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“DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR,” A NEW FILM BY KEN BURNS AND ARTEMIS JOUKOWSKY TO AIR ON PBS SEPTEMBER 20

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DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR, a new documentary co-directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky about a little-known but important mission by an American minister and his wife to rescue refugees and dissidents in Europe before and after the start of World War II, will air on September 20 at 9 pm (check local listings) on PBS.

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PBS KIDS Announces Premiere Date for New Animated Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES

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PBS KIDS' newest show SPLASH AND BUBBLES, from The Jim Henson Company (DINOSAUR TRAIN, SID THE SCIENCE KID) and Herschend Enterprises (Dollywood, Harlem Globetrotters), will premiere Wednesday, November 23, 2016, on PBS stations nationwide.

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Newton N. Minow Named 2016 PBS “Be More” Award Recipient

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Newton N. Minow is the recipient of the 12th PBS “Be more” Award. This annual tribute celebrates individuals who embody the spirit of helping Americans to discover more, to experience more, and to “Be more.”

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PBS Opens Request for Prequalification Process for Public Television’s Interconnection System

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PBS announced today the start of a pre-qualification phase that will precede a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) process for public television’s next interconnection system.

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PBS to Present “ARMED IN AMERICA,” a Special Two-Night Television Event on Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10

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PBS to present “ARMED IN AMERICA,” a special two-night television event exploring the nation's rising gun violence on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10.

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