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PBS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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PBS broadcasts programming created by and about African Americans year-round, from public affairs to history to independent film to kids programming. In celebration of Black History Month, February 2008, PBS will broadcast a lineup of new and encore presentations honoring and exploring African-American history.

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PBS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH A SLATE OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING February 1-28, 2007

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PBS broadcasts programming created by and about African Americans year-round, from drama to public affairs to history to independent film. In celebration of Black History Month, February 2007, PBS will broadcast a lineup of new and encore presentations honoring and exploring African-American history.

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PBS Explores the Lives of the First Americans During American Indian Heritage Month

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PBS salutes American Indian Heritage, traditionally celebrated during the month of November, with both new programs and repeats of some of the popular programs that explore the lives and culture of the first Americans.

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PBS Explores The Diverse Lives and Heritage of Latino Americans During Hispanic Heritage Month

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From Bolivian children working thousands of feet underground in a silver mine to the life of artist Frida Kahlo, PBS presents a number of programs about Latino lives and culture during Hispanic Heritage Month, traditionally celebrated from September 15 � October 15.

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PBS Announces "The Route to Christianity"

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PBS senior vice president John F. Wilson announced today that PBS has given the go-ahead to a new series, THE ROUTE TO CHRISTIANITY, coming from TMC Entertainment.

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PBS to Offer Special Programming for Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15, 2005

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PBS features year-round programming both created by and about Hispanic Americans.

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIVES, A Four-Hour Documentary Series Tracing Black History Through Genealogy and DNA Science, to Premiere February 2006 on PBS

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A compelling combination of storytelling and science, AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIVES is an unprecedented four-hour series on PBS that takes Alex Haley's Roots saga to a whole new level.

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PBS to Offer Special Programming for May 2005 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders and their vibrant cultural heritage in the United States.

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Major New Series on History of Immigration Coming to PBS - "Destination America"

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With major funding from the CPB/PBS Challenge Fund, Penguin Television and David Grubin Productions announced today the production of DESTINATION AMERICA, a 4 x 60' history of immigration to the United States. The documentary is expected to air on PBS in Fall 2005.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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PBS continues to deliver the most diverse programming of any broadcaster, and for Hispanic Heritage Month, PBS offers drama, independent film and documentaries that celebrate the multi-generational richness of the Latino community and reveal the enduring strength of family in America today.

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New PBS Documentary, "1421: When China Discovered the World," Re-writes Global History in 2004

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Los Angeles, PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell announced the production of 1421: WHEN CHINA DISCOVERED THE WORLD, a two-hour documentary that will premiere in 2004.

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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.org Spotlights Web site Celebrating Statesman, Soldier, Hero, Tyrant, Lover and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte

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PBS.org presents "NAPOLEON" (PBS.org/napoleon), a companion Web site to the documentary by David Grubin, both of which chronicle the fascinating and still controversial life of Napoleon Bonaparte, a man of uncompromising will and stunning military genius who came to rule 70 million people, and because of his ambition, pride and blinding nationalism, lost everything.

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PBS.org and Oregon Public Broadcasting Launch Web site Helping Educators and Students Explore the Controversial Legacy of the Conquistadors

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PBS.org today embarks on its newest online learning adventure, "Conquistadors," (PBS.org/conquistadors), which will help middle and high school students and teachers study the long-lasting effects of the Spanish conquest of the New World, as well as 500 years of science, geography, math and current events.

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