Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne

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Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne tells the little-known story of Augusta Chiwy, a black nurse, and her heroic service at a U.S. military aid station during the opening days of the Battle of The Bulge. Rhode Island PBS presents the film on Monday, December 26, 2016 at 10 p.m.

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'A Road to the Alamo' by Way of Rhode Island

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There is an incredible and little known story about the Rhode Island connection - an important connection - to the uprising at the Alamo in Texas. It's told in "A Road to the Alamo: The Albert Martin Story" by Rhode Island filmmaker Francis Leazes, Jr. The film premieres during 'Rhode Island Stories' Thursday, January 12 at 8 p.m. on Rhode Island PBS.

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Intern Wanted

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College juniors and seniors: Rhode Island PBS has a public relations + social media internship available for 10-12 hrs/wk. The internship is available for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. (Extended hours available for summer.) Please read the full description. To be considered, send a cover letter with your resume and a writing sample (500-600 words) to Lucie Raposo, public@ripbs.org.

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From Wellesley to the European War Zone and Back, 'Defying the Nazis' Actually Begins and Ends in RI

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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War tells the story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, a Unitarian minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly committed to multiple life-threatening missions in Europe at the beginning of World War II.

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Preview the Latest Sensation from Masterpiece: VICTORIA!

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Join us for the screening preview of the first hour of VICTORIA, the latest sensation from Masterpiece. VICTORIA is the 7-part story of the petite queen with the will of steel who ruled for more than 60 years. This event is exclusively for members of Rhode Island PBS on Fri, January 6 at 7 pm at Rhode Island PBS studios. You are welcome to call for reservations or to become a member.

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All-New 'NetWorks 2016' Profiles 12 Rhode Island Artists

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Twelve all-new profiles of Rhode Island artists are featured in NetWorks 2016, part of a multi-media project that showcases the works, inspiration, creative process, and achievements of Rhode Island rich and diverse community of contemporary local artists.

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The Stories of Our Town: Westerly

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Neighbors and friends in Westerly, Rhode Island, have been busy planning, writing, narrating, and filming the stories they wanted to tell about their beautiful town. Here are summaries of some of the stories.

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Explore Our Town: Westerly with Rhode Island PBS

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The local legends, historical happenings, and backyard secrets of Westerly, Rhode Island, are the focus of the latest edition Our Town, an ongoing Rhode Island PBS community project.

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Celebrate Christmas Traditions on December 24 and 25

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From the Call the Midwife Christmas Special on Christmas Eve, to traditional carols from around the world overnight, to brand new versions of Anne of Green Gables and Pollyanna on Christmas afternoon, Rhode Island PBS decorates your holiday. Enjoy the festivities!

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New Adaptation of the Classic Anne of Green Gables Airs Christmas Day

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Rhode Island PBS premieres Anne of Green Gables for the whole family on December 25 at 1 pm.

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Pollyanna Brings the 'Glad Game' to Rhode Island PBS on Christmas Day

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On Christmas Day at 2:30 pm, enjoy the heart-warming story of hope and happiness, Pollyanna. Based on the 1913 best-seller by Eleanor H. Porter, Pollyanna is the timeless tale of a little girl with an irrepressible enthusiasm for life.

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A Lively Experiment week of November 18, 2016

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Immigration and Obamacare; big topics nationwide and in Rhode Island. Join Jim Hummel, Dave Layman, Donna Perry, Pablo Rodriguez, and Bob Weygand as they discuss the impact President-elect Trump might have on these very significant issues.

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doubleFEATURE presents PELL, the story of the man behind the grant

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PELL tells the inspiring story of United States Senator from Rhode Island Claiborne Pell and his fight, against all odds, to give students the opportunity for higher education, regardless of their economic background.

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