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PBS ARTS LAUNCHES ON PBS.ORG

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PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger today announced the launch of PBS Arts (www.pbs.org/arts), a new website that offers Americans the opportunity to experience the arts and explore the creative process through special virtual exhibits, videos from PBS national and local programs and interactive features.

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ANNE BENTLEY NAMED PBS VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

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PBS announced today that Anne Bentley has been appointed Vice President, Corporate Communications.

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MICHAEL FEINSTEIN'S AMERICAN SONGBOOK PREMIERES THIS FALL ON PBS

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Premiering Wednesday, October 6 on PBS, the three-part series MICHAEL FEINSTEIN'S AMERICAN SONGBOOK, produced and directed by Amber Edwards of Hudson West Productions, embarks on a dynamic road trip through the glorious history of American song by the acclaimed musician and five-time Grammy-nominated vocalist.

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RENOWNED ARTISTS OLIVER HERRING AND LAURIE SIMMONS JOIN ART21 AND PBS FOR A MULTI-PLATFORM LIVE EVENT --IN-PERSON AND ONLINE JUNE 23

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Are you a performer? An artist? Simply an arts lover or someone with creative flair? Then here's your chance to interact - directly, and in real time - with two acclaimed artists, and explore the role of performance and collaboration in contemporary art and everyday life.

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AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA, NPR, PBS, PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL (PRI), AND PUBLIC RADIO EXCHANGE (PRX) PARTNER TO CREATE A SHARED DIGITAL CONTENT PLATFORM

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Public radio and television have kicked off an ambitious effort to develop a digital distribution network that will allow public broadcasters and web producers to combine, create, share and distribute their news and cultural content.

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PBS' HISTORY DETECTIVES PUTS A QUESTION TO THE NATION: IS ANDY WARHOL'S ART ON THE MOON?

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Today, PBS enlists HISTORY DETECTIVES fans across the nation to solve a 40-year-old mystery: "Who is John F.?" -- and did he really help send Andy Warhol's art to the moon? HISTORY DETECTIVES has posted "Moon Museum" online today, two weeks before the segment airs in the June 21 broadcast premiere.

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PBS NAMES WINNERS IN NATIONAL "YOUR PBS VIDEO CONTEST"

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A national user-generated video contest, designed to show that PBS isn't just for your parents, brought in eclectic video submissions from around the country and resulted in a winning entry that vividly and animatedly illustrates the surprising ways PBS has affected one person's life.

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PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger Address at PBS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas

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Thank you, Bill. It's wonderful to be in Austin, a city that occupies a special place in public broadcasting's history.

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS Announce Major Investment in Diversity Programming

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS today announced the establishment of a Diversity and Innovation Fund of $20 million to be spent over two years to support the PBS' National Program Service (NPS).

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KEN BURNS AND LYNN NOVICK'S NEW FILM BRINGS LANDMARK 1994 "BASEBALL" SERIES TO PRESENT: "THE TENTH INNING" TO PREMIERE SEPTEMBER 28-29, 2010

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PBS announced today that THE TENTH INNING, a new two-part, four-hour documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that picks up where Burns�s landmark 1994 series BASEBALL left off, will air Tuesday-Wednesday, September 28-29, 2010, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

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PBS TEACHERS INNOVATION AWARDS PRESENTED TO 50 EDUCATORS FOR INSPIRING STUDENTS AND TRANSFORMING CLASSROOM LEARNING

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Today, PBS and its member stations celebrated 50 of the nation's most innovative preK-12 educators who are discovering new ways to engage their students and inspire them to achieve.

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THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! DEBUTS ON PBS KIDS THIS LABOR DAY

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PBS KIDS and Random House join to support science learning for preschoolers nationwide with the premiere of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! on Monday, September 6.

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PBS KIDS ANNOUNCES SUPER WHY! APP FOR NEW IPAD

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PBS KIDS today announced the availability of its SUPER WHY! App for iPad on the App Store, based on the award-winning preschool series from Out of the Blue Enterprises.

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PBS KIDS AND HAPPY KID TOY GROUP, LTD. TO LAUNCH PRESCHOOL EDUCATIONAL TOYS

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PBS KIDS, which was recently named America's top educational media brand, has signed Happy Kid Toy Group, Ltd. as its master toy licensee to launch a new educational line to help preschoolers learn and grow through play, a key principle guiding PBS KIDS' award-winning work in media.

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PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PARTNERS WITH WPSU AND PBS TO BRING MEDIA FROM THE DIGITAL LEARNING LIBRARY TO CLASSROOMS STATEWIDE

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WPSU/Penn State Public Broadcasting and PBS have partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Education to help teachers increase student engagement with instructional media content.

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