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PBS Commits More Air Time to Kids With a New Block of Programs And New Specials in 2002

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Continuing its mission to provide quality educational programming for chiPldren, PBS today unveiled new additions to its PBS KIDS® roster.

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PBS Investigates Bioterror Past, Present and Future in Two Specials Airing Tuesday, November 13

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In our frightening new post-September 11 world, it seems that information about anthrax and other potential weapons of bioterror is plentiful, but confusing and often contradictory.

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Gwen Ifill & Bill Moyers Co-Host "America Responds: A National Conversation" to Air Following President's Address on PBS Tonight

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PBS to Broadcast "America: A Tribute to Heroes" National Telethon, Friday, September 21

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PBS will join with other networks in presenting "America: A Tribute to Heroes" Friday night from 9-11pm, live on the East Coast and in central time zones, and air tape-delayed on the West Coast. Check local listings.

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PBS Schedules Special "America Responds" Programming as Part of Its Ongoing Coverage of This Week's Events Friday

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AMERICA RESPONDS: A SPECIAL REPORT, bringing in live conversations with guests from around the country discussing the cultural and historical impact of the national crisis, will air on Friday, September 14 from 9-10 p.m. (check local listings).

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PBS Preempts Primetime Schedule for In-Depth Coverage and Analysis of Terrorist Assault, "America Responds"

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PBS will provide nightly coverage and analysis of the terrorist attacks on the United States with "America Responds."

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PBS 2001-2002 Season Celebrates the Diversity of America

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PBS's 2001-2002 season lineup features an array of programming that builds on public broadcasting's commitment to ethnic diversity in content and services.

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PBS Breaks Out New Programming Genre With "Life 360" on Friday Nights at 9:00 P.M.

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It was one of the greatest sea battles of World War II, ending in the destruction of two of the world's mightiest warships and the loss of almost 3,500 lives.

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PBS to Launch 'American Family,' First Latino Drama on Broadcast Television, in January 2002 (July 27, 2001)

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Principal funding for the series is being provided by PBS and CPB and Fox Television Studios. Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution will distribute the series internationally.

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Meryl Streep Introduces "Back To School" Programming on PBS in September

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PBS and Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep will team up for special week-long "Back to School" programming highlighting public education beginning Labor Day.

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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 Presents Bill Moyers Investigative Report On The Chemical Industry, New Arts, History And Religion Programs

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A groundbreaking investigative report on the chemical industry by Bill Moyers is part of PBS's new programming slate, as well as a cutting-edge series on the arts around America, an in-depth look at the astonishing life of Ben Franklin, and an intimate portrait of a Protestant congregation.

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PBS Unveils New Limited Series For Teens, Documentary On Sigmund Freud's Early Life, And Conclusion To "New York"

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Underscoring its commitment to programming geared to teens, PBS today unveiled a new 13-part documentary series, SENIOR YEAR, filmed in one of the most diverse high schools in Los Angeles. Also announced were a new series on Sigmund Freud's early life from award-winning producer David Grubin and the much-anticipated conclusion to Ric Burns' NEW YORK.

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PBS Announces Innovative New Programming for Kids, Teens and Adults

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A new weekly series devoted to America's everyday heroes, a groundbreaking exploration of the world of high school students, and customized local content for a popular kids' series top the line-up of programs coming to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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PBS Provides Free Air Time to Major Presidential Candidates

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With just two weeks remaining in one of the tightest presidential campaigns in recent history, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member stations are providing viewers nationwide with direct access to the major presidential candidates through messages broadcast over eight consecutive weeknights following THE NEWSHOUR WITH JIM LEHRER.

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