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PBS to Broadcast "America: A Tribute to Heroes" National Telethon, Friday, September 21

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PBS will join with other networks in presenting "America: A Tribute to Heroes" Friday night from 9-11pm, live on the East Coast and in central time zones, and air tape-delayed on the West Coast. Check local listings.

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PBS Schedules Special "America Responds" Programming as Part of Its Ongoing Coverage of This Week's Events Friday

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AMERICA RESPONDS: A SPECIAL REPORT, bringing in live conversations with guests from around the country discussing the cultural and historical impact of the national crisis, will air on Friday, September 14 from 9-10 p.m. (check local listings).

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PBS Preempts Primetime Schedule for In-Depth Coverage and Analysis of Terrorist Assault, "America Responds"

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PBS will provide nightly coverage and analysis of the terrorist attacks on the United States with "America Responds."

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CPB and PBS Announce First Producers Academy Fellows (September 6, 2001)

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Continuing its quest to nurture public television's next generation of creative talent, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced the first five Producers Academy Fellows, selected from more than one hundred applicants.

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PBS 2001-2002 Season Celebrates the Diversity of America

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PBS's 2001-2002 season lineup features an array of programming that builds on public broadcasting's commitment to ethnic diversity in content and services.

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Meryl Streep Salutes Teachers and Students in "Back To School" Week on PBS Starting September 3

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"I believe teachers are heroes. It's time we recognize the importance of these people who, despite countless obstacles and hardships, choose to teach . . . because they believe they can change the world, one mind at a time."

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PBS Breaks Out New Programming Genre With "Life 360" on Friday Nights at 9:00 P.M.

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It was one of the greatest sea battles of World War II, ending in the destruction of two of the world's mightiest warships and the loss of almost 3,500 lives.

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PBS Partners With Channel 4 in Unprecedented Expedition to Find Sunken World War II Battleships "Hood" and "Bismarck" for New Specials Beginning Oct. 31

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It was one of the greatest sea battles of World War II, ending in the destruction of two of the world's mightiest warships and the loss of almost 3,500 lives. Now, 60 years later, PBS has partnered with England's Channel 4 in an extraordinarily ambitious expedition to find Great Britain's HMS Hood and Germany's Bismarck for two new television specials.

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PBS to Launch 'American Family,' First Latino Drama on Broadcast Television, in January 2002 (July 27, 2001)

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Principal funding for the series is being provided by PBS and CPB and Fox Television Studios. Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution will distribute the series internationally.

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From The Genesis of Early Man to the Genius of a Modern Woman, PBS Unveils New Documentary Programs

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PBS unveiled two new upcoming documentary programs today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena: THE JOURNEY OF MAN, a fascinating examination of early man's migrations across the continents, and EINSTEIN'S WIFE, a documentary-drama about the woman who played a crucial, yet virtually unknown role in devising the scientific theory that rocked the world.

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PBS Online Again Wins 'Webby' Award For Best TV Site

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For the third time, PBS ONLINE has picked up one of the Internet's most esteemed awards -- a Webby, known as the "Oscars of the Web." PBS.org won its Webby in the TV category in ceremonies held in San Francisco yesterday.

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PBS, CPB and CARLTON International Establish New $20 Million Production Fund

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) are joining forces with Carlton International Media to establish a new programming production fund that will add $20 million to the PBS National Program Schedule over the next three years.

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PBS Goes Local With The Award-Winning Kids Series "ZOOM"

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PBS is moving full speed ahead with plans to localize the award-winning interactive daily kids series ZOOM. Since announcing the ZOOM local/national initiative in October 2000, PBS has selected 40 member stations to participate in the pilot project.

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Meryl Streep Introduces "Back To School" Programming on PBS in September

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PBS and Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep will team up for special week-long "Back to School" programming highlighting public education beginning Labor Day.

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PBS and NPR Team Up to Produce a New Television Initiative

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR) will collaborate to develop and produce a new television initiative with a working title of PUBLIC SQUARE. The announcement was made today by Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS, and Kevin Klose, president and CEO of NPR, at the PBS Annual Meeting.

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