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Oscar®-Nominated “Last Days in Vietnam” to be Available for Free Streaming on PBS Station Sites February 5-7, 2015

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PBS announced today that the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE production “Last Days in Vietnam,” directed and produced by Rory Kennedy, will be available for streaming via PBS station websites and PBS station-branded digital sites February 5-7, 2015.

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PBS Announces New Programming During Winter 2015 TCA Session

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced new programs and initiatives launching in 2015. A brief synopsis of each program is listed below, along with links to the full press releases.

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PBS Remembers the Vietnam War With Week of Special Programming

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During the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in January, PBS announced a slate of primetime specials related to the Vietnam War. Airing this April, the specials offer new perspectives on the tumultuous era and the endurance of the United States military during one of the nation’s longest wars.

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Two New Documentaries Make Summer 2015 Debut – THE BOMB and URANIUM – TWISTING THE DRAGON’S TAIL

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At the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour today, PBS announced two new thought-provoking documentaries: THE BOMB, a history of nuclear weapons and how they shaped our world, and URANIUM – TWISTING THE DRAGON’S TAIL, an in-depth look at the chemical element used in nuclear weaponry, hosted by physicist and YouTube star Dr. Derek Muller.

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PBS Black History Month Programming Celebrates the Richness of African-American History and Culture

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In honor of Black History Month, PBS has released its programming lineup and online content offerings that will enrich viewers’ understanding of African-American history and culture.

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Rory Kennedy’s Last Days in Vietnam Receives Academy Award® Nomination for Documentary Feature

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American Experience announced today that its production Last Days in Vietnam, directed and produced by Rory Kennedy, has been nominated for the Academy Award® for Documentary Feature. This is Ms. Kennedy’s first Academy Award® nomination, and the ninth for the series.

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PBS Programs Receive Six NAACP Image Award Nominations

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On December 10, The Nation Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards.

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PBS Programs and Filmmakers Earn Five Awards at the 30th Annual IDA Documentary Awards

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The International Documentary Association announced the winners of the 30th Annual IDA Documentary Awards on Friday, December 5, 2014. INDEPENDENT LENS took home the honors for Best Curated Series.

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PBS Unveils New Titles as Part of Winter/Spring Season and Expanded Sunday Night Drama Lineup in 2015

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PBS revealed today its full primetime schedule for the 2015 winter/spring season along with key talent appearing at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, taking place this January in Pasadena, CA.

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PBS Primetime Household Rating For 2013-2014 TV Season Ranks #5 Among All Broadcast And Cable Networks

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Recent Nielsen data show that PBS finished the 2013-2014 broadcast season (Sept. 23, 2013-Sept. 21, 2014) with a dramatic increase in viewership, moving PBS to the fifth largest primetime household rating among all broadcast and cable networks, just behind CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX.

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Ken Burns’s “THE ROOSEVELTS” Seen By More Than 33 Million Viewers

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PBS today announced the final national ratings for THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, the landmark Ken Burns documentary that premiered on PBS stations on Sunday, September 14 and ran for seven consecutive nights.

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New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs

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PBS will premiere a new documentary about the history of the Navy SEALs. Narrated by actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, NAVY SEALS – THEIR UNTOLD STORY premieres on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

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PBS Airs New Programs About America’s Military Men and Women

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This fall, PBS will highlight the history of our nation’s military men and women with programs that showcase personal stories and impactful events.

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PBS Wins 11 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

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PBS programs were honored with 11 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at the Lincoln Center, in the Time Warner Center in New York City on September 30.

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THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY Premiere Ratings

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The premiere night of Ken Burns's critically acclaimed THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY earned a 5.8 rating on Sunday, September 14.

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