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Fitness Programming 24/7

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We’ve been PBS fans since childhood & members in adulthood. Thank you for the outstanding work that you do. As a “Boomer” born in 1957, I’m really appreciating the fitness programs. Due to so many factors, PBS may be ultimate source for 24/7 fitness example & how-to programming to teach & encourage people of all ages to participate in daily fitness throughout their lives. Many viewers are home bound & lessons of COVID & public health issues is sufficient reason to have an additional programming devoted to all age groups. Thanks again & please consider. Public healthcare/fitness along with education is woefully inadequate for all people in USA.

AMAPOUR & CO.

Massachusetts
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Have spent 1 hour trying to find out WHY WGBH BOSTON IS STREAMING ONLY VIDEO AND NOT AUDIO ON MY ANDROID PHONE. ANY SUGGESTIONS OTHER THAN I HAVE CHECKED EVERY POSSIBLE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN?

Weekend Edition

Missouri
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I just have to tell you that I turn off NPR everytime Atesha Roscoe is on. She DOES NOT have a radio voice. It amazes me that she was a white house correspondent! Her voice is annoying, too forced, and her delivery sophomoric. And it not because she's black- she's just average. Not good enough for a national news anchor. Please, get someone who can speak

PBS news so biased!!!

South Carolina
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I use to give money to PBS. I don't any more because PBS has become sooo left wing. It is a disgrace!!!!

Washington Week

California
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I have been watching Washington Week in Review since the early 1970s when Paul Duke was the moderator. He had great panelists on, such as David Broder and Peter Lisador. Whatever their personal views, they would try to give honesty analyses about the political news and would sometimes differ among themselves. It was must-see TV. When Paul Duke left, he was replaced by Ken Bode, who carried on in the Paul Duke tradition. When PBS wanted Bode to bring more “edge” to the show, he refused and was then fired. Gwen Ifill brought an “edge” to the show, now renamed as Washington Week. She hated Republicans and made no effort to conceal this. She was then replaced by Robert Costa. Costa would begin each show by breathlessly announcing new breakthroughs in the Russian collusion case. After the Mueller report came out, Costa refused to apologize to the audience, even though it was the minimum he needed to do to restore his reputation. Robert Costa is no longer at Washington Week or the Washington Post, for that matter. Costa was then replaced by Yamiche Alcindor, who sees virtually every issue in terms of race. She has only panelists on the show who agree with her. Washington Week has become a propaganda show.

Newshour

Pennsylvania
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The post-Judy program is dull, flat, and center-less. The segments feel longer, and there’s a diminished sense of camaraderie among the reporters. The two-host format isn’t working, and Geoff’s hosting especially fails to elicit easy responses from guests—even Brooks. Losing Politics Monday just adds to the size of the hole.

PBS comments are not available to readers

Florida
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Many people comment here about PBS programming and you invariably tell them to contact PBS directly. However, comments to PBS are not listed on their website, so readers/listeners have no idea if others have the same issues with their programming. This is a huge disincentive for people to provide intelligent feedback, as they do on the NYTimes website. Given the fact that CPB has considerable influence on PBS, it seems disingenuous for you to tell people to send their comments to an organization that does not publish comments.

The great BRITISH BAKING SHOW

California
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All the other cooking shows are on. But the Great BRITISH BAKING SHOW.? that's the best and most current program. I dont watch kvie cooking show any more

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Judy Woodruff special projects

Wisconsin
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It’s wonderful that the terrific talents and experience of Judy Woodruff will be used to keep a pulse on our nation’s opinions and trends. If she wants to talk with someone who has a very common-sense and compassionate perspective on American life, my wife, Barbara Johnson would be a uniquely qualified person to talk with. I know that this is probably an email that will be dismissed, but I thought I would give you and/or Judy an opportunity to gain a rural, midwestern view on our nation’s issues. Richard J*****n

Burns The us and the Holocaust

California
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You are promoting distortion of history.

"The Heritage of Slavery"

California
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I represent a nonprofit dedicated to alleviate hunger inAmerica. We would like to use a youtube clip from your series "of Black America". It appears that episode 5 is copyrighted. I believe Fair Use applies but please let me know if you have any legal objection to using this episode in our online Hunger Museum.. Thank you.

The heritage of slavery. By Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.

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Registration Number / Date RE0000717530 / 1996-01-04 Renewal Registration for A00000046722 / 1968-09-12 Type of Work Text Title The heritage of slavery. By Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. Series Of Black America Copyright Claimant CBS, Inc. (PWH) Names Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. CBS, Inc.

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Funding Radio & Television

Missouri
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I am a retired Public radio engineer. I am retired from two Universities. I worked at the radio stations for over two decades. At the second Radio station our transmitter was co-located at the PBS transmitter. So for over ten years I had the opportunity to observe the transmitter sites of both an NPR and PBS stations. In the time I was there, the television station replaced their transmitter 3 times. While that was going on there was no money for replacing my 30 year old transmitter. Maybe I am that much a better engineer than theirs were. Well, I must admit that during that time the change from NTSC to ATSC occurred. That change should have been funded outside of the regular equipment replacement funding. My point is that television is funded far in excess of what radio needs. A radio station should not be required to keep repairing a 20 to 30 year old transmitter when the television station is over-funded that they can replace theirs twice. I AM erring on the conservative side in saying that they replaced their transmitter twice during that period.

I am an engineer. I therefore not a writer. I tend to be terse. I am not a persuasive writer or speaker. I must insist that you take my statements and observations as real and more critical than I am stating here.

Quick Question

Tennessee
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Hello CPB Team, Happy Wednesday!

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We appreciate and welcome any feedback you may have regarding our information.   I look forward to hearing back from you soon.

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Judy Woodruff

Idaho
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I would like to make positive and supportive comments to Judy Woodruff for her series that is now airing in Boise Idaho about what America is so polarized politically. Can you tell me how to sent here an email? Thank you

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The great BRITISH BAKING SHOW

California
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All the other cooking shows are on. But the Great BRITISH BAKING SHOW.? that's the best and most current program. I dont watch kvie cooking show any more

Politics Monday

Massachusetts
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I used to watch the News Hour on Mondays and Fridays specifically because I liked the commentary. I miss Politics Monday! Now I’m down to Friday alone. Additionally, reporting seems “fluffier”, e.g., no mention yesterday of sending tanks to Ukraine.

National Public Radio Audit

Hawaii
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When was the last time you audited National Public Radio for balance and objectivity? Is the audit public? NPR stopped trying to show the both sides of any issue in 2016; I assumed balance and objectivity would return after Trump left office, but the progressive/liberal slant on all stories continues. I was a big fan and generous supporter of NPR prior to 2017. No longer.

get rid of kabin

Colorado
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he is stupid this is a music station noit an idiot tlk show

Politics Monday

Virginia
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why did you drop Amy Walter's and Tamara Keith's segment Poltics Monday from the Newshour?

black woman on washington week

Wisconsin
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Get this liar off of your show, spewing lies. She said someone was looking for nancy pelosi, but beat up her husband instead. Lies.