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    KERA PREMIERES NEW DOCUMENTARY ABOUT BOB WILSON

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2011 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – In honor of its 50th anniversary, KERA, the North Texas public broadcasting station, is premiering a new half-hour documentary special on Wednesday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. entitled Bob Wilson and the Early Years of KERA. This new production focuses on a defining era early in […]

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    KERA Classics September 2011 Program Guide

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2011 Please visit the KERA Classics page on kera.org. Profile: Lillian Hellman (1981) In this first episode of the five-part profile of Lillian Hellman, the brilliant and often controversial writer tells of her early days as a struggling young playwright, her first taste of success and its toll, her experiences […]

  • KERA RECEIVES 50th ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE IN U.S. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2011                                                                 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Congratulates KERA on Historic Milestone DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On Monday, July 11, 2011, KERA, the public broadcasting station in North Texas, received a U.S. Congressional Record tribute by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, U.S. Representative of the 30th Congressional District of Texas. Congresswoman Johnson’s tribute recognized […]

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    KERA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS ON THE AIR

    FOR RELEASE BEGINNING: JULY 1, 2011 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA, the North Texas public broadcasting station, is celebrating 50 years on the air featuring vintage programming from the KERA archives, an exciting multimedia contest, a special anniversary website and a celebratory fundraising event. Fifty years ago KERA Channel 13 began broadcasting instructional programs for teachers […]

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    “KERA Classics” Program Descriptions

    SUNDAY NIGHTS DURING JULY AND AUGUST Opry House Filmed in the KERA studios, Opry House was the original Texas country music concert series and a precursor to another public television favorite, Austin City Limits. The series spotlighted artists who were stars then and legends now. The three episodes include: Willie Nelson (1974) Willie Nelson made […]