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PBS Statement on Administration’s Proposed Elimination of Federal Funding for Public Media

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PBS and our 350 member stations across the country have earned bipartisan Congressional support over the years due to the high value the American people place on the services we provide their communities.

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PRINCE CHARLES AT 70 Premieres on Sunday, March 24 on PBS

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With exclusive access to Prince Charles during his 70th birthday year, this intimate and revealing film follows the British heir to the throne over the course of 2018, both at work and at leisure, at home and abroad.

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win Six Kidscreen Awards

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PBS KIDS received three awards for Channel of the Year, Best Channel Website (for pbskids.org) and Best Game App (for PBS KIDS Games). Additionally, PBS KIDS producers took home 3 awards

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For the 16th Consecutive Year Americans Rate PBS and its Member Stations Most Trusted Institution

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For the 16th consecutive year, PBS and its member stations have been named #1 in public trust among American institutions in a nationwide annual survey.

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PBS Announces SUMMER OF SPACE Lineup

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PBS announced a celestial programming spectacle sure to excite any space enthusiast. A SUMMER OF SPACE multiplatform experience, anchored by the highly anticipated AMERICAN EXPERIENCE six-hour film “Chasing the Moon,” and including new science and history programs, will begin in July timed to the 50th-anniversary celebrations of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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