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'Vining' the Bill of Rights: History lesson taps social media (Via PBS NewsHour)
Students in Andy Kastl's (second from left) social studies class at Clintondale High School in suburban Detroit use the social media app Vine for a lesson on the Constitution. Photo by Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour
December 12, 2013 at 1:10 am
This Day in History: on this day in 1941, Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini declared war on the United States in support of their ally, Empire of Japan. The declarations came a few days after the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor.
Follow Ken Burns’ World War II timeline to discover important events and figures during WWII: http://to.pbs.org/1fjVxiC
December 11, 2013 at 9:00 pm
An event in New York celebrating the premiere of “Downton Abbey, Season 4” on MASTERPIECE on PBS.
"Downton Abbey" creator and executive producer Julian Fellowes and executive producer Gareth Neame joined cast members Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Robert James-Collier, Michelle Dockery, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan and Lesley Nicol for a Q&A moderated by Bill Carter of The New York Times.
"Downton Abbey, Season 4" premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014, 9/8c on MASTERPIECE on PBS.
For more information, visit: www.pbs.org/downton
All photo credit: Stephanie Berger/PBS
December 11, 2013 at 5:58 pm
It’s reining deer! Turn your family into reindeer ornaments and decorate the tree together with this easy Christmas craft for kids. (via PBS Parents)
It's reining deer! Turn your family into reindeer ornaments and decorate the tree together with this easy Christmas craft for kids. For the full craft, click...
December 11, 2013 at 3:00 pm
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December 11, 2013 at 12:55 pm
NSA spied on gamers on 'World of Warcraft' and other online games (via PBS NewsHour)
A nearby orc in 'World of Warcraft' or a friendly passerby in "Second Life" online gamers encountered may have actually been members of United States or British intelligence services. Newly released classified documents reveal that spies from organizations such as the NSA infiltrated online games an...
December 11, 2013 at 1:30 am
It's PBS Food's Holiday Hour: make A Cozy Kitchen's satsuma orange margaritas: http://to.pbs.org/1hKW2FR
Try this satsuma orange margarita recipe from PBS Food. Satsuma oranges are sweet and seedless, which creates a fragrant cocktail.
December 11, 2013 at 12:00 am
This Day in History: On this day in 1950, American diplomat Dr. Ralph Bunche was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his successful negotiations during the First Arab-Israeli War in 1949. Bunche was the first African American to receive the prestigious award.
Learn more about Dr. Bunche’s pioneering legacy in “A Time for Mediation” with PBS Black Culture Connection: http://to.pbs.org/19eVcwG
December 10, 2013 at 10:10 pm
"I realized photographs could be metaphors for time." Join a national screening and live chat of the documentary "Change" featuring contemporary artist Ai Weiwei.
TONIGHT at 9pm ET -- watch online here: http://bit.ly/Art21Weiwei
Welcome everyone! This screening and live conversation highlights and analyzes the profound power of art in its role as change agent. Discover the world of Ai Weiwei, China's famous artist and human rights activist, Ghanaian scultor El Anatsui, and American photographer Catherine Opie. For anyone wh...
December 10, 2013 at 7:50 pm
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