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A CAPITOL FOURTH 2019 FAQ and Program Announcement

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Live from the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Building with an All-Star Cast featuring Carole King and the Broadway Cast of Beautiful starring Vanessa Carlton, a 50th Anniversary Tribute to Sesame Street, Gone West featuring Colbie Caillat, Lindsey Stirling, Keala Settle, Vanessa Williams, Lee Brice, Yolanda Adams, Laine Hardy, Laura Osnes, Angelica Hale, The O’Jays, Maelyn Jarmon and more!

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Media Advisory For PBS’ 39th Annual A CAPITOL FOURTH Hosted By John Stamos!

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Live from the grounds of the U.S. Capitol building with Carole King and the Broadway Cast of Beautiful starring Vanessa Carlton, a 50th Anniversary Tribute to Sesame Street, Gone West featuring Colbie Caillat, Lindsey Stirling, Keala Settle, Vanessa Williams, Lee Brice, Yolanda Adams, Laine Hardy, Laura Osnes, The O’Jays, Angelica Hale, Maelyn Jarmon and the National Symphony Orchestra.

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FAMILY PICTURES USA EXPLORES OUR SHARED HISTORY THROUGH THE TREASURED PHOTOGRAPHS THAT TELL OUR STORIES

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FAMILY PICTURES USA, a new three-part PBS series created and hosted by filmmaker and photographer Thomas Allen Harris, explores American cities, towns and rural communities through the lens of the family photo album, unearthing rich personal stories that expand our understanding of our shared history, diversity and common values.

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PBS Commemorates Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary With 8 DAYS: TO THE MOON AND BACK

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PBS is taking viewers on a unique adventure with the crew of Apollo 11 for their eight-day, three-hour, 18-minute and 35-second mission in 8 DAYS: TO THE MOON AND BACK, a new film co-produced with BBC Studios.

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TIANANMEN: THE PEOPLE VERSUS THE PARTY

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On the night of June 4, 1989, Chinese troops entered Tiananmen Square in Beijing, violently crushing the largest pro-democracy demonstrations in the history of the Communist regime.

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THE LAVENDER SCARE Premieres Tuesday, June 18 on PBS

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Narrated by Glenn Close and featuring the voices of Cynthia Nixon, Zachary Quinto, T. R. Knight and David Hyde Pierce, THE LAVENDER SCARE tells the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire employees suspected of being homosexual.

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PBS Summer Slate Celebrates the Cultural Milestones and Technological Triumphs of the Summer of 1969

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PBS, America’s home for documentary film, is telling the story of ’69 with a special summer slate commemorating the cultural milestones and technological triumphs of 50 years ago.

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Celebrate Earth Day and the Arrival of Spring with Themed Programming on PBS and PBS.org

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Throughout April and beyond, PBS will celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring with programs that explore topics from the change of seasons in North America to the way scientists and politicians came together to fix the hole in the ozone layer.

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PBS Presents The Mueller Report, a Special Collaboration from FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour

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In response to conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, PBS presents The Mueller Report, a collaboration from FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour, airing on Monday, March 25 on PBS at 8pm EST/ 7pm CST.

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PBS Takes Viewers on a Mind-Blowing Journey Through History with New Series BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

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PBS will premiere BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD on April 17 at 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App (check local listings). The six-part series documents how humans and six revolutionary inventions changed the world forever.

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PRINCE CHARLES AT 70 Premieres on Sunday, March 24 on PBS

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With exclusive access to Prince Charles during his 70th birthday year, this intimate and revealing film follows the British heir to the throne over the course of 2018, both at work and at leisure, at home and abroad.

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PBS Announces that Ken Burns’s COUNTRY MUSIC Will Premiere September 15, 2019 on PBS

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COUNTRY MUSIC, a new eight-part, 16-hour film directed by Ken Burns, and produced by Burns and his long-time collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, premieres Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18, and Sunday, September 22 through Wednesday, September 25 at 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET.

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COLLEGE BEHIND BARS to Air on PBS in November 2019

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Alfred I. duPont-Columbia and Peabody-Award winning filmmaker Lynn Novick has directed and produced a new documentary series, COLLEGE BEHIND BARS, that reveals the transformative power of higher education through the experiences of incarcerated men and women. The four-hour series will air on PBS in November 2019.

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For the 16th Consecutive Year Americans Rate PBS and its Member Stations Most Trusted Institution

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For the 16th consecutive year, PBS and its member stations have been named #1 in public trust among American institutions in a nationwide annual survey.

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PBS Announces SUMMER OF SPACE Lineup

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PBS announced a celestial programming spectacle sure to excite any space enthusiast. A SUMMER OF SPACE multiplatform experience, anchored by the highly anticipated AMERICAN EXPERIENCE six-hour film “Chasing the Moon,” and including new science and history programs, will begin in July timed to the 50th-anniversary celebrations of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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