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Frontline on PBS Presents “Divided States of America,” A Look at the Polarized Nation the Next President Will Inherit

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DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA, a four-hour, two-night documentary miniseries that looks back at events during the Obama presidency airs Tuesday-Wednesday, January 17-18, 2017, 9-11pm EST (check local listings).

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Lin-Manuel Miranda – Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Creator of Broadway Smash Hit Hamilton – Hosts Sixth Annual PBS Arts Fall Festival

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The PBS Arts Fall Festival returns Friday nights, beginning October 21, 2016, with all new programs, including the highly anticipated look into the making of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton, a contemporary take on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Visionary Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning creator and star, will host this year’s festival.

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PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce “The Great War” to Premiere April 2017

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At the Summer 2016 Television Critics Association press tour today, PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE announced that “The Great War,” a six-hour, three-night event, will premiere in April 2017 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917.

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PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America's Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system. SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17 (check local listings).

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PBS Nominated for 54 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 54 nominations for the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization.

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