and Dallas, and the interaction between police interaction between police and communities of color.

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FRONTLINE | Putin’s Way

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Watch Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 10pm | Examine the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Putin’s reign in Russia.

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PBS NewsHour | Super Tuesday 2016

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Watch Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 11pm on WMHT TV | Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff for PBS NewsHour's special coverage of SuperTuesday.

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

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