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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.Read More
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.Read More
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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.Read More