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John S. Domaschko Elected to PBS Board of Directors

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John Domaschko, President of the consulting firm MC Squared Inc., and a Board member and past Chair of PBS member licensee Kentucky Educational Television, has been elected to the PBS Board as a General Director. His four-year term begins immediately.

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National Roper Poll Ranks PBS As Leader In Public Trust For Third Consecutive Year

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For the third consecutive year, a Roper Public Affairs & Media poll shows Americans consider PBS the nation's most trusted institution among nationally known organizations.

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PBS to Offer Special Programming for Black History Month

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PBS Names Paula Kerger New President and CEO

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Paula A. Kerger, a top executive at New York's Educational Broadcasting Corporation, licensee of Thirteen/WNET and WLIW New York � two of the nation's largest public television stations � will become the Public Broadcasting Service's sixth president and chief executive officer on March 13, the PBS Board of Directors announced today.

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PBS KIDS® Launches Search for Preschool Host

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Following the recent announcement of its new five-year initiative entitled PBS KIDS Next Generation Media, PBS has launched a nationwide search for the host of its new preschool multi-platform destination, one of the cornerstone components of the Next Generation initiative.

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A Wranglin' Roundup of Wild West Programming This Spring on PBS

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Saddle up, partners, as PBS presents the heroes and the hardships of the Old (and not so old) West with a series of programs that explore life on the American frontier, as well as the legends and lore that persist today.

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Eyes on the Prize, Produced by Blackside, Returns to PBS on American Experience

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PBS, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, and Blackside today announced the return of the award-winning "Eyes on the Prize," a landmark series documenting the history of the civil rights movement. Originally broadcast on PBS in 1987, "Eyes on the Prize" will air on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in fall 2006 as part of the series' 19th season.

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NOVA scienceNOW Names Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson as New Host for Science Magazine Series in 2006

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NOVA scienceNOW has named Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, respected scientist, author, and director of the Hayden Planetarium in the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History, to host the critically acclaimed science magazine series with the launch of its second season, senior executive producer Paula S. Apsell announced today.

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PBS and Thirteen/WNET New York Crank Up the Laugh Machine in An Unprecedented Chronicle of American Comedy

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PBS announced today the start of production on MAKE 'EM LAUGH: THE FUNNY BUSINESS OF AMERICA, a new historical documentary series chronicling more than a century of American comedy, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York and Ghost Light Films.

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PBS and WGBH Boston Announce "New Orleans"

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, PBS' celebrated documentary series produced at WGBH Boston, today announced production of a film about New Orleans, covering nearly a century of the city's history, from Reconstruction through school desegregation and the civil rights movement.

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PBS Commits to Seasons Five And Six of Wide Angle, The Emmy Award-Winning Series of In-Depth Documentaries About Stories That Are Shaping the World Today

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has announced it will provide support for the next two seasons of WIDE ANGLE, the award-winning series that gives American viewers unique insight into international issues and events.

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PBS to Launch Blog Examining How New Forms of Media are Transforming Our Lives

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PBS this week unveils a new blog called MediaShift, which will explore how new forms of digital media are dramatically changing American society and culture. MediaShift debuts January 18 at www.pbs.org/mediashift.

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The Supreme Court: First Major Series to Examine America's Highest Court to Air on PBS During 2006-07 Season

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Perhaps no institution has been the subject of more drama, controversy and debate than The United States Supreme Court. The site of immense power and considerable mystery, America's final court of appeal has helped author the history of America.

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