Wisconsin plan: ‘I’d be there for that’

Posted: July 6, 2009

While shooting more than 100 interviews for their Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories series, Wisconsin Public Television producers kept hearing the same comment from many of the veterans: They weren’t welcomed home after their grueling tours of duty 40 years ago … Continue reading

Finding Explorer

Posted: June 23, 2009

The kinds of people who like new experiences, enjoy scanning expanded horizons, want to see things from varied perspectives are the people most likely to be PBS viewers, says Margaret Mark. Continue reading

Fiscal year-end layoffs include 10% of PBS staff

Posted: June 22, 2009

Swamped by the recession tsunami as they prepared for the new fiscal year, public broadcasters at PBS headquarters; WQLN in Erie, Pa.; two Wisconsin stations and Colorado Public Radio cut budgets to keep their noses above the red ink.Falling by … Continue reading

PBS grandfathers sectarian shows

Posted: June 22, 2009

In a compromise with the few pubTV stations that carry religious programming, the PBS Board voted June 16 to allow them to keep their PBS membership without dropping the shows. Member stations also can carry worship services and other clearly … Continue reading

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