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Black History Month Programming on NPT

Published on February 2, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is observing Black History Month with a number of exciting programs celebrating the lives and accomplishments of African Americans. We’ll also premiere our latest history documentary, First Black Statesmen: Tennessee’s Self-Made Men, about a group of African-American legislators in the late 1800s.   Other highlights from our February offerings include: Wednesday, February 10, at […]

What Can Wonder Do For You?

Published on February 26, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Last week, we told you about In Performance at the White House – Celebrating the Music of Stevie Wonder: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize., which airs on NPT on Friday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. Central (some PBS stations are airing it the night before, so don’t be confused). The show was taped last […]

Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House

Published on February 18, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Update 2/19/09 5:05 ET: Scheduled performers, announced today and including Wonder, are Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Martina McBride, Esperanza Spalding, Will.i.am, and the gospel duo Mary Mary, among others. President Obama will confer the Gershwin Prize upon Wonder during the event. Title of show has also been updated below. In an exciting last-minute addition to […]