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The Quest for Absolute Zero Turns Up Strange and Surreal Superfluids

Getting anything down to true absolute zero-where there is no atomic movement whatsoever-is probably a physical impossibility. But in our quest to see how...

Curious Arctic Fox Pups Destroy Hidden Camera In The Most Adorable...

Sorry PBS "Nature," these mischievous arctic fox pups don't give two hoots about how expensive your cameras might be.The documentary TV program shared footage...

Larry David, Bernie Sanders told they’re related on PBS show

Larry David's days on "Saturday Night Live" impersonating Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will certainly endure.The longtime comic channeled the Vermont senator so well,...

Lessons from Vietnam, courtesy of a war hero and 4-star general

The following commentary is part of an ongoing series that compares the challenges in Vietnam to the challenges service members face today. Stream...

Outpouring of thanks for KC-area veteran appearing on Ken Burns’ ‘Vietnam’

Minutes after Episode 2 of the PBS documentary "The Vietnam War" ran its closing credits, a former helicopter gunship pilot reached out from Florida...

Chicago PBS station WYCC hoping to stay on the air through...

On the brink of signing off after 34 years as Chicago's "other" public TV station, WYCC-Ch. 20 may have found a way to stay...

‘The Vietnam War’ is Ken Burns’s most ambitious – and darkest...

There are many remarkable moments in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's epic documentary "The Vietnam War." With that subject, those filmmakers, and a...

Ten years in the making,

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick return with another epic series that tells us how who were were then got us to now VIDEORevisiting all...

Ken Burns’ Vietnam War docu-series premieres this Sunday

The story of the Vietnam War is a story about the present as well as the past, says Ken Burns, whose documentary on...

How Did Mister Rogers Raise $140 Million for PBS in Just...

Image credit: Fotos International | Getty Images Back in May, 1969, the Public Broadcasting Service was facing serious cuts in its budget....