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Are you ready for A Capitol Fourth? Learn all about the new host and who'll be at this year's show here:
In celebration of our 35 years on air, the 2015 A Capitol Fourth on PBS welcomes Emmy and SAG Award-winning actor Bradley Whitford as our new host, and features music legend Barry Manilow, country music superstars Alabama; singer/songwriter Nicole Scherzinger; CMA New Artist Hunter Hayes; vocal powerhouse Meghan Linsey; Grammy Award-winning KC and The Sunshine Band; classical crossover tenor Ronan Tynan; classical pianist Lang Lang with the National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Jack Everly. In celebration of American icon Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday, the award-winning star of film, television and the concert stage Robert Davi will pay tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes. Join us on PBS Saturday, July 4, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET.
July 02, 2015 at 4:00 pm
New from Aspen Ideas Festival: watch: "If Culture is the Problem, How Do We Change the Culture?" with Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jeffrey Goldberg and Mitch Landrieu.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jeffrey Goldberg, Moderator, Mitch Landrieu
July 02, 2015 at 2:46 pm
As if grilled sweet corn wasn't already delicious. Add ginger bacon butter for an extra kick to your #July4thPBS cookout. (via PBS Food)
Add some ginger bacon butter to your grilled corn recipe from Chef Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life. Learn more about the show and get recipes at PBS Food.
July 02, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Watch, vote for and then share today's featured film from the PBS Online Film Festival:
In UNC-TV’s “Helpless”, Leah and Chayse discuss fellow students, the hypocrisy of happiness, and the tragic thought of “what could have been” on the eve of prom. http://to.pbs.org/1gcnJcO #PBSolff
Leah confesses her true feelings in the school library while unknown malice lurks nearby.
July 02, 2015 at 12:00 pm
America has a problem with youth sports, says author Daniel Pink, and that problem is the parents. (From PBS NewsHour)
America has a problem with youth sports, says author Daniel Pink, and that problem is the parents.
July 02, 2015 at 10:05 am
How a time-use expert uses her time (From PBS NewsHour)
Sociologist and time-use researcher Liana Sayer studies how people spend their time. But when unforeseen delays interrupt her schedule, she's only human. Here's the story of how one time-use expert worked to regain control of her day.
July 02, 2015 at 2:00 am
How kids practice, how they deal with failure, how they get praised, and how they are criticized, all play a part in the likelihood of achieving greatness. (From PBS Parents)
Could your child be the next American Idol? The next American president? Perhaps. Daniel Coyle, author of the bestselling book, The Talent Code, says you can up a child’s chances immensely by under...
July 02, 2015 at 12:00 am
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek forecasts the next 100 years. If he’s right, we’re in for a mind-blowing future. #NOVAnext.
Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek predicts a century of advances in physics and beyond.
July 01, 2015 at 10:00 pm
42,000 years ago, Mungo Man was buried beside Mungo Lake in Australia. His burial is one of the earliest examples of spirituality anywhere in the world. Uncover more about the first modern humans in the double-header of FIRST PEOPLES tonight beginning at 9/8c on PBS.
July 01, 2015 at 8:00 pm
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