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Election 2014

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The Vermont PBS Governor debate is tonight!
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October 9th - Governor candidates
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7:30 pm live on air and online!
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As part of our Election 2014 initiative, Vermont PBS is pleased to be holding live debates on air, and online right here along with a Twitter feed!
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TILE_Vermont PBS PLUS!

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Vermont PBS PLUS!
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Learn about our second HD broadcast service offering alternative programming and more content from local and regional producers.

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Friday, May 1, 2015
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies

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Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies
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Screening & Discussion
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5:30 pm
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Location: 
Vermont Department of Health
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27 Federal Street
City, State: 
St. Albans, VT
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Community Cinema
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Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report

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POV's 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

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POV's 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story
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Screening & Discussion
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
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Location: 
Mt. Mansfield Union High School, Room 516
City, State: 
Jericho, VT
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Community Cinema
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Screening & discussion of POV: 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story. Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. At age 15, Kenneth Young received four consecutive life sentences for a series of armed robberies. Imprisoned for more than a decade, he believed he would die behind bars. Now a U.S. Supreme Court decision could set him free. This film follows Young's struggle for redemption, revealing a justice system with thousands of young people serving sentences intended for society's most dangerous criminals. Panel Discussion moderated by Professor Gary Scudder, Champlain College, Core Division. Panelists: TJ Donovan, Chittenden County State’s Attorney Jeanne Lieberman, Adjunct Faculty, Champlain College, Core Division Pace McConkie, Director, Morgan State University Robert M. Bell Center for Civil Rights in Education Rep. Suzi Wizowaty, Director, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform.  Contact:  Professor Rowshan Nemazee.  (802) 865-5751 
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Peg + Cat

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Peg + Cat
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Screening & Craft
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 9:00 am
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Location: 
Fletcher Memorial Library
City, State: 
Ludlow, VT
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Community Cinema
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Screening of two episodes of Peg + Cat.  This preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

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PLUM Landing

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PLUM Landing
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Screening & Craft
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Friday, April 24, 2015 11:00 am
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
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Community Cinema
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Plum Landing follows the adventures of Plum, a video game designer from the desolate Planet Blorb who longs to experience nature. 

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
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Screening & Craft
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Thursday, April 23, 2015 11:00 am
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Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Kids event
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PBS KIDS is partnering with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), to inspire families to “Explore the Outdoors,”  Join us for a screening & craft of a Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood episode designed to encourage kids and families to explore the outdoors and discover nature.

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The Cookie Thief

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The Cookie Thief
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Screening & Craft
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Friday, April 24, 2015 10:00 am
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Location: 
Rutland Free Library
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
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Community Cinema
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Screening and craft of Sesame Street's The Cookie Thief. In this episode, a brand new museum has opened on Sesame Street, the Museum of Modern Cookie!

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Dinosaur Trail: Exploring the Outdoors

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Dinosaur Trail: Exploring the Outdoors
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Screen & Craft
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 10:30 am
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Location: 
Jaquith Public Library
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122 School Street
City, State: 
Marshfield, VT
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Community Cinema
Kids event
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PBS KIDS is partnering with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), to inspire families to “Explore the Outdoors,”  Join us for a screening & craft of a Dinosaur Train episode designed to encourage kids and families to explore the outdoors and discover nature.

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