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You can trace all modern political TV battles back to this one moment in 1968
(From PBS NewsHour)
Heated political rhetoric is nothing new, a new documentary on Gore Vidal and William Buckley shows.
August 01, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Have you heard the buzz around PBS' new series MERCY STREET? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the set from the stars & crew themselves, including Josh Radnor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tara Summers, AnnaSophia Robb, Jack Falahee, McKinley Belcher III, Cameron Monaghan, Shalita Grant and more!
Join in on the chatter using #MercyStreetPBS. The new 6-part, Civil War medical drama premieres January, 17, 2016 on PBS.
August 01, 2015 at 7:51 pm
The third term myth: Gwen Ifill's take
In his final speech to the African Union this week, President Obama addressed corruption on the continent. And then he mentioned the one thing that he had to know would rankle his critics back home.
August 01, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Get the search for back-to-school items out of the way. Enter to win a PBS KIDS Back to School Pack! #backtoschoolsmarter
This back-to-school season, PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market have developed a broad offering of sustainably sourced school supplies, from notebooks made from 100 percent recycled paper, to organic cotton backpacks and reusable lunch totes. Now mom and dad can check off not just one, but two items on…
August 01, 2015 at 2:00 pm
After watching this video, Foo Fighters decided that they'll make the trip to visit their Italian superfans
(From PBS NewsHour)
One thousand singers, drummers and guitarists in Cesena, Italy, gathered in a field to play the Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly,” in a large-scale musical request for the band to come play for them.
August 01, 2015 at 12:00 pm
Three hours, four ideas, four different fates.
From A BEAUTIFUL QUESTION: Finding Nature’s Deep Design by Frank Wilczek. Reprinted by arrangement of Penguin Press, part of the Penguin Random House company. Copyright (c)... Read Full Post
August 01, 2015 at 2:00 am
Why the anti-HIV pill is a hard sell to the Latino community (From PBS NewsHour)
In California, New York, Texas and elsewhere, health workers are trying to get more high-risk Latino men to use the drug, Truvada. The medication, which is used for “Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis” or PrEP, was approved by the FDA in 2012 for HIV prevention and has been shown to be more than 90 percent ef…
August 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
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