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Public Broadcasters' Response to FCC Rulemaking on Digital Must-Carry

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We are pleased that the Commission has moved forward on digital television issues, and are especially grateful that three Commissioners indicated their support for public television's digital services. Nonetheless, we have some concerns about the Commission's must-carry ruling.

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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 and NPR Announce Landmark Collaboration

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National Public Radio (NPR) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced a landmark, on-air and online strategic alliance that will expand the range of their programming.

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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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"Public Square," A Multi-Media Collaboration Of PBS And CPB, To Create A "National Conversation" On Topics Ranging From Politics To Popular Culture

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Public Square (w.t.), a major new multi-media endeavor of public broadcasting organizations, is currently in development, announced Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and Robert Coonrod, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

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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 To Provide Digital Public TV Stations With Inauguration Coverage In High-Definition Television

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), WETA/Washington, DC, KCTS/Seattle and NHK of Japan will provide the 26 digital PBS stations nationwide with live, high-definition (HDTV) coverage of the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect George W. Bush and Vice President-elect Richard Cheney on Saturday, January 20.

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Trisha Creekmore Joins PBS Interactive As Editorial Director Of PBS.org

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Trisha Creekmore, a former interactive executive producer with Discovery Communications' Discovery.com, has been appointed editorial director of PBS.org, the popular, award-winning Web site of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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PBS Selects RespondTV to Build and Support Enhanced TV Content in Select Markets

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Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and RespondTV, the leading infrastructure and application service provider for interactive TV content, today announced an agreement that names RespondTV as a PBS preferred enhanced TV provider.

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PBS Names Stephan Scheel Senior Director of Techinical Systems Planning

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PBS veteran Stephan G. Scheel, technical operations supervisor, has been promoted to senior director of technical systems planning, a newly created position in the technical and operations division of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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PBS & Twin Entertainment Sign Deal To Create Educational Interactive TV Games

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and enhanced interactive TV company TWIN Entertainment, Inc. have agreed to produce educational, fully interactive TV games based upon PBS KIDS® programs and designed to run across leading interactive TV platforms such as Liberate, OpenTV, and MicrosoftTV.

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Public Broadcasting Service launches One Of The World's Most Sophisticated Professional Development Tools For Math Teachers

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Enlisting state-of-the-art online technology to provide customized professional development tools for K - 12 math teachers, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today announced the availability of PBS MATHLINE's searchable online video library.

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PBS.org Spotlights Web site Celebrating Statesman, Soldier, Hero, Tyrant, Lover and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte

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PBS.org presents "NAPOLEON" (PBS.org/napoleon), a companion Web site to the documentary by David Grubin, both of which chronicle the fascinating and still controversial life of Napoleon Bonaparte, a man of uncompromising will and stunning military genius who came to rule 70 million people, and because of his ambition, pride and blinding nationalism, lost everything.

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PBS.org and Oregon Public Broadcasting Launch Web site Helping Educators and Students Explore the Controversial Legacy of the Conquistadors

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PBS.org today embarks on its newest online learning adventure, "Conquistadors," (PBS.org/conquistadors), which will help middle and high school students and teachers study the long-lasting effects of the Spanish conquest of the New World, as well as 500 years of science, geography, math and current events.

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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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