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Recent Press Releases

PBS Digital Studios Serves Up New Original Series, GOOD GUMBO, Showcasing the South’s Rich Food and Heritage

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PBS Digital Studios is launching a new food-focused YouTube channel, PBS Zest, with GOOD GUMBO, an original series on the cultural roots of the most popular dishes in Louisiana and the Deep South.

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PBS Launches New National Storytelling Project, PBS American Portrait, Exploring What it Really Means to be an American Today

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PBS today announced the launch of a new multiplatform experience that will allow people throughout the country to participate in a national conversation about what it really means to be an American today.

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PBS Shines Light on Health with Spring Slate

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PBS today announced a new spring programming line-up that will shine a light on health and the challenges and diseases that sometimes stand in the way.

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PBS Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Vote with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “The Vote,” Along With Multiplatform Content Honoring Suffragists, Feminist Leaders and Modern-Day Changemakers

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In the summer of 2020, PBS will launch a slate of multiplatform content to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. PBS will honor and commemorate those who fought for women’s suffrage in the U.S., the feminist movement throughout the 20th century, and the stories of modern women who continue to shatter the glass ceiling and transform modern history.

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PBS Kicks Off 50th Anniversary

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Today, at the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger reflected on the organization’s storied history and shared plans for the year ahead.

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