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From the Civil War to the conflicts of the Vietnam era, explore how the question of who serves in America's military has shaped battle strategy and foreign policy.
THE DRAFT premieres TONIGHT @ 9/8c on PBS. #VietnamPBS http://to.pbs.org/1aVlOpN
Premieres Monday, April 27 at 9/8c. Hear how a single, controversial issue—who serves in the military—continues to define America. THE DRAFT airs as part of ...
April 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Premieres Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9/8c on American Experience on PBS.
Director and producer Rory Kennedy, Colonel Stuart Herrington and Binh Pho, a college student in South Vietnam during the war, discuss the making of the film, its importance, and the response from the community. More: http://to.pbs.org/1dki6YA
April 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Did Confederate Memorial Day close government offices in your state today? (from PBS NewsHour)
Several states across the Deep South still close government offices in observance of Confederate Memorial Day, which is observed today in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.
April 27, 2015 at 4:37 pm
From college campuses to the jungles of Cambodia, to the Nixon White House, uncover the mayhem following that spring in 1970 when four Kent State students were shot dead.
Premieres Tuesday, April 28, at 8/7c. Return to the turbulent spring 45 years ago when four students were shot dead at Kent State. THE DAY THE '60S DIED airs...
April 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm
One expert analyzed data from 165,000 candidates applying to jobs at 175 companies. Here’s what he learned. (From Next Avenue)
At the Career Thought Leaders annual conference, keynoter Gerry Crispin talked about the importance of referrals for job hunters. Here's how to get them and how some employers are being more transparent about the application process.
April 27, 2015 at 12:00 pm
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April 27, 2015 at 10:40 am
New species of Costa Rican glass frog bears resemblance to Kermit (from PBS NewsHour)
A new glass frog species that bears an uncanny resemblance to Kermit the Frog was discovered by scientists in Costa Rica, the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center announced earlier this week.
April 27, 2015 at 2:00 am
Remember the Vietnam War with a week of special programming.
On Monday, April 27, see THE DRAFT at 9/8c, followed by DICK CAVETT'S VIETNAM at 10/9c.
Then, on Tuesday, April 28, watch THE DAY THE '60S DIED at 8/7c and American Experience's LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM at 9/8c.
April 27, 2015 at 12:00 am
Go back to the most divisive moment in American history since the Civil War. Airing Tuesday, April 28 at 8/7c, THE DAY THE '60S DIED offers interviews from students, soldiers and statesmen.
Airs as part of a special programming block commemorating the Vietnam War. #VietnamPBS
Learn more: http://to.pbs.org/1IItxmK
April 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm
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