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CHILDREN NOW STUDY FINDS PBS KIDS® AND PBS KIDS GO!sm OFFER THE MOST EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ON TELEVISION

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO!sm programming are among the most education-rich offerings on television, according to a new report released today by independent research and advocacy organization Children Now.

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PBS APPOINTS MICHAEL D. JONES AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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PBS President and Chief Executive Officer Paula A. Kerger has announced the appointment of Michael D. Jones, J.D., to the position of Chief Operating Officer of PBS.

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PBS, OTHER NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS MARK 100 DAYS BEFORE DTV DEADLINE

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Today, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger joined the leaders of several national organizations to mark 100 days before the nation completes its transition to Digital Television (DTV) after midnight on February 17, 2009.

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PBS BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS AND GENERAL DIRECTORS

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Paula Kerger, PBS President and Chief Executive Officer, announced the results of the 2008-2009 Board elections after the recent Board meeting and retreat in Crystal City, VA.

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PBS ANNOUNCES PROGRAMS IN HONOR OF VETERANS DAY, INCLUDING SPECIAL ENCORE OF ACCLAIMED “THE WAR”

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PBS presents special programs in honor of current and past U.S. servicemen and women in commemoration of Veterans Day, November 11, and throughout the month. A weekend encore of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick�s epic film on World War II offers another chance to see - or tape - this critically acclaimed documentary series (check local listings).

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PBS and The NewsHour to provide complete coverage and analysis of the 2008 National Election – Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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A tightly contested presidential campaign finally draws to a close on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, and PBS will be there to provide complete coverage.

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PBS PRESENTS PROGRAMS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH NOVEMBER 2008

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PBS celebrates Native American Heritage Month (November) with the broadcast premiere of "March Point" on INDEPENDENT LENS and an encore presentation of REMEMBERED EARTH: NEW MEXICO'S HIGH DESERT. Both programs explore the relationship of humans to the natural world and the importance of land and the environment in Native culture.

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PBS’ POPULAR “HISTORY DETECTIVES” ADDS NEW GUEST CO-HOST TO SUMMER 2009 LINE-UP

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Dr. Eduardo Pagán, professor of history and American studies at Arizona State University, has signed on as guest co-host for the popular PBS series HISTORY DETECTIVES.

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LATIN MUSIC USA – A MULTI- MEDIA EVENT Premieres in October 2009

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Latin Music USA is a story about American music. Fusions of Latin sounds with jazz, rock, country, rhythm and blues - music with deeper roots and broader reach than most people realize.

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PHILOSOPHY’S RECIPE BOX IS A DELICIOUS WAY TO GIVE BACK

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Building on a successful cause-marketing partnership, philosophy and PBS will launch a new recipe box gift set that benefits PBS and PBS KIDS and offers parents a few ideas to nurture a child's total well-being as they explore the world around them.

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YOUTUBE, PBS ASK AMERICANS TO “VIDEO YOUR VOTE”

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YouTube, the leading online video community that allows people to discover, watch and share originally created videos, has partnered with PBS to empower American voters to upload their Election Day voting experiences to YouTube (http://youtube.com/videoyourvote).

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PBS PARTNERS WITH MICROSOFT TO OFFER PBS PROGRAMMING ON XBOX 360

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PBS today announced that it will launch a broad selection of full-length PBS television shows for download on Xbox LIVE, the online games and entertainment network for the Xbox 360.

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WINNERS OF 2008 PUBLIC TELEVISION LEADERSHIP AWARD TO BE HONORED AT PBS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

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PBS will honor the five winners of the 2008 Public Television Leadership Award on October 2 during the awards banquet of the PBS Development Conference. This year's meeting, which brings together more than 750 fundraising professionals from around the nation, is being held at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, TX.

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PBS KIDS® and PBS KIDS GO!sm EXPLORE HALLOWEEN’S TRICKS AND TREATS

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! invite kids on a Halloween adventure exploring fears on Halloween day and preparing for the holiday season ahead with healthy findings from SID THE SCIENCE KID.

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PBS ENGAGE LAUNCHES LIVE ONLINE CHATS

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Beginning this month, PBS Engage - public broadcasting's social media initiative - will launch an ongoing series of live online chats, allowing audiences to talk directly with those responsible for the award-winning content found on PBS.

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