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PBS Newshour Coverage of the Republican & Democratic Conventions

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PBS NewsHour will combine forces with NPR News to co-produce and broadcast joint, live, prime time coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention July 18 – 21 in Cleveland and the 2016 Democratic National Convention July 25 – 28 in Philadelphia.

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America in Black & Blue

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Watch Friday, July 15, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT-TV | PBS presents AMERICA IN BLACK & BLUE, A PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND SPECIAL, addressing the early July incidents in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and Dallas, and the interaction between police interaction between police and communities of color.

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FRONTLINE | Putin’s Way

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Watch Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 10pm | Examine the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Putin’s reign in Russia.

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PBS NewsHour | Super Tuesday 2016

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Watch Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 11pm on WMHT TV | Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff for PBS NewsHour's special coverage of SuperTuesday.

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PBS Democratic Presidential Debate 2016, a PBS Newshour special

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Watch Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | Tune in for the first Democratic presidential debate following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.

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PBS Newshour and Facebook announce social partnership for February 11 Democratic Primary Debate

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The PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate, which is part of the PBS Election 2016 lineup, will be broadcast nationwide on PBS stations and stream live at www.pbs.org/newshour.

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State of the Union 2016

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Watch Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | PBS will provide live coverage from PBS NEWSHOUR of President Obama's speech and the Republican response, along with PBS NEWSHOUR analysis, Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 9/8c.

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FRONTLINE | Supplements and Safety

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Watch Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT TV | FRONTLINE investigates the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with only limited FDA oversight.

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FRONTLINE | Escaping Isis

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Watch Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 10pm | Reveals gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the group’s brutal reign.

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FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch December 2015 on WMHT TV & World TV | In a special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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