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This Day in History: on this day in 1944, Anne Frank wrote her final diary entry. Three days later, Anne and her family were arrested by the Gestapo. She was eventually placed in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where she died at age 15.
Explore Frank's writing in the MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) film inspired by Frank’s life, The Diary of Anne Frank. http://to.pbs.org/1m5tkOc
Photo: Anne’s diary on display at the Anne Frank Zentrum in Berlin, Germany (Wikimedia Commons).
August 01, 2014 at 10:00 pm
Grab a front row seat to a thrilling performance by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Featuring Julianna Di Giacomo, MIchelle DeYoung, and more, the concert commemorates the Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial. GREAT PERFORMANCES l PBS' "Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl" premieres TONIGHT @ 9/8c on PBS. http://to.pbs.org/1t1vCFD
The acclaimed outdoor performance celebrating the 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth is interspersed with archival footage and features Gustavo Dudamel and t...
August 01, 2014 at 9:00 pm
Test your knowledge with the Charlie Rose weekly quiz. Answer these 5 questions to see if you've been paying attention to the news.
How well do you know your news? Test your knowledge with a weekly quiz from Charlie Rose The Week. Check back at the end of every week for a new quiz.
August 01, 2014 at 8:35 pm
What if social media existed at the time of the Underground Railroad? This lesson from PBS LearningMedia, featuring “Underground Railroad: The William Still Story,” introduces students to the benefits of recording history as well as the dangers of sharing information publicly.
Social media is explored as an effective, but sometimes dangerous messaging tool. What if social media existed at the time of the Underground Railroad?
August 01, 2014 at 6:00 pm
From Variety: Downton Abbey Earns Intense Fanbase and Emmy Love
"Downton Abbey” merits its best drama nom this year. Despite two previous nominations, the PBS period piece that broke the “Upstairs, Downstairs” mold has never won the Emmy in that competitive cat...
August 01, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Why the moon hits your eye like a big … lemon? (from PBS NewsHour)
Scientists have finally made lemonade out of the origins of our lemon-shaped moon. While the moon may look, to quote crooner Dean Martin, like a big pizza pie -- the real shape is a bit more similar to a lemon. To explain, a study published in the journal Nature says, one needs to go back to when th…
August 01, 2014 at 10:56 am
This month in 1948, President Harry Truman signed Executive Order 9981, abolishing racial discrimination in all branches of the armed forces. Learn more about the importance of Truman’s order with a featured video from Tavis Smiley: #ThrowbackThursday
President Harry Truman’s 1948 Executive Order abolished racial discrimination within the ranks of every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Talk back with PBS Black Culture Connection about the legacy of this pivotal moment in history.
August 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
PBS Idea Channel asks:
Why Were People & Critics So Infatuated With Frozen?
What to say about Frozen that hasn't been said… well let's get meta and talk about the fact that so much has been said about Frozen!! Seriously, people LOVE ...
July 31, 2014 at 10:00 pm
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