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Rediscovering the Light: Restoring New York’s Capitol

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Document the final chapters in the story of the restoration of the NY State Capitol - a national historic landmark and one of the state's most iconic structures. Witness the results of efforts to restore the massive skylights & laylights above the Assembly and Senate staircases, the completion of the magnificent slate and red terra cotta roof, Tower Hall, & the reopening of the Hall of Governors.

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SPAC at 50

Commemorate 50 years of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center!

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SPAC at 50

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Frederic Church's Olana: An American Treasure

Explore Olana, the home and studio of Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church.

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Frederic Church's Olana: An American Treasure

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Luke Russert Remembers Meeting Mario

Luke Russert, son of Tim Russert, recalls meeting Mario Cuomo at the State Capitol.

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Luke Russert Remembers Meeting Mario

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Mario Cuomo Calls into Local Telethon

John McLoughlin explains how his station’s annual telethon would get a call from Cuomo.

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Mario Cuomo Calls into Local Telethon

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Brodsky and Mario Battle on the Hardwood

Richard Brodsky recalls Cuomo challenging him to a game of one-on-one basketball.

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Brodsky and Mario Battle on the Hardwood

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Harold Holzer on Cuomo’s Flying Tackle

Harold Holzer describes what Mario Cuomo did the night of a primary debate.

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Harold Holzer on Cuomo’s Flying Tackle

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Video thumbnail: WMHT Specials The Mohawk Giants | Breaking Barriers

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The Mohawk Giants | Breaking Barriers

Negro League baseball players helped open doors to African American athletes.

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The Mohawk Giants | Breaking Barriers

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The Mohawk Giants | Diversity

Negro League Baseball helped increase the diversity of Schenectady's population.

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The Mohawk Giants | Diversity

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The Schuyler Flatts Burial Project | Burial

A burial ceremony is held for the remains of 14 formerly enslaved Africans.

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The Schuyler Flatts Burial Project | Burial

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The Schuyler Flatts Burial Project | Memorial

In 2005, the remains of more than a dozen 18th Century African slaves were found buried.

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The Schuyler Flatts Burial Project | Memorial

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Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose | Trailer

Premieres Monday, October 3, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV.

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Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose | Trailer

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Behind the Lights | Preview

Premieres Winter 2017 on WMHT-TV.

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Behind the Lights | Preview

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SPAC at 50 | Preview

Premieres Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:30pm on WMHT-TV and wmht.org. Encore 9pm on WMHT-TV.

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SPAC at 50 | Preview

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Frederic Church's Olana: An American Treasure | Preview

Premieres Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7:30pm on WMHT-TV.

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Frederic Church's Olana: An American Treasure | Preview

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