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Schedule of Presidential Debates

Christina Knight | September 19, 2016
Donald Trump (left) and Hillary Clinton (right) during the 2016 election campaign

The most protracted, wild ride of a presidential election cycle is nearing its penultimate main event—the presidential debates. See the schedule and learn about activities revolving around the debates.

Poldark on PBS: What American Audiences Should Know

Deborah Gilbert | September 19, 2016
Poldark on PBS: What American Audiences Should Know

Poldark on MASTERPIECE, the popular romantic saga based on the novels by Winston Graham and starring Aidan Turner as Captain Ross Poldark, returns to PBS Sunday, September 25 at 8pm with a special two-hour premiere. Much like with Downton Abbey, I’ll be recapping each episode of the new season. Join in the discussion, here.

Public Television by Decade: Pioneers of Thirteen

September 9, 2016
Public Television by Decade: Pioneers of Thirteen

THIRTEEN has probably provided you a lot of “firsts.” Your first earful of people who speak English with odd, clipped accents (Masterpiece), your first live concert with a giant of Soul music (Soul!), and your first reality tv show (An American Family). On Saturday, see a marathon of the most important innovations in five decades of television.

Two Moyers Series Created to Help New Yorkers After 9/11

September 8, 2016
Two Moyers Series Created to Help New Yorkers After 9/11

After the tragedy of 9/11, Thirteen responded by creating two key prime time, live discussion series: Moyers in Conversation and New York Voices: The Days After. “They proved that the much maligned ‘talking head’ isn’t a bad thing when the heads that are talking make good, timely sense.”

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

September 8, 2016
When a Signal is a Beacon of Hope after 9/11

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
Shaquille O'Neal

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.

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