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PBS KIDS Kicks Off a Summer of Learning

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With a new special from READY JET GO!, the highly anticipated premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest animated series MOLLY OF DENALI, and the unveiling of an updated PBS KIDS for Parents website filled with hands-on family activities, there are fun summer learning opportunities for everyone.

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PBS Names Veteran Investigative Journalist Ricardo Sandoval-Palos as Public Editor

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PBS has named Ricardo Sandoval-Palos as Public Editor and ombudsman. In this role, he will offer an independent editorial perspective on PBS programming, including matters raised by viewers.

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THE LAVENDER SCARE Premieres Tuesday, June 18 on PBS

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Narrated by Glenn Close and featuring the voices of Cynthia Nixon, Zachary Quinto, T. R. Knight and David Hyde Pierce, THE LAVENDER SCARE tells the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire employees suspected of being homosexual.

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PBS Receives Seven Daytime Emmy® Awards

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PBS and PBS Kids programs won seven Daytime Emmy® Awards, including ODD SQUAD and ASK THIS OLD HOUSE. Public media nominees APT (American Public Television) also received three awards for SAMANTHA BROWN’S PLACES TO LOVE and MILK STREET.

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PBS Summer Slate Celebrates the Cultural Milestones and Technological Triumphs of the Summer of 1969

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PBS, America’s home for documentary film, is telling the story of ’69 with a special summer slate commemorating the cultural milestones and technological triumphs of 50 years ago.

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