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Live Television Event Showcases the Wonders of Spring

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Spring is here and that means there are big changes in nature. It’s a time of rebirth, renewed energy, and dramatic transformations. See the change from winter to spring in real time from iconic locations across America with the new live broadcast event, American Spring LIVE.

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New Series Profiles Technological Breakthroughs

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Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects that modern people take for granted, and see how science, invention and technology built on one another to change everything.

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Champion of the Free Press, Joseph Pulitzer, featured on “American Masters”

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A Jewish immigrant from Hungary, Joseph Pulitzer started his career as a gifted journalist before becoming a successful publisher and businessman. Against the context of America’s explosive growth as a world force during the Gilded Age, Pulitzer emerged as the country’s first media titan, reshaping the newspaper to bear witness to and even propel that transformation.

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Families Separated by Bars Featured in Independent Films film “Tre Maison Dasan”

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An estimated one in 14 American children is growing up with a parent in prison. See the hardships they face through the eyes of three children – Tre, Maison and Dasan – in the Independent Lens special "Tre Maison Dasan."

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Public Media Connect Helps to STEMulate Young Minds

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At Public Media Connect, we appreciate hearing how we impact our viewers. It’s our mission to provide our viewers with high quality educational and entertaining programming and content that everyone, young and old, can enjoy.

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"306 Hollywood" on POV

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Take a magical journey to the house at 306 Hollywood Avenue on POV Monday, March 18, at 9pm on CET and ThinkTV16. "306 Hollywood" is unique not only because of the story, but also because it’s a Magical Realist Documentary.

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Sleeper Picks: March, April and May 2019

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We have some awesome shows coming this spring that you’ll hear all about – Les Miserables on Masterpiece, Nature’s American Spring LIVE and Korea: The Never-Ending War to name a few – but you’ll want to set the DVR for these shows too!

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March Membership Drive Highlights

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From Josh Groban and Andrea Bocelli to Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this March’s membership drive is packed with a wide variety of programming.

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Singer and Activist Holly Near Featured on American Masters

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American Masters – Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives, airing Friday, March 1, at 9pm on CET and at 10:30pm on ThinkTV16, kicks off Women’s History Month and explores how Holly Near provided an inspiring soundtrack to nearly a half-century of global and local struggles for equality and change.

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Sammy Davis, Jr. Featured on American Masters

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This February, in honor of Black History Month, American Masters will present a profile of an iconic performer who broke new ground in entertainment as the Civil Rights movement gathered momentum in America – Sammy Davis, Jr.

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"Wild Way of the Vikings" Comes to Nature on February 13

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From the killer whales of the North Sea to the volcanic mounts of Iceland, see the deep history and cultural respect the Vikings had for the land and sea with the premiere of Nature: Wild Way of the Vikings on February 13.

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American Experience’s "Sealab" Moves to February 12

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Due to the broadcast of the PBS NewsHour coverage of the State of the Union Address, American Experience: Sealab has been moved to February 12.

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Sleeper Picks - February 2019

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There are some underdog shows coming up in February! Here’s what our Chief Programming Officer, Jim Wiener, is looking forward to watching:

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NOVA’s Kilauea – Hawai’i on Fire

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In May 2018, the Kīlauea volcano erupted, destroying neighborhoods with devastating force and uprooting thousands of residents. It was Hawaiʻi’s most destructive volcanic eruption in generations.

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"Nature" Explores the Story of the Horse

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"Nature: Equus – Story of the Horse", a new two-part special from Nature that profiles the history of the horse and explores the relationship between horses and humans, premieres Wednesdays, January 16 and January 23, at 8pm on ThinkTV16 and CET.

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