When a Signal is a Beacon of Hope after 9/11

September 8, 2016

Among the many businesses and organizations that were destroyed on 9/11 was the technical heart of Thirteen/WNET — the broadcasting equipment of New York City’s PBS station was located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

Education That is Must-See Television: Schedule Sept. 12-17

Elisa Lichtenbaum | September 6, 2016

Follow the journey of five students throughout their education, from 2003 to 2016 in Time for School; Shaquille O’Neal is one of the many education advocates who share their models for success on American Graduate Day on September 17; new documentaries from Frontline and NOVA and more.

THIRTEEN’s 9/11 Responses and Losses

August 31, 2016

Former THIRTEEN President & CEO Bill Baker reflects on THIRTEEN’s responses and losses on September 11, 2001, the day terrorists attacked its home city. On July 11, 2001, WNET celebrated the installation of its first digital transmitter on Tower One …

Presidents Having Fun

Rochelle Bawuah | August 10, 2016

August 11 is Presidential Joke Day. Take a break from this serious election season with four entertaining moments our presidents have provided in national debates, diplomacy, panel discussions and State of the Union addresses

The Presidents Documentary Series on PBS

Elisa Lichtenbaum | August 2, 2016

“ONCE A PRESIDENT gets to The White House, the only audience that is left that really matters is history,” said Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. From August 8 through 22, THIRTEEN revisits the stories of six 20th century …

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