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PBS Announces Breakthough, Local/National, Videostreaming Resource: American Field Guide

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)today announce the creation of AMERICAN FIELD GUIDE - an unprecedented initiative for local/national online programming.

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Stephan Knobloch Promoted to Senior Director of PBS TeacherLine

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Stephan F. Knobloch, manager of the Public Broadcasting Service's Technology Certificate Program, has been promoted to senior director of PBS TeacherLine, an innovative Web-based professional development service that prepares educators, as well as educators-in-training, for teaching and learning in a digital environment.

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Public TV Veteran Bea Morse Promoted to Senior Director, PBS Broadcast Operations

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Bea Morse, director of the DTV strategic services group for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), has been appointed senior director of broadcast operations, announced Ed Caleca, senior vice president of technology and operations at PBS.

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Former Rep. John Porter Elected to PBS Board

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Former Congressman John E. Porter (R-Ill.) has been elected to serve as a director of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The announcement was made yesterday at the PBS board of directors meeting in Santa Barbara, California.

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Discovery Communications Executive to Oversee PBS's Content-Related Revenue-Generating Activities

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Longtime business development executive Judy Harris, currently senior vice president and general manager of consumer and educational products for Discovery Communications, has been named executive vice president of PBS Businesses at the Public Broadcasting Service, announced PBS president and CEO Pat Mitchell today.

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Public Broadcasters' Response to FCC Rulemaking on Digital Must-Carry

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We are pleased that the Commission has moved forward on digital television issues, and are especially grateful that three Commissioners indicated their support for public television's digital services. Nonetheless, we have some concerns about the Commission's must-carry ruling.

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Academy Award®-Winning Film "Schindler's List" To Air On PBS April 19 And 21 For Holocaust Remembrance Day

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One of the most honored films of all time, Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, from Amblin Entertainment and Universal Pictures, will be broadcast on PBS in recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, April 19 (repeating on Saturday, April 21), it was announced today by Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of PBS.

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PBS and NPR Announce Landmark Collaboration

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National Public Radio (NPR) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced a landmark, on-air and online strategic alliance that will expand the range of their programming.

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PBS Presents Bill Moyers Investigative Report On The Chemical Industry, New Arts, History And Religion Programs

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A groundbreaking investigative report on the chemical industry by Bill Moyers is part of PBS's new programming slate, as well as a cutting-edge series on the arts around America, an in-depth look at the astonishing life of Ben Franklin, and an intimate portrait of a Protestant congregation.

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"Public Square," A Multi-Media Collaboration Of PBS And CPB, To Create A "National Conversation" On Topics Ranging From Politics To Popular Culture

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Public Square (w.t.), a major new multi-media endeavor of public broadcasting organizations, is currently in development, announced Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and Robert Coonrod, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

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PBS Unveils New Limited Series For Teens, Documentary On Sigmund Freud's Early Life, And Conclusion To "New York"

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Underscoring its commitment to programming geared to teens, PBS today unveiled a new 13-part documentary series, SENIOR YEAR, filmed in one of the most diverse high schools in Los Angeles. Also announced were a new series on Sigmund Freud's early life from award-winning producer David Grubin and the much-anticipated conclusion to Ric Burns' NEW YORK.

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PBS To Provide Digital Public TV Stations With Inauguration Coverage In High-Definition Television

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), WETA/Washington, DC, KCTS/Seattle and NHK of Japan will provide the 26 digital PBS stations nationwide with live, high-definition (HDTV) coverage of the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect George W. Bush and Vice President-elect Richard Cheney on Saturday, January 20.

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Trisha Creekmore Joins PBS Interactive As Editorial Director Of PBS.org

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Trisha Creekmore, a former interactive executive producer with Discovery Communications' Discovery.com, has been appointed editorial director of PBS.org, the popular, award-winning Web site of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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