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PBS Digital Studios Debuts MY BROTHER’S KEEPER, a Groundbreaking 360° VR Experience of the Civil War on January 21

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Civil War story inspired by PBS drama series MERCY STREET; To premiere in HTC VIVE exhibit at “VR on the Mountain” during Sundance Film Festival

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PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming

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To honor Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

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Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Compose and Perform Original Music for THE VIETNAM WAR

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THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will air on PBS in September 2017, will feature new, original music written and recorded by Academy Award-winning composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The film also features new music arranged and performed by Grammy Award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble.

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THE VIETNAM WAR, A New Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, to Air Fall 2017 on PBS

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THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will air in September 2017 on PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS’ Veterans Day Line-Up Explores the Lasting Impact of War

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This November, PBS will air new documentary specials in honor and observance of Veterans Day. Through intimate interviews with retired and active duty military, survivors and family members, these documentaries highlight the lasting impact of warfare.

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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 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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PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall

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PBS Confirms Premiere Date for HAMILTON’S AMERICA, a Behind-the-Scenes Special on the Making of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Phenomenon and Centerpiece of PBS Arts Fall Festival

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PBS Salutes America’s Military Men and Women with Special Memorial Day Programming

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PBS honors the service of men and women in uniform this May with the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT and several new programs that explore the lasting effects of war on our service men and women.

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“DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR,” A NEW FILM BY KEN BURNS AND ARTEMIS JOUKOWSKY TO AIR ON PBS SEPTEMBER 20

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DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR, a new documentary co-directed by Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky about a little-known but important mission by an American minister and his wife to rescue refugees and dissidents in Europe before and after the start of World War II, will air on September 20 at 9 pm (check local listings) on PBS.

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PBS Summer 2016 Programming Features Comprehensive Election Coverage, New and Returning Drama Series, and Olympic-Themed Specials

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Other Highlights Include Fresh Sunday Night Lineup, And New Science Series With Stephen Hawking

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THE BLACK PANTHERS - VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION Honored with NAACP Image Award

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On Friday, February 5, winners of the 47th NAACP Image Awards were announced. THE BLACK PANTHERS – VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION took home the Outstanding Documentary (Film) award.

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Civil War History-Inspired Digital Series Debuts January 15 on PBS LEARNINGMEDIA in Advance of MERCY STREET Broadcast Premiere on PBS Stations

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With the highly anticipated premiere of the new Civil War-era drama series MERCY STREET this Sunday, January 17 at 10 p.m. ET on PBS stations, PBS LearningMedia announced today the introduction of a special collection of videos from the PBS Digital Studios series THE GOOD STUFF.

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PBS Highlights the African-American Experience Through A Wide Range of Content

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From Stanley Nelson’s THE BLACK PANTHERS to Ken Burns’s JACKIE ROBINSON to Henry Louis Gates’ BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK and more, Programs Reach Into PBS’ Fall 2016 Season

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War Survivors Unite in Remembrance and Reflection As Part of Veterans Day Line-Up on PBS

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PBS will explore the lasting impact of war in new documentaries airing around Veterans Day. Through moving interviews with survivors from WWII to the War on Terror, the featured documentaries share personal stories from disabled veterans and reunited former enemies on opposite sides of the battlefield.

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