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We speak with the former secretary of state and Patricia Harrison, the president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, about the hard work of reminding America of its shared creed.

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A new PBS program features stories of people coming together across ideological divides. We speak with “American Creed” director Sam Ball.

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A still image from “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,” a new episode of “Frontline.”

A new episode of “Frontline” shines a light on the little-known story of the only U.S. bank to be prosecuted in the fallout of the 2008 financial crisis. We speak with the director and producer of “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail.”

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Rob Rapley

Meet one of the filmmakers behind a new “American Experience” series about the United States’ entry into World War I.

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Gwen Ifill

On Monday, the co-anchor and managing editor of “PBS NewsHour” died at the age of 61 following several months of cancer treatment.

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Krishaun Branch at Urban Prep Graduation (Tod Lending / Courtesy POV)

A pair of ambitious teenagers rise above the challenges of coming of age in Englewood. We preview an inspiring documentary called “All the Difference.”

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John McLaughlin

The host and creator of the long-running PBS public affairs show, “The McLaughlin Group,” died Tuesday morning. He was 89 years old.

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The second installment of WTTW's "10 That Changed America" premiers Tuesday. This time, host Geoffrey Baer looks at 10 American parks that changed how we live and play in our cities.

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Paula Kerger, president and CEO of PBS, joins Chicago Tonight to discuss her vision for the future of public media, the challenges PBS and its member stations face with fundraising and editorial control, and how public media can grow and build their audiences.

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There's a new PBS documentary exploring the Italian American experience. We talk with the filmmaker.

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The newest film by PBS documentarian Ken Burns chronicles one of America's most influential families.

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We talk with, Rebecca Eaton, the executive producer of Masterpiece and get the inside scoop on America’s beloved British dramas. We also check to see what’s to come next season on Downton Abbey. Read an excerpt from Eaton's book.

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The Reagan Presidency is a new documentary focusing on President Reagan’s domestic and foreign policy decisions during his two terms in office. It premieres on WTTW11 at 8:00 pm Thursday. Watch a trailer and read more about Reaganomics.

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10 Buildings That Changed America is the name of Geoffrey Baer’s new PBS special debuting nationwide on May 12. He joins us with a preview.

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NPR's Peter Sagal joins us to discuss his new PBS series about the U.S. Constitution.

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We take a new look at the original funny ladies in TV history.

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