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New York, NY – March 3, 2011 American Documentary | POV has awarded seven grants totaling 50,000 to public television stations to support local programming and community activities around the Oscar®-nominated film The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers in 2011, the 40th anniversary of the publication of the Pentagon Papers. These grants represent the second phase of POV’s national campaign to engage the public in a dialogue about issues the film addresses, from government transparency and national security to the role of whistle blowers and the press in a free society. Funding for the campaign is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.