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PBS KIDS® SHARE THE EARTH DAY

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PBS KIDS is celebrating the Earth with "PBS KIDS Share the Earth Day," a special programming and online event on Tuesday, April 22 (check local listings). Curious George, Clifford, Arthur and an all new episode of SUPER WHY will explore fun and engaging ways to keep the planet beautiful.

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STATEMENT OF PBS PRESIDENT AND CEO PAULA KERGER REGARDING WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY JR. (February 27, 2008)

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William F. Buckley Jr. will be remembered for setting the standard for intelligent discourse in broadcasting through his work on "Firing Line." Mr. Buckley's eloquence, wit and wisdom made "Firing Line" required viewing, no matter your point of view.

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PBS Announces Plan for DTV Transition Consumer Awareness Campaign

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As America draws closer to the analog shutoff date of February 17, 2009, PBS will launch a consumer awareness campaign to help viewers navigate the conversion to digital television.

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PBS Update Regarding New York Times Article, “Is PBS Still Necessary”

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On February 17, the New York Times published an essay headlined "Is PBS Still Necessary?" This 1,200-word article by Charles McGrath suggests PBS�s glory days are over and that cable networks provide the same kind of quality programming that viewers find on public television

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PBS OFFERS MUSIC AND DANCE LOVERS EXCITING NEW PERFORMANCE SPECIALS THROUGHOUT MARCH AND APRIL

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Viewers looking for new music programming will find exciting performances included in the PBS March 2008 line-up. From a happy, noisy family reunion concert with the Osmonds to a moving performance documentary from the Clash to an Oscar-nominated version of Peter and the Wolf, March programming has something for every music lover.

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PBS TeacherLine® Offers Schools and Districts Option to License Award-Winning Online Professional Development Courses

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PBS TeacherLine, the premier provider of online professional development courses for educators, announces today the launch of its new program Course Licensing for Schools and Districts.

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PBS TeacherLine® Introduces Courses to Help Teachers Support English Language Learners in the Classroom

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PBS TeacherLine, the premier provider of online professional development courses for educators, introduces a new collection of courses that focuses on the unique educational needs of English language learners (ELL).

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PBS Statement in Response to Administration’s Proposed Public Broadcasting Cuts in FY 2009 Budget

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DONALD A. BAER, VETERAN MEDIA AND STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS EXPERT, APPOINTED TO PBS FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Donald A. Baer, a distinguished media and strategic communications professional, was appointed to the PBS Foundation Board of Directors, as announced today by PBS President & CEO, Paula Kerger.

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PBS, LOCAL STATIONS LAUNCH ITUNES U CONTENT

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Teachers, students and lifelong learners now have a new source for free, educational multimedia, as PBS and local PBS stations KQED (San Francisco), WETA (Washington, D.C.), WGBH (Boston) and WNET (New York) begin offering high-quality video clips and other educational resources on iTunes U, a dedicated area of the iTunes Store showcasing educational content.

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PBS ANNOUNCES NEW SERIES “CLICK & CLACK’S AS THE WRENCH TURNS” LAUNCHES IN SUMMER 2008

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PBS confirmed today the title of its first-ever animated primetime series, a spin-off of Tom and Ray Magliozzi’s hit NPR show “Car Talk.” Tom and Ray announced the title on their Saturday, January 26 program, saying they had lured submissions with the misleading promise of everlasting fame.

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PBS Veteran Gwendolyn C. Wood Resigns Following Nearly Three Decades of Dedicated Service

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Wayne Godwin, PBS Chief Operating Officer, today announced the resignation of Gwendolyn C. Wood, Vice President, Distribution & Operations, whose distinguished career at PBS lasted nearly 27 years.

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PBS KIDS GO!sm IS THE “PRIMARY” CHOICE FOR KIDS’ PROGRAMMING ON PRESIDENTS’ DAY

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This Presidents' Day, PBS KIDS GO! is the best candidate for fun and educational elementary school-age kids' programming.

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PBS ENHANCES CONTENT OFFERING ON ITS POPULAR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

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PBS today announced it will be adding more video content - including selected online-only features, program excerpts and extended previews from its award-winning series and specials - to its official YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/pbs).

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PBS LAUNCHES PBS KIDS PLAY! BETA TEST

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Beginning today, PBS is opening the beta test for a new Internet-based educational service designed to provide children ages 3 to 6 with a comprehensive early childhood curriculum.

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