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TAVIS SMILEY LOOKING FOR PERSONAL STORIES/MEMORABILIA FROM MLK’S 1967 RIVERSIDE SPEECH FOR PRIMETIME SPECIAL

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PBS host Tavis Smiley is looking for personal stories, photos and/or news articles relating to Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic speech "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" in connection with TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS, a series of four hour-long PBS primetime specials to air throughout 2010.

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PBS TO AIR VIDEO GAMES LIVE SPECIAL

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Video Games Live and PBS are joining forces to create a PBS special based around the highly successful Video Games Live concert series. The breakthrough performance, to be taped February 5, 2010, at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, is slated to begin airing in June 2010 on PBS stations.

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AWARD-WINNING FILMMAKER HOWARD SWARTZ JOINS PBS’S EXPANDING SCIENCE SERIES NOVA AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

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NOVA announced today that documentary filmmaker Howard Swartz will join the science series as executive producer on January 4, 2010. Produced for PBS by WGBH Boston, NOVA enters its 37th season in January 2010 and remains the most-watched primetime science series on American television.

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PBS TEACHERS® OFFERS NEW COLLECTION OF RESOURCES FOR TEACHING CRITICAL ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL LITERACY SKILLS

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In the wake of one of the worst economic downturns in American history, educators have the opportunity to teach students important economic and financial literacy lessons, and help them become both effective citizens and future leaders in business and government.

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PBSKIDS.ORG LAUNCHES NEW VIDEO PLAYER FEATURING TWO EXCLUSIVE MUSIC VIDEOS FROM DINOSAUR TRAIN

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PBSKIDS.ORG today launched the newly expanded PBS KIDS video player giving free, online access to hundreds of streaming, full-length episodes and video clips from some of the most popular PBS KIDS programs -- at PBSKIDSGO.org/video.

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TAVIS SMILEY GOES PRIMETIME

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Tavis Smiley and PBS will expand their relationship in 2010 with the January premiere of THE TAVIS SMILEY REPORT, a series of four hour-long primetime specials that will air throughout 2010.

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TIM BISCHOFF NAMED PBS COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

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Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President, Brand Management and Promotion and Children's Media, announced that Tim Bischoff, Director of Marketing and Communications for Kentucky Educational Television (KET), is the winner of the 2009 Communications Professional of the Year Award.

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HARI SREENIVASAN JOINS PBS NEWSHOUR TO PROVIDE ON-AIR AND ONLINE REPORTING AS PROGRAM LAUNCHES ON DECEMBER 7

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CBS News Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan (picture below) is joining the staff of the PBS NewsHour and will play a key role in bridging its broadcast and digital platforms when it succeeds The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on Monday, December 7th.

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The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer will re-launch as the PBS NewsHour on December 7th

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On Monday, December 7, 2009, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer will re-launch as the PBS NewsHour, signaling its pivotal role among the news and public affairs content provided on public media.

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PBS OBSERVES NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH WITH A LINEUP OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING ON AIR AND ONLINE

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Throughout the month of November, PBS observes Native American Heritage Month on air and online with content that examines and celebrates the many aspects of Native American life and history.

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GRAMMY-WINNING ROCK LEGEND JOHN FOGERTY LIVE BY REQUEST

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Rock legend John Fogerty will star on the Emmy Award-winning live music series, LIVE BY REQUEST and will be joined by Mark Goodman who will host this special PBS presentation.

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NPR and PBS to Host PublicMediaCampin Connection with American University's Center for Social Media

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This weekend PBS and NPR are hosting more than 300 community organizers, bloggers, technology developers and public media staffers at the first national PublicMediaCamp (PubCamp).

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MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “The Diary of Anne Frank”

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A new adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank will premiere this spring on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC on PBS. The two hour film will air on the Emmy-winning drama series on Sunday, April 11, 2010, which is Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! Celebrate Halloween

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On October 30, PBSKIDS and PBSKIDSGO! will offer a spooktacular array of Halloween-themed episodes where kids can join their favorite characters from CURIOUS GEORGE, SUPER WHY!, SID THE SCIENCE KID, DINOSAUR TRAIN, ARTHUR, CYBERCHASE, MAYA & MIGUEL and more as they celebrate Halloween with costume parties.

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LAUGHTER IS THE KEY INGREDIENT IN FIZZY'S LUNCH LAB,” A NEW HEALTH-THEMED WEB-ONLY PROPERTY LAUNCHING NOVEMBER 16 ON PBSKIDSGO.ORG

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On November 16, just in time for the indulgent holiday season, PBS KIDS GO! and Boston creative group CloudKid, invite early elementary school kids to join the hilarious animated adventures of Professor Fizzy.

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