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— public television at its best — 

Looking for kid-friendly and family-friendly television? Wondering where to find a variety of news and opinion? Ready to get busy with how-to programs on everything from construction, gardening, quilting, painting, and cooking to antiques? 471 more words

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#62. Watch “The PBS NewsHour” on your local public television station for entire week. Do you miss the commercials?

IDEA #62. Watch “The PBS NewsHour” on your local public television station for entire week. Do you miss the commercials? Share your thoughts with an interested adult or perhaps your school social studies or history teacher. 335 more words

Civic And Community Engagement

Victorian Kitchen Garden

A happy post this morning; another gem from the bounty of Youtube.

The Victorian Kitchen Garden is a 1987 program from the BBC and Sveriges Television 2. 680 more words

Boy n the Hood


Fred Rogers would’ve been 86 years old today.

Here’s a few things you might not have known about the television icon:

Art

Earthkeeping "City Life" - WTTW Chicago 1970s

The Chicago Film Archives are doing a great job putting the historic films that they are preserving on line for people to see. Earthkeeping was a series on the public television station WTTW Channel 11 in the early seventies that explored environmental, ecological and societal issues.

Film

The Bayou was a great music club, and Dave Lilling made the documentary to prove it

I know a guy whose company produced a documentary about what might be the coolest music club I ever experienced.

A million years ago, Dave Lilling and I used to cover the same events. 640 more words

Music

The Absolute Worster (or Bester?) in Public Access Television

President Gerald Ford summed up the utopian theme of what public access television should be: educational; cultural; innovative; excellence. Unfortunately (or fortunately if you happen to have the same sense of humor that I do), those terms don’t always apply to the oddities that pop up on public access TV. 980 more words

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