Jim Lehrer moderates the first U.S. Presidential Debate between Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.
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January 23, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS "NewsHour" that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85. Read more here.
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scene from the reboot of “Clifford the Big Red Dog.”
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December 04, 2019 - 11:08 am
Scholastic Entertainment is rebooting the TV series about the giant dog with an equally large heart this week on Amazon Prime Video and PBS, the latter his home since the early aughts. Read more here.
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Actress Annette Bening is shown at a special screening of her film "Captain Marvel" in New York.
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November 05, 2019 - 9:30 am
Annette Bening will receive AARP the Magazine's lifetime achievement honor at the Movies for Grownups Awards next year.
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"Molly of Denali"
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July 08, 2019 - 12:40 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditions. Now the Fairbanks woman and other Alaska Natives are presenting their world to a general audience with "...
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This June 28, 1989 file photo shows Fred Rogers as he rehearses the opening of his PBS show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" during a taping in Pittsburgh.
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May 10, 2019 - 6:41 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP ) — Residents of Fred Rogers' home state of Pennsylvania will be encouraged to exhibit acts of kindness in honor of the beloved PBS children's show host. Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday said the state's website will share stories of good deeds and kind gestures May 23 for "1-4-3 Day,"...
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In this July 30, 2017 file photo, Ken Burns participates in the "The Vietnam War" panel during the PBS portion of the 2017 Summer TCA's in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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March 05, 2019 - 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress will begin presenting an award named for Ken Burns, who elevated the craft of historical documentaries. Officials announced on Tuesday the creation of the Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film. The annual award will recognize a filmmaker whose...
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Portrait of American educator and television personality Fred Rogers of the television series 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,' circa 1980s.
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September 21, 2018 - 1:19 pm
By Alaa Elassar and Nadeem Muaddi, CNN (CNN) -- It's a beautiful day for the legacy of Fred Rogers, one of America's most beloved television personalities. Fans on Friday awoke to a Google Doodle marking the 51st anniversary of the filming of the first episode of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. The...
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'Downton Abbey' movie release date announced
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September 19, 2018 - 8:51 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- Your return trip to 'Downton Abbey' has been booked. Focus Features on Wednesday announced the film continuation of the beloved award-winning series will hit North American theaters on September 19, 2019. Internationally, the film will debut on September 13, 2019,...
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Fred Rogers c. 1980
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June 08, 2018 - 11:06 am
By Brian Lowry, CNN (CNN) — "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" is a warm, nostalgic look back at the life and career of Fred Rogers, and his signature children's program, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." But the new documentary also contemplates the beloved TV host's battle on behalf of kindness and...
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