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AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON on PBS to Examine the Issues Surrounding the Events in Ferguson, Missouri

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PBS today announced additional details relevant to its special broadcast of AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, a one-hour town hall meeting exploring the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri.

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PBS to Present AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON

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PBS today announced that Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, will moderate AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, a town hall meeting that will explore the many issues that have been brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri.

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In Exclusive Interview with Charlie Rose, Hamas Leader Khaled Meshaal Reveals What it Will Take to Return Peace to the Region

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In a U.S. broadcast exclusive, Charlie Rose’s interview with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal will be broadcast on Monday, July 28, at 11:00 PM ET/PT (check local listings) in a special presentation of CHARLIE ROSE on PBS.

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PBS Announces New Programming During Summer TCA Session

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Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced updates to its fall schedule and new programs for 2015. A brief synopsis of each program is listed below, along with links to the full press releases.

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PBS Station Sites to Stream Ken Burns’s THE ROOSEVELTS in its Entirety Starting Day after Broadcast Premiere

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Ken Burns’s upcoming film, THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, marks the first time the Roosevelts’ individual stories have been woven into a single narrative, following the family’s story for more than a century, from Theodore’s birth in 1858 to Eleanor’s death in 1962.

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PBS Nominated for 43 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 43 nominations for the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization. The nominees were announced July 15, 2014 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards honor programming distributed during the 2013 calendar year.

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PBS Announces New Fall Season Lineup

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PBS this fall offers an expansive fall primetime lineup that launches with the premiere of Ken Burns’s seven-part series THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY and introduces HOW WE GOT TO NOW, a new “Think Wednesday” series hosted by the popular American science author and technology author Steven Johnson.

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PBS and CPB Expand Content and Resources to Support U.S. Veterans and Their Communities

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PBS and CPB today announced the launch of a new veterans’ initiative that features national content rolling out over several years, and local community engagement efforts to increase dialogue and solutions as our nation’s veterans transition to civilian life.

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PBS Salutes Veterans in Programs Timed to Memorial Day and 70th Anniversary of D-Day

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PBS will present a lineup of programming timed to Memorial Day 2014, as well as this year’s 70th anniversary of D-Day. The centerpiece of PBS’ salute to veterans is the 25th installment of the live broadcast of the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, co-hosted for the ninth consecutive year by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise.

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PBS, Member Stations and Producers Score a Combined 15 Webby Nominations and 11 Honoree Recognitions

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On April 8, International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees of the 18th annual Webby Awards– the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS received nine Webby Award nominations and four Honoree designations in the categories listed below.

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PBS Programs Receive 12 Peabody Awards

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On April 2, the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2013.

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Nationwide Research Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an “Excellent” Use of Tax Dollars for 11th Consecutive Year

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During a time of significant increase in broadcast audience numbers and growing reach on digital platforms, PBS and its member stations were again named #1 in trust among nationally known institutions and called an “excellent” use of tax dollars by the American public in a national poll for the 11th year in a row.

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PBS Announces New Programming During Winter TCA Session

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Today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, PBS announced a new slate of programs to air in the spring of 2014 and beyond. A brief synopsis of each program is listed below, along with links to the full press releases.

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PBS Renews 'TAVIS SMILEY' Talk Show for Two More Years

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TAVIS SMILEY, which airs weeknights on PBS, has been renewed for two years, it was announced today by Beth Hoppe, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming. The extension will take TAVIS SMILEY, now in its 10th season, through 2015.

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PBS Announces Winter/Spring Season With Strong Roster of Returning Series and New Entries in Variety of Genres

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PBS released today an updated slate of Winter/Spring 2014 programs, including the long-awaited return of MASTERPIECE “Sherlock, Season 3” starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the legendary British sleuth, on Sunday, January 19 at 10 p.m. ET.

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