Sesame Street fans -- Cookie Monster's Challenge is now available for Kindle Fire. http://to.pbs.org/Cookie_AMA Help kids build school readiness skills and learn healthy habits from everyone's favorite blue monster.
America by the Numbers, an illuminating PBS docuseries premiering Oct. 4 and hosted by Maria Hinojosa, explores the country’s rapidly shifting racial demographics. For instance: Since 2011, over 50 percent of U.S. births have been to people of color. Immigrants make up over 8 percent of the nation’s…
Tune-in reminder: Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo will be on #FindingYourRoots tonight at 8/7c – each connects to stories of immigrant ancestors who courageously set out across the Atlantic to build a new life. Here’s a preview: http://youtu.be/vsyxOpIL-ys
Ken Burns (PBS), whose Roosevelts documentary was a hit this month, and Beau Willimon, the creator of Netflix's House of Cards, recently convened for a 90 minute conversation about both the Roosevelts and the Underwoods. Here's a video of the entire conversation, moderated by Amy Chozick of The New York Times.
"I had sung my anthem many times, but never before had I felt like I did that day. I was 42 years old, an old fox on the sea. I couldn't hold back my tears. I realized I had lost everything. I had lost my beloved country."
-- Kiem Do, South Vietnamese Navy
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Alexander Heffner, who succeeded his grandfather and mentor Richard D. Heffner, said “the importance of public broadcasting and elevating our discourse into something substantive and meaningful were values that were instilled in me.”
Antiques Roadshow is all new tonight at 8/7c with Knoxville, Hour 1. If you're on Twitter, they'll be live tweeting the hour from @RoadshowPBS with Leila Dunbar (@RoadshowExperts), Ken Farmer (@KenFarmerVA), and Tennessee-based expert Linda Dyer (@ldyerantiques) using #AntiquesRoadshow. Join the conversation!
This delicious pumpkin pecan granola recipe features rolled oats, pecans, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, coconut, and pumpkin. Sweetened with maple syrup, this is a great fall and winter granola recipe to enjoy with parfaits, by itself, or as cereal.
Early on the morning of Sept. 29, 1982, a tragic, medical mystery began with a sore throat and a runny nose. It was then that Mary Kellerman, a 12-year-old girl from Elk Grove Village, a suburb of Chicago, told her mother and father about her symptoms. They gave her one extra-strength Tylenol capsul…