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2012-10-16 11:23:22

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, producer of the PBS NewsHour, numerous documentaries and civic engagement projects, is pleased to announce its expansion into e-publishing with the release of "Debating our Destiny: Presidential Debate Moments That Shaped History," a new line of books and videos. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-07-30 02:29:21

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced that it has been selected by MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, which produces "PBS NewsHour" and PBS Convention coverage, to provide live, high-definition (HD) video feeds of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Using Level 3's Vyvx Solutions, MacNeil/Lehrer will produce and deliver video coverage of each of the four-day events to PBS' large viewerbase. (Logo:...

2012-06-21 02:24:28

Expanded online coverage provides viewers with an "all-access pass" to the GOP and Democratic conventions ARLINGTON, Va., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long known for providing the most complete primetime coverage of the national political conventions, PBS NEWSHOUR is going to even greater lengths to give viewers a first-hand look at the 2012 party conventions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120621/DC28181-a) (Photo:...

2011-11-03 17:33:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club's Annual Book Fair and Authors' Night will take place Tuesday, November 15 at the Club's headquarters at 529 14th Street NW from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. As many as 90 authors are expected to sign books and meet fans at this premier literary event of the holiday season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) "I love books because they enable us to expand a reader's reach beyond their own time...

2011-10-27 10:00:00

Long-time Washington Post Executive will head company that produces the PBS NewsHour effective January 2012 ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, producer of the PBS NEWSHOUR, is pleased to announce the appointment of long-time Washington Post executive, Boisfeuillet (Bo) Jones Jr., as new President & CEO. He will join MacNeil/Lehrer Productions at the first of the year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111027/DC94870) "It is a happy...

2011-05-12 09:45:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Lehrer said today that he will take another step toward ending his 36 years of anchoring or co-anchoring the daily public television news broadcast known now as the PBS NEWSHOUR. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110512/DC00606) He said, effective June 6, he will no longer be part of the regular daily anchor rotation team, but he will still appear on many Friday evenings to moderate the weekly analysis of Shields and...

2011-04-13 09:00:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will present the Churchill Bell on April 30 to three outstanding American citizens: journalist Jim Lehrer, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and historian Gordon Wood. The award, the Foundation's highest, is given to those who exemplify what it means to be active and engaged citizens, building upon the principles of liberty, courage, dignity and devotion to the common good preserved and...

2011-04-05 13:39:00

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Lehrer, who has set a standard of broadcast excellence at PBS for more than 35 years, has been selected as the winner of the National Press Club's 2011 Fourth Estate Award, the highest honor presented by the world's leading professional organization for journalists. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "Jim Lehrer has embodied the time-tested core values of journalism dating back to when many people had only...

2011-04-04 15:24:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-journalism-foundation/journalism-awards-gala-recognizes-excellence TORONTO, April 4 /PRNewswire/ - Famed political journalist Robert MacNeil, longtime foreign correspondent Patrick Brown and Global National anchor Dawna Friesen are among the renowned journalists taking part in the 14th annual Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) Annual Awards Gala on June 7, 2011 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in...

2010-10-22 10:27:00

Innovative LIVE Interactive Special Election Webcast Hosted by Jim Lehrer in Partnership with Ustream Begins at 10 pm ET 1-hour Live Special Broadcast Hosted by Jim Lehrer Airs on PBS and Continues Streaming Online at 11 pm ET ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When voters head to the polls to cast their ballots in the 2010 midterm elections, they may make history by voting for a big change in the federal government for the third consecutive election. Majority control of...