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One More Ride: The Hoffman's Playland Story

Celebrate the history, nostalgia and memories of Hoffman's Playland.

One More Ride: The Hoffman's Playland Story

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Nine Long Days: TR's Journey to the White House

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Nine Long Days: TR's Journey to the White House

Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

Nine Long Days: TR's Journey to the White House

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Historic Views of the Spa City

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Historic Views of the Spa City

See the unique charms and timeless appeal of 'The Queen of Spas.'

Historic Views of the Spa City

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials The Albany Academies: A City and a School

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The Albany Academies: A City and a School

The Albany Academies have been producing leaders for 200 years.

The Albany Academies: A City and a School

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials The Longest Hurrah: The O’Connell-Corning Years

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The Longest Hurrah: The O’Connell-Corning Years

Learn the gripping story of Albany’s 'Mayor for Life' and his long-time party boss.

The Longest Hurrah: The O’Connell-Corning Years

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz

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Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz

Trace the life of Charles Proteus Steinmetz, 'The Wizard of Schenectady.'

Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz

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Hudson River Journeys

The history of the Hudson River of NY State reflects the history of our country.

Hudson River Journeys

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Sagamore Lodge: America's Great Camp

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Sagamore Lodge: America's Great Camp

The story of the development of William West Durant’s rustic Adirondack architecture.

Sagamore Lodge: America's Great Camp

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Matinee Memories: The Capital Region Goes to the Movies

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Matinee Memories: The Capital Region Goes to the Movies

Explore the history of the motion picture & how it evolved and impacted the Capital Region

Matinee Memories: The Capital Region Goes to the Movies

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Rediscovering the Light: Restoring New York’s Capitol

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Rediscovering the Light: Restoring New York’s Capitol

Document the final chapters in the story of the restoration of the New York State Capitol.

Rediscovering the Light: Restoring New York’s Capitol

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials William Kennedy's Prohibition Story

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William Kennedy's Prohibition Story

Pulitzer Prize-winner William Kennedy retells Prohibition era saga of Jack 'Legs' Diamond.

William Kennedy's Prohibition Story

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The New York Capitol Fire

The 1911 New York Capitol fire was the greatest library fire disaster of modern times.

The New York Capitol Fire

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Richard Dreyfuss on Civic EducationPassport

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Richard Dreyfuss on Civic Education

Actor and advocate Richard Dreyfuss accepts 2010 Empire State Archives and History Award.

Richard Dreyfuss on Civic Education

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story

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Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story

John's story teaches those with and without disabilities that we can achieve our goals.

Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Presidents in Our Backyard - Part 2

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Presidents in Our Backyard - Part 2

Facts and folklore behind the eight U.S. presidents with close ties to New York State.

Presidents in Our Backyard - Part 2

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials No Ordinary Lives: The War Years in Troy

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No Ordinary Lives: The War Years in Troy

Documentary explores World War II era service and sacrifice in Uncle Sam's hometown.

No Ordinary Lives: The War Years in Troy

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Presidents in Our Backyard - Part 1

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Presidents in Our Backyard - Part 1

Facts and folklore behind the eight U.S. presidents with close ties to New York State.

Presidents in Our Backyard - Part 1

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Remembering Downtown

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Remembering Downtown

Revisit the Tri-Cities at the heart of mid-century life in Albany, Schenectady and Troy.

Remembering Downtown

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials The Iron Horse in Schenectady: Locomotives for the World

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The Iron Horse in Schenectady: Locomotives for the World

The story of what once made Schenectady 'The City that Lights and Hauls the World.'

The Iron Horse in Schenectady: Locomotives for the World

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Historic Views of the Carpet City

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Historic Views of the Carpet City

Documentary explores the rich multicultural history of mill town Amsterdam, New York.

Historic Views of the Carpet City

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials From Ticonderoga to West Point

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From Ticonderoga to West Point

Visit sites along the Revolutionary War trail on New York State's eastern border.

From Ticonderoga to West Point

Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials Historic Views of the Collar City

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Historic Views of the Collar City

An absorbing account of one of America's great small cities throughout the years.

Historic Views of the Collar City

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Historic Views of the Electric City

Trace the story of Schenectady, New York from its origins in the Stockade to the present.

Historic Views of the Electric City