Some sad souls, bless their hearts, dismiss the catfish as a bottom feeder. But this wondrous fish brought together roughly 200 people each year, signaling the start of what became the annual Turner family reunion.
We're celebrating the 35th anniversary of A CAPITOL FOURTH with a Spotify playlist featuring hits and hidden gems from past performers including Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, The Beach Boys, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles.
Don’t miss this year’s concert, live on Saturday at 8/7c with performances from Barry Manilow, Hunter Hayes, Nicole Scherzinger, KC and The Sunshine Band, Alabama and more! http://to.pbs.org/1LZqZSG
Calling all Deadheads: We're bringing you live coverage of the Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well concert from Chicago's Soldier Field. Join us here on Facebook for exclusive video and interviews, and on Periscope (@NewsHour) and Snapchat (@PBSNews) starting today at 4 p.m. ET. Watch Monday's NewsHour for Jeffrey Brown's full report.
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Haliehana Stepetin is a master Alaska Native dancer whose life goal is to promote and teach the many styles of dance found throughout the diverse Alaska Native cultures. See her story in “I Am an Alaska Native Dancer” from Alaska Public Media. http://to.pbs.org/1LMdJUB #PBSolff
James Taylor sings his classic “Shower the People” for the Newshour at his recording studio in New York City. And he rehearsed his new song, “Angels of Fenway,” with his band, an ode to his beloved Boston Red Sox.
There's quite a bit of misinformation about sharks right now -- and we're here to help. Separate fact from fiction with this deeper look at the world of sharks, featuring programs from PBS and local PBS stations.
Sharks are one of nature's most misunderstood creatures. From their portrayal as man-eating monsters in Hollywood blockbusters like Jaws to the annual "Shark Week" to sensationalistic news coverage of real attacks, sharks have become one of the most-feared animals on Earth. But do they deserve their…