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PBS Statement on Breaking the Silence: Children's Stories

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BREAKING THE SILENCE: CHILDREN'S STORIES chronicles the impact of domestic violence on children and the recurring failings of family courts across the country to protect them from their abusers.

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Knight Foundation to Announce $3m Grant for New PBS 'Citizen's Channel'PUBLIC SQUARE

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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will announce a new 3 year, $2.5 million challenge grant to support PBS's on-air, online 24/7 digital service dedicated to non-fiction programming and the promotion of public engagement.

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PBS KIDS GO!sm Introduces First-Ever WINTER POP-UP-PALOOZA on December 16

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PBS KIDS GO! celebrates the holiday season on December 16 with its first-ever "PBS KIDS GO! Winter Pop-Up-Palooza" (check local listings).

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PBS Greenlights Fourth Season of "History Detectives"

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PBS has green-lighted a fourth season of the acclaimed series HISTORY DETECTIVES, to be broadcast in summer 2006.

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PBS Launches PBS KIDSĀ® Next Generation Media Fall 2006

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PBS announces a five-year initiative entitled PBS KIDS Next Generation Media, defining the role PBS will play in the changing digital children's media landscape.

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PBS KIDSĀ® and Brighter Minds Children's Publishing Announce New Preschool Book Line

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PBS KIDS announces a publishing agreement with award-winning educational publisher Brighter Minds Children's Publishing to launch a new preschool book series as part of a licensing program that embraces free play, exploration and imagination.

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Veteran Journalist Michael Getler Appointed First PBS Ombudsman

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Following a nationwide search, PBS has appointed veteran journalist Michael Getler as Ombudsman, a newly created position.

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PBS Stations Elect Professional and Lay Directors to PBS Board of Directors

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Today Pat Mitchell, PBS President and CEO, announced the names of the PBS Board members who were elected by PBS member stations in a nationwide vote that took place by mail during the month of August.

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PBS Unveils NerdTV, the First Downloadable Web-Exclusive Series from a Major Broadcaster, and Begins PBS Podcasts

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Beginning today, PBS takes the wraps off two major new content offerings: NerdTV - broadcast television's first entirely downloadable series - and an array of downloadable podcasts from a variety of PBS signature programs.

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PBS to Offer Special Programming for Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15, 2005

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PBS features year-round programming both created by and about Hispanic Americans.

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Department of Education Awards Over $23 Million to CPB, PBS and WTTW Chicago For New Ready To Learn Initiatives

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting with PBS and WTTW Chicago have won competitive grants totaling $23.2 million from the Department of Education for the Ready To Learn initiative.

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CPB, PBS to Build Next Generation Interconnection System

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Continuing the organizations' long history of cooperation and partnership, today Patricia Harrison, President and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and Pat Mitchell, President and CEO of PBS, signed an agreement that formally determines the design, implementation and management of the Next Generation Interconnection System (NGIS).

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Award-Winning Journalist and Author Maria Hinojosa Joins PBS Newsmagazine "NOW" as Senior Correspondent

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Maria Hinojosa, an award-winning journalist and author, has joined the acclaimed PBS newsmagazine NOW as senior correspondent. Hinojosa, who formerly covered urban affairs for CNN, will begin work at the Emmy-winning PBS series immediately.

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIVES, A Four-Hour Documentary Series Tracing Black History Through Genealogy and DNA Science, to Premiere February 2006 on PBS

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A compelling combination of storytelling and science, AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIVES is an unprecedented four-hour series on PBS that takes Alex Haley's Roots saga to a whole new level.

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Exclusive New "Monty Python" Specials Slated to Premiere in 2006 Only on PBS

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PBS announced today that six new Monty Python specials are in production for broadcast on PBS in 2006.

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