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MPTV LOOKS BACK AT VIETNAM WAR FROM LOCAL PERSPECTIVE

MILWAUKEE JOURNALIST LOOKS BACK AT VIETNAM WAR FROM LOCAL PERSPECTIVE -- AND FORWARD TO ITS CONNECTIONS TO MODERN VIETNAM

The nightly news images of men fighting in the trenches has been burned …

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MPTV AND MILWAUKEE THEATRE PREPARE FOR BRITISH INVASION

Fifty years ago, on September 4, Milwaukee hosted its first and last Beatles concert in Wisconsin. Milwaukee was only one of 25 cities on The Beatles first American tour. Milwaukee Public Television …

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MPTV AND HUNGER TASK FORCE JOIN FORCES TO GET KIDS EXCITED ABOUT LEARNING IN TIME FOR SCHOOL

During summer break, children can lose up to two months of learning in math and reading, and for children who don't have access to books and learning materials, the "summer slide" is worse. In an …

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BLACK NOUVEAU WINS THREE FIRST PLACE AWARDS FROM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BLACK JOURNALISTS

Milwaukee's own BLACK NOUVEAU won three first place awards at the National Association for Black Journalists' 2014 Salute To Excellence Awards, in the Documentary, Public Affairs Program and Public …

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2ND ANNIVERSARY OF SIKH TEMPLE SHOOTINGS REMEMBERED ON MPTV

Two years, almost to the day, after the tragedy that rocked Oak Creek, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) will broadcast THE SIKH TEMPLE SHOOTINGS: WAKING IN OAK CREEK. This inspiring look at the …

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CAMPBELLSPORT ELEMENTARY FIRST-GRADER PLACES IN WRITING CONTEST AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) has announced local 7 year-old Sam Ellenbecker as a national winner in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest. As a first-place winner in the local contest sponsored by MPTV, …

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OUTDOOR WISCONSIN PRODUCER TO RECEIVE ONE OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS IN TELEVISION

Producer and Director Maryann Lazarski will be inducted into the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Milwaukee Silver Circle. With over 30 years of …

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22 AREA CHILDREN WIN AWARDS IN MPTV'S CHILDREN'S WRITING CONTEST

Out of 486 entries from across its viewing area, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) has announced the 22 winners of the 2014 PBS KIDS Writers Contest, a competition for children in kindergarten …

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BLACK NOUVEAU RECOGNIZED BY NATIONAL GROUP FOR ITS AFRICAN AMERICAN PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAMMING

Milwaukee's own BLACK NOUVEAU has received 4 nominations in the National Association for Black Journalists' 2014 Salute To Excellence Awards. Currently in its 22nd season, BLACK NOUVEAU is one of the …

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MPTV DOUBLES THE FUN THIS SUMMER WITH A NEW PBS KIDS PROGRAM LINE-UP

Schedule Updated to Accommodate School-Aged Kids on Summer Break

During the summer months, children ages 4-8 join Milwaukee Public Television's (MPTV) daytime audience. In order to accommodate the …

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