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Nature’s Superheroes: Hummingbirds

Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 7, 2016
Chestnut-breasted coronet

Superhero traits like strength, speed and agility also come in small packages. The general perception of hummingbirds is that they’re delicate and jewel-like. According to Emmy-winning filmmaker Ann Johnson Prum, they’re feisty, fierce, and tough as nails.

Mr. Miranda’s Neighborhood: PBS

Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 6, 2016
Mr. Miranda’s Neighborhood: PBS

Lin Manuel-Miranda has been the creative and cast for Sesame Street and The Electric Company, interned at THIRTEEN, and now has a second documentary appearing on Great Performances. Here are some fun facts about his enthusiastic and enduring association with public television.

October Highlights on THIRTEEN

October 6, 2016
October Highlights on THIRTEEN

What are you looking forward to this month — Hamilton’s America and GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends on Great Performances? Poldark on Masterpiece? Normal Lear: Just Another Version of You on American Masters? A look at the economy in Dream …

Thirteen Hosts National Voter Registration Day Event

September 27, 2016
Thirteen Hosts National Voter Registration Day Event

Come one, come all. Register to vote in New York City or if you are already registered, join everyone for live music, documentary screenings and special guests in honor of National Voter Registration Day. The event can be seen in live stream video, from 4:45pm to 8pm here.

10 Fun Facts on Voting History

Winter Shanck | September 21, 2016
Gerald Ford campaigns at the Nassau County Veterans Coliseum

We’ve scoured the continent and the ages to highlight some unusual and fun facts about voting history in the United States.

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