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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, FRONTLINE and JACKIE ROBINSON Win Writers Guild Awards

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On Sunday, February 19 winners of the 69th Annual Writers Guild Awards were announced from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and the Edison Ballroom in New York City. PBS programs were honored with three awards, including one tie between two FRONTLINE programs. See below for the full list of PBS winners.

Click here for the complete list of WGA winners.

PBS congratulates our writers and programs on their wins!

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Command and Control”
Telescript by Robert Kenner & Eric Schlosser, Story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts; Based on the book Command and Control by Eric Schlosser; American Experience Films

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – CURRENT EVENTS (Tie)
FRONTLINE “The Choice 2016”
Written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser; PBS

FRONTLINE “Inside Assad's Syria”
Written by Martin Smith; PBS

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS
JACKIE ROBINSON “Part One”
Written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns; PBS