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View Resource Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Online

[Note: Site review from the "Where Are They Now" section of the July 18, 1997 Scout Report: "PBS was announced as a gopher site. The gopher site is now defunct, having metamorphosed into one of the best television-related sites available. PBS provides a plethora of programming-related sites, including large sites devoted to NOVA, Frontline, The American Experience, P.O.V., and the News Hour,...
View Resource The American Experience: Eleanor Roosevelt

This PBS companion site to the film biography -- to be broadcast this month -- of America's most famous first lady offers supplemental information and learning resources, including biographical information on Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Louis Howe, Marian Anderson, and J. Edgar Hoover; historical background on the Progressive Movement, the battle for suffrage, and the...
View Resource PBS: Arts

Recently, PBS redesigned the section of its main homepage dedicated to the arts programming featured on the network. The results are quite impressive and the hope is that this new site will "bring audiences directly into the creative process." The homepage has a Featured Art area that includes a digital remix of Mister Rogers singing, along with craft shows from the gifted Randall Darwall. The...