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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Presents Clinton

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From draft dodging to the Dayton Accords, from Monica Lewinsky to a balanced budget, the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton veered between sordid scandal and grand achievement.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2012 Line-Up

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In advance of PBS presentations at the TCA (Television Critics’ Association) Press Tour, PBS announced today highlights of its broadcast schedule for winter/spring 2012, including two just announced miniseries: CLINTON, a profile of the 42nd president, from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., an exploration of the backgrounds of famous Americans.

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PBS' Premiere of PROHIBITION By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Brings in Millions of Viewers To Sunday, Oct. 2 Broadcast

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Episode one of PROHIBITION averaged nearly four million viewers* for its premiere last night on PBS. The 2.6 rating among 55-metered overnight stations for “A Nation of Drunkards” was 189% above the PBS overnights’ primetime average (0.9) for the 2010-2011 season.

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PBS To Debut First Episode of Ken Burns’s “Prohibition” On Free PBS Apps for iPad and iPhone Beginning September 23

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PBS announced today that the first episode of PROHIBITION, the much-anticipated film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere on the free PBS for iPad and PBS Apps for the iPhone and iPod touch beginning Friday, September 23.

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PBS Receives 14 Primetime Emmy Awards

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On Sunday, Sept. 18, PBS shows won four Primetime Emmy awards – all of which were for the critically acclaimed “Downton Abbey.” These awards join an additional 10 Creative Arts Primetime Emmys that PBS won on Sept. 10, for a total of 14 awards in 2011.

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PBS Wins 10 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards

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On Saturday, Sept. 10, PBS received 10 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards during a live presentation at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Congratulations to our PBS producer recipients, including our multiple award-winners. “Freedom Riders” took home three awards, while AMERICAN MASTERS, “Downton Abbey” and GREAT PERFORMANCES each received two awards.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15- October 15, 2011

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PBS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2011 with a solid lineup of programming that entertains, informs and explores the culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans.

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PBS Receives 43 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

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Below is a complete list of the 43 nominations PBS received for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced July 14, 2011. PBS congratulates all of our nominees.

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PBS Launches Fall 2011 Season

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ARLINGTON, VA; July 13, 2011 — PBS raises the curtain on a new fall season celebrating the arts, exploring America’s “Great Experiment” with PROHIBITION, and traveling to the edges of the universe with NOVA's "The Fabric of the Cosmos."

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PBS HISTORY DETECTIVES’ New Season Takes Investigations Beyond the TV Screen to Mobile and Online Platforms

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HISTORY DETECTIVES, the PBS summer favorite that proves that an object found in an attic or backyard might be anything but ordinary, celebrates the kickoff of its captivating ninth season this June with a newly re-launched website and lively interactive and exclusive content to engage viewers on mobile devices, on the web and through social networking applications Facebook, Gowalla and GetGlue.

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PBS Explores Slavery By Another Name

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Slavery by Another Name, a new 90-minute documentary based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Wall Street Journal senior writer Douglas A. Blackmon, explores the little-known story of the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted well into the 20th century.

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PBS Announces New Fall Shows

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Building on a year of audience growth on-air and on digital and mobile platforms, today, PBS announces a new slate of fall programming, including a celebration of the arts, in advance of its Annual Meeting with PBS stations. At the May 16-19 meeting in Orlando, PBS will preview additional new content and digital and children’s initiatives.

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"Prohibition" This Fall on PBS

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PBS announced today that PROHIBITION, a new three-part, six-hour documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will air October 2, 3 and 4, 2011, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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PBS Announces Summer 2011 Lineup

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Masterminds and maestros — it’s a summer of mystery and music on PBS. On Sunday, June 19, MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! welcomes back super sleuths Poirot and Miss Marple with all-new episodes.

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Exclusive "Freedom Riders" Preview for PBS Facebook Fans on May 2, 2011

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PBS announced today that a 35-minute excerpt of Stanley Nelson’s acclaimed documentary, Freedom Riders, will debut on Monday, May 2, exclusively to fans who “like” PBS on Facebook. The preview, available two weeks before the film’s May 16 premiere on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, will be introduced by Executive Producer Mark Samels and will be available until the broadcast premiere.

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