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American Experience Selects 40 College Students to Get on the Bus

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PBS’s AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, America’s most-watched history series, today announced that 40 college students have been selected for the 2011 Student Freedom Ride, an experiential learning opportunity for college students in conjunction with the broadcast of Freedom Riders and the 50th anniversary of the original May 1961 Freedom Rides.

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PBS Wins Nine Peabody Awards

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Congratulations to all nine PBS producer recipients, our two PBS member station recipients, and also to our fellow public media Peabody Award recipients!

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PBS and Ken Burns Announce New Project: "Vietnam" (w.t.)

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PBS announced today that Ken Burns and his long-time partner Lynn Novick are producing and directing a ten-to-twelve hour documentary film series about the history and meaning of the Vietnam War.

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Free Streaming Premiere of "THE CIVIL WAR" on PBS Video Apps for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Begins March 24

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PBS announced today that the first episode of THE CIVIL WAR, the award-winning film by Ken Burns that first aired in 1990, will premiere on the free PBS for iPad and PBS App for the iPhone and iPod Touch beginning on March 24 for ten days prior to the highly anticipated re-broadcast of the entire film.

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PBS Celebrates Black History Month with More True Originals

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This season PBS celebrates True Originals — innovators, artists, scientists, political leaders and ordinary citizens who dared to advance, challenge, improve, invent and explore. This February is no exception.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2011 Lineup Celebrating Those Who Dared to Be First

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This Winter/Spring 2011 season, PBS celebrates True Originals — innovators, artists, scientists, political leaders and ordinary citizens who dared to advance, challenge, improve, invent and explore.

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PBS CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

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AMERICAN MASTERS keeps the beat with Grammy Award-winning bassist Israel “Cachao” Lopez who reignited his career while living in Florida with the help of friend Andy Garcia, who directed and narrates the film. AMERICAN MASTERS “Cachao: Uno Mas” premieres Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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PBS' HISTORY DETECTIVES PUTS A QUESTION TO THE NATION: IS ANDY WARHOL'S ART ON THE MOON?

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Today, PBS enlists HISTORY DETECTIVES fans across the nation to solve a 40-year-old mystery: "Who is John F.?" -- and did he really help send Andy Warhol's art to the moon? HISTORY DETECTIVES has posted "Moon Museum" online today, two weeks before the segment airs in the June 21 broadcast premiere.

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PBS Explores African-American Contributions to History and Society

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Throughout the year, PBS invites viewers to explore the vast contributions of African Americans. In honor and celebration of Black History Month, February 2010, PBS presents new and encore programs, beginning in January and continuing through February.

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TAVIS SMILEY LOOKING FOR PERSONAL STORIES/MEMORABILIA FROM MLK’S 1967 RIVERSIDE SPEECH FOR PRIMETIME SPECIAL

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PBS host Tavis Smiley is looking for personal stories, photos and/or news articles relating to Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic speech "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" in connection with TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS, a series of four hour-long PBS primetime specials to air throughout 2010.

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PBS OBSERVES NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH WITH A LINEUP OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING ON AIR AND ONLINE

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Throughout the month of November, PBS observes Native American Heritage Month on air and online with content that examines and celebrates the many aspects of Native American life and history.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15, 2009, and Beyond

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2009 (September 15-October 15) is coming up, and PBS is celebrating with a great lineup of programs that entertain while examining the history, heritage and cultural contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans.

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LANDMARK KEN BURNS SERIES “BASEBALL” UP TO BAT IN SPRING 2010 ON PBS New Episode THE TENTH INNING Chronicles the Sports Past 15 years

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PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) announced today that it will air the new Ken Burns documentary film, THE TENTH INNING, in the fall of 2010.

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PBS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH AN EXTENSIVE LINEUP OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING February 1-February 28, 2009

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From history to performing arts to independent film, PBS offers viewers the opportunity to explore the rich and vibrant history and cultural contributions of African Americans throughout the year, but will offer a special slate of new and encore programs in honor of Black History Month, February 2009.

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PBS PRESENTS PROGRAMS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH NOVEMBER 2008

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PBS celebrates Native American Heritage Month (November) with the broadcast premiere of "March Point" on INDEPENDENT LENS and an encore presentation of REMEMBERED EARTH: NEW MEXICO'S HIGH DESERT. Both programs explore the relationship of humans to the natural world and the importance of land and the environment in Native culture.

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