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PBS Democratic Presidential Debate 2016, a PBS Newshour special

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Watch Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Tune in for the first Democratic presidential debate following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.

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PBS Newshour and Facebook announce social partnership for February 11 Democratic Primary Debate

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The PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate, which is part of the PBS Election 2016 lineup, will be broadcast nationwide on PBS stations and stream live at www.pbs.org/newshour.

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State of the Union 2016

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Watch Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | PBS will provide live coverage from PBS NEWSHOUR of President Obama's speech and the Republican response, along with PBS NEWSHOUR analysis, Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 9/8c.

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FRONTLINE | Supplements and Safety

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Watch Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | FRONTLINE investigates the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with only limited FDA oversight.

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FRONTLINE | Escaping Isis

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Watch Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 10pm | Reveals gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the group’s brutal reign.

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FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch December 2015 on WMHT TV & World TV | In a special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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America After Charleston

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Watch Monday, September 21, 2015 at 9pm | Join a town hall meeting to explore issues ignited by the killing of nine parishioners by a gunman.

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FRONTLINE | My Brother's Bomber

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Watch starting Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 10pm | This emotional and suspenseful three-part series looks to figure out who was really responsible for one of the worst terrorist attacks on Americans before 9/11

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FRONTLINE | Gunned Down

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

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FRONTLINE | Drug Lord: The Legend of Shorty

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Watch Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 10pm | Follow two filmmakers who set out to interview El Chapo Guzmán, leader of a major drug cartel.

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

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