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A variety of PBS' news and public affairs programs have collected together videos to help you understand what's happening in the war in Iraq. Learn more by checking out this constantly-updated selection of videos, available on YouTube at http://to.pbs.org/iniraqpbsnews
Eleven years after the start of the Iraq war, President Obama was forced to re-engage American forces to fight off an insurgency threatening the stability of...
August 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Did you miss Ken Burns (PBS) on last night's Late Show with David Letterman? See excerpts from the interview at http://to.pbs.org/1z6gghL & http://to.pbs.org/1p0pOF3 Burns' documentary series THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History premieres Sept. 14 on PBS. #RooseveltsPBS
The documentarian talks about his latest film, "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."
August 21, 2014 at 1:38 pm
This Day in History: On this day in 1961, Motown Records enjoyed its first U.S. Number 1 hit with ‘Please Mr. Postman’ by The Marvelettes. For more talented artists and entertainers, click the link below.
Photo: Motown singing group The Marvelettes (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
(from PBS Black Culture Connection)
Enter the worlds of talented Black artists & entertainers with this special collection of videos and web-exclusive features from PBS.
August 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm
To save the economy, teach grandma to code (from PBS NewsHour)
Older companies stuck in their ways may be a drag on the economy, but older people are an asset to innovation, says entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.
August 21, 2014 at 10:32 am
PBS has proposed more than 20 panels for SXSW 2015. Help us be a part of it! Visit http://to.pbs.org/sxswpbs and cast your vote!
Vote for PBS' session proposals at the annual SXSW Festival via the SXSW PanelPicker, a collection of the thousands of session ideas submitted across a myriad of categories and subjects.The PanelPicker allows the public to vote for sessions they find interesting, and can have an impact on the sessio…
August 21, 2014 at 6:01 am
Tune in reminder: Ken Burns (PBS) appears on tonight's Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35/10:35c to talk about THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History, which premieres Sept. 14 on PBS.
August 21, 2014 at 2:35 am
From PBS MediaShift: Can a cucumber tell a story about a social cause? Civic MIT has teamed up with the Sommerville Food Security Coalition to share food security data in a fanciful, flavorful way.
Can a vegetable tell a story about food access in Somerville? Yep. <img class=size-large wp-image-658 alt=70% of Somerville Public School students receive free or reduced lunch - laser-cut onto a cucumber src=https://datatherapy.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/70-30-sps-cuke.
August 21, 2014 at 2:00 am
What to do when a prospective employer won't show you the employee handbook. (from PBS NewsHour)
Don't accept a new job, and maybe even consider not quitting your current job, until you've seen the employee handbook. That may sound risky, but taking a job without knowing all the terms is risky, says headhunter Nick Corcodilos.
August 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm
via PARADE Magazine: "Just when you thought summer television was nothing but reruns, PBS has thrown us a fabulous option to fill the void." (Coming to MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) starting Sunday night)
Just when you thought summer television was nothing but reruns, PBS has thrown us a fabulous option to fill the void. Premiering Sunday, August 24th, Masterpiece: Breathless provides another beautiful, binge-worthy series from the people who seem to have the formula for period drama marked by style…
August 20, 2014 at 9:49 pm
Ken Burns (PBS) visits the Late Show with David Letterman tonight, to talk about his upcoming documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History. Watch it at 11:35/10:35c on CBS.
August 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm
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