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    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

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  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.
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THE EMPOWERED PATIENT WHAT IT MEANS, AND HOW IT IS REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE

WQED PITTSBURGH JOINS STATEWIDE BROADCAST TO ADDRESS HEROIN CRISIS IN PENNSYLVANIA

BEST OF HORIZONS DOCUMENTARY TO LOOK AT HIGHLIGHTS FROM LOCAL SERIES BROADCAST FOR MORE THAN 45 YEARS

REGIONAL EDWARD R. MURROW AWARD FOR "NEWS DOCUMENTARY" PRESENTED TO WQED FOR PROFILE ON WWII ARTIST ELIZABETH BLACK

KIDS' TV SHOW ON SLEEP, CREATED BY DUQUESNE PROFESSOR, TO AIR LOCALLY AND ACROSS COUNTRY

CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION DOCUMENTARY PROVIDES A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE EXCLUSIVE LAKEFRONT PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL
Chautauqua: Charting a Life in the Arts Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. on WQED-TV

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE, EASTER AND PASSOVER PROGRAMS ON WQED-TV AND CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3 THIS APRIL

ITALIAN WEDDING TRADITIONS CELEBRATED WITH A NEW QED COOKS
Italian Wedding Feast Premieres Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. on WQED-TV

WQED PRESENTS NEW PROGRAM SHOWING LOCAL PERSPECTIVE OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

A NEW GENERATION TO PARTICIPATE ON WQED'S NEW 4802 Final Friday
Show Will Include Panelists with a Perspective Aimed at a Different Generation

2014 press releases in WQED-TV


HUMAN TRAFFICKING: PITTSBURGH FIGHTS BACK
Emotional Survivors, Law Enforcement, Non-Profits, Government Agencies, and Others Share Emotional Stories Thursday, January 23 at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV

Change of Habit
A Look at the Impact and Decline of Catholic Nuns in Pittsburgh

2013 press releases in WQED-TV


HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING
WQED-TV & CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3 ANNOUNCE 2013 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

WQED HONORS VETERANS WITH SPECIAL PROGRAMMING

PITTSBURGH ARTIST'S SKETCHES OF WORLD WAR II TROOPS RECEIVED BY FAMILIES 70 YEARS LATER
Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black Premieres Thursday, November 7, 2013, 8 p.m., WQED-TV

RENOWNED PITTSBURGH FORENSIC PATHOLOGIST SPEAKS WITH WQED ABOUT JFK'S ASSASSINATION 50 YEARS LATER
NEW AMERICAN EXPERIENCE SPECIAL PREMIERES IN CONJUNCTION WITH 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRESIDENT'S ASSASSINATION

PORTRAYAL AND PERCEPTION: AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN & BOYS
Multi-Part Series to Encore in Advance of New Episode and Live Forum on November 14

RELISH IN THE HOLLANDAISE SEASON WITH WQED
WQED to premiere cooking shows in November and December for the holiday season

CANCER IN WOMEN EXPLORED ON FIRST FOUR EPISODES OF SERIES' NEW SEASON
WOMEN & CANCER features will air Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. on a new season of Pittsburgh 360 beginning October 3

#BUCN NOTHING NEW FOR PNC PARK FIVE
Stories From the Stands Premieres Thursday, October 17 at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV

MIBSTERS OF PITTSBURGH
Marbles feature to air on Pittsburgh 360 Thursday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.

FRONTLINE INVESTIGATES THE NFL'S CONCUSSION CRISIS
WQED PITTSBURGH REPORTS ON CONCUSSION DIAGNOSES & LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

COMMUNITY COOKING PROGRAM COMMEMORATES 20 YEARS ON TELEVISION BY REVISITING ORIGINAL SHOW TOPIC
"Return of the Zucchini" premieres Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WQED UNVEILS PATRIOTIC PROGRAMMING FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY

PITTSBURGH CATERER AND TOFFEE CREATOR TO HOST PILOT COOKING SERIES ON WQED
Sendall Style Premieres on Thursday, June 27, at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV

GAY AND LESBIAN PRIDE MONTH RECOGNIZED ON WQED-TV PROGRAMS

Memorial Day Programming
WQED-TV will air several programs on May 21 through 26 in honor of American veterans and patriots who fought, or are currently involved in conflicts. Additionally, WQED-FM will broadcast music that honors American veterans on Memorial Day.

PITTSBURGH MAYORAL CANDIDATES TO PARTICIPATE IN TWO FORUMS FOR THE PUBLIC

GUN VIOLENCE INITIATIVE BEGINS WITH DOCUMENTARY ON VICTIMS FOR CHANGE
Gun Violence: Victims and Voices for Change "The Victims" Premieres Monday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

WQED WILL AIR NEW COOKING PROGRAMMING ON MARCH 14

NEW WQED COOKING MARATHONS COMING IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH

TAKE A LOOK BACK AT THE HISTORY OF WQED WITH: THE BEST OF WQED
Commemorative Special Airs Thursday, January 31 at 8 PM

WQED PRESENTS LOCAL AND NATIONAL STORIES TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

2012 press releases in WQED-TV


NEW RICK SEBAK PROGRAM PREMIERES NATIONWIDE CHRISTMAS DAY
Breakfast Special 2: Revenge of the Omelets Tuesday, December 25, 2013 8:00 p.m. on WQED-TV

JEWISH LES MISERABLES STAR TO HOLD CONCERT IN PITTSBURGH

RICK SEBAK CELEBRATES 25 YEARS AT WQED PITTSBURGH
Specials, contests and an app to honor Pittsburgh's favorite documentarian this November

GRANDMA'S KITCHEN WISDOM PRESERVED IN NEW COOKING MARATHON
Grandma's Kitchen Wisdom premieres December 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. on WQED-TV

EXPERIENCE: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY TAMBURITZANS ON WQED
Monday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

HEINZ ENDOWMENTS AWARDS MAJOR GRANT TO WQED FOR LOCAL INITIATIVE ON AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN & BOYS

WQED RECEIVES MAJOR GRANTS FROM PNC FOUNDATION AND HEINZ ENDOWMENTS

WQED KICKS OFF TELEVISION SEASON WITH NEW NIGHTLY LOCAL PROGRAMMING
New to the lineup: conversation@WQED with Host Michael Bartley

THE WAIT IS OVER! PITTSBURGH FROM THE AIR II PREMIERES ON WQED AND ONLINE ON OCTOBER 4 AT 8 PM

LOCAL STUDENT FROM MONACA WINS SCHOLARSHIP AT THE 2012 JIMMY AWARDS
PBS TO AIR AWARDS SPECIAL SERIES "BROADWAY OR BUST"

WQED PITTSBURGH PROUDLY ANNOUNCES THE FALL PREMIERE OF THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SECOND INSTALLMENT OF PITTSBURGH FROM THE AIR
Pittsburgh From the Air II In Parthership With UPMC With Additional Support From First National Bank, Carlow University And The Pittsburgh Penguins Premieres Thursday, October 4 at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV

WQED AWARDED MAJOR FUNDING FROM NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES FOR PBS DOCUMENTARY ON AUGUST WILSON
Documentary on Pittsburgh Native Will Air on PBS’ American Masters

WQED CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY 2012

FULL WEEK OF MARCELLUS SHALE PROGRAMMING TO REBROADCAST ON WQED: THE NEIGHBORHOOD CHANNEL IN ADVANCE OF SERIES FINALE
New "Managing Marcellus" Special to Air on WQED in Pittsburgh & WITF in Harrisburg

STATEWIDE BROADCAST TO ADDRESS INVESTMENT FRAUD ISSUES IN PENNSYLVANIA
Fighting Fraud in Pennsylvania: A Statewide Initiative LIVE from 8-8:30 p.m. on WQED-TV followed by Trick$ of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud 8:30-9:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN & BOYS SPECIALS EXPLORE PORTRAYAL & PERCEPTION
Portrayal & Perception: African American Men & Boys Premieres Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

AWARD-WINNING PIANIST RICHARD GLAZIER TO PREMIERE NEW PUBLIC TELEVISION SPECIAL
Richard Glazier LIVE from the WQED Studios to present his new special, "From Ragtime to Reel Time: Richard Glazier In Concert"

100TH EPISODE OF QED COOKS TO AIR ON WQED-TV
Commemorative cookbook to include 200 of the best and most requested recipes.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW PITTSBURGH EPISODES PREMIERE ON WQED-TV

WQED RECOGNIZES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH FEBRUARY'S PROGRAMMING ON TELEVISION AND RADIO

MANAGING MARCELLUS FORUM TO ADDRESS ENERGY & ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MARCELLUS SHALE DEVELOPMENT IN PENNSYLVANIA
Managing Marcellus: Energy & The Economy Thursday, January 26 at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV viewer questions and comments to be taken LIVE via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter

STATE BAT POPULATION NEAR EXTINCTION DUE TO FUNGUS SPREADING NATIONWIDE
Experience: The Race to Save Pennsylvania's Bats Premieres Monday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

2011 press releases in WQED-TV


FIRST BILINGUAL PROGRAM TO AIR ON WQED-TV FOCUSES ON HEALTH ISSUES IN PITTSBURGH'S LATINO COMMUNITY
Horizons Tuesday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

HOLIDAY SEASON PROGRAMMING FROM WQED OFFERS NEW AND TRADITIONAL CLASSICS

WQED-TV TO BROADCAST MY MUSIC: 60s Pop, Rock & Soul An Unforgettable Concert Event Taped in Pittsburgh Celebrating American Voices from 1965 - 1969
Exclusive half-hour "TJ Lubinsky Presents Made in Pittsburgh" special on WQED-TV to include performances from Western Pennsylvanians Bill Burkette, Hugh Geyer and Lou Christie

FORMER PATIENTS AND STAFF OF LOCAL TUBERCULOSIS SANATORIUM SHARE STORIES IN NEW WQED DOCUMENTARY
EXPERIENCE "Cresson: Remembering Life at 'The San'" Premieres Monday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

PITTSBURGH COMEBACK STORY HAS WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE ON WQED THANKSGIVING DAY
MY TALE OF TWO CITES PREMIERES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24 AT 8 P.M. ON WQED-TV

WQED'S NEW SEASON OF LOCAL PROGRAMMING SPOTLIGHTS COMMUNITY HEALTH, DIVERSITY AND REGIONALISM ISSUES

LYNN CULLEN JOINS WEEKLY PANEL FOR SECOND SEASON OF WQED'S 4802 PROGRAM
Season two premieres with a "special edition" on Friday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV with an Allegheny County Chief Executive Candidates' Forum

WQED SHOWS HOW PITTSBURGH POWERED WWII Experience "America's Arsenal: How Pittsburgh Powered WWII"
Premieres Monday, November 7th at 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV

It's Pittsburgh like you've never seen it before!
WQED PITTSBURGH PRESENTS ITS NEW ALL-AERIAL PRODUCTION PITTSBURGH FROM THE AIR IN PARTNERSHIP WITH UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION

WQED Commemorates Tenth Anniversary of September 11
"Return to Shanksville" honors crew and passengers of Flight 93.

WQED to Produce Pittsburgh From the Air, Underwritten by United States Steel Corporation

STRAIGHT NO CHASER LIVE IN PITTSBURGH
Tuesday, December 13 at 8 p.m. at the Benedum Center

WQED EXPLORES THE WILD WONDERS OF LIFE ON EARTH EVERY WEDNESDAY

END OF LIFE CONVERSATIONS PROVIDE CONTEXT FOR PREMIERE OF: THE LAST CHAPTER A WQED DOCUMENTARY

WQED CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY 2011

AMERICA'S HOME COOKING: DINNER FOR TWO
Sometimes Less IS More!

WQED SCHEDULES LGBT PROGRAMMING FOR GAY PRIDE MONTH

WQED-TV TO PREMIERE LOCAL DOCUMENTARY ON POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AS PART OF NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH PROGRAMMING IN MAY

MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAMS ON WQED-TV HONOR VETERANS PAST AND PRESENT

WQED HELPS PUBLIC TACKLE SENSITIVE END OF LIFE ISSUES IN LIVE TOWN HALL
Program Made Possible by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

PICNIC AND BAR-B-Q RECIPES NEEDED FOR QED COOKS COOKING MARATHON PREMIERING THIS SUMMER
One winner drawn during the LIVE premiere Saturday, June 4 at 10 a.m. on WQED-TV will receive a $200 gift certificate to be used towards the purchase of a new grill

HORIZONS FEATURES PITTSBURGH GOSPEL CHOIR
Contributor Aradhna Dhanda, President of Leadership Pittsburgh, interviews Dr. Herbert V. R. P. Jones, Director of the Choir.

WQED-TV TO BROADCAST JOSH GIBSON DOCUMENTARY
The Legend Behind the Plate: The Josh Gibson Story Thursday, April 21st at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV

WQED TO AIR THE LIFE OF MAURICE GODDARD

WQED COMMEMORATES THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CIVIL WAR

NEW LOCAL PROGRAM ON MARCELLUS SHALE TO AIR ON WQED MARCH 31

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW RETURNS TO PITTSBURGH ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

WQED DEVOTES TWO LOCAL PROGRAMS TO TEEN DATING VIOLENCE
4802 and Experience Discuss Local Girl's Murder and Warning Signs Parents Should Know

SUZE ORMAN GIVES HELPFUL ADVICE REGARDING THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN WITH "SUZE ORMAN'S MONEY CLASS" ON WQED

WQED TO AIR A VARIETY OF IRISH PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT MARCH

WQED-TV TO BROADCAST MY MUSIC: ROCK, POP & DOO WOP
An Unforgettable Concert Experience Taped in Pittsburgh Celebrating American Voices from the '50s and '60s: Featuring Girl Group Legend Ronnie Spector, Singing Her Biggest Hits on TV for the First Time in Four Decades

LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR FAVORITE ETHNIC DISHES IN WQED'S NEW COOKING MARATHON "AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 RECIPES"

WQED TO AIR LOCAL AND NATIONAL STORIES TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE FEATURED ON WQED'S EXPERIENCE

NEW WQED PRODUCTION UPDATES VIEWERS ON A LEGACY NEARLY LOST

WQED'S EXPERIENCE PRESENTS LIVING WITH AUTISM
Program examines new research and future implications for those with spectrum disorders

2010 press releases in WQED-TV


RICK SEBAK PREPARES A FOUR-COURSE MEAL EVERY THURSDAY IN JANUARY

B.E. TAYLOR'S FIRST TELEVISION SPECIAL PRESENTED BY WQED PITTSBURGH TO AIR CHRISTMAS DAY

HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN ENJOY
WQED-TV, WQED: THE CREATE CHANNEL AND WQED-FM 89.3 ANNOUNCE 2010 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

AMERICA'S HOME COOKING: FROM THE GARDEN: March 2011- April 2014 (check local listings)
- Recipes Made by You, "From the Garden" to the Table -

THE ALLEGHENY RIVER ISLANDS EXPERIENCE PITTSBURGH'S URBAN OASES ON WQED-TV

JOHN SEBASTIAN PRESENTS: FOLK REWIND (MY MUSIC) AIRING ON WQED-TV
The greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era are featured in FOLK REWIND, produced by TJL Productions and taped at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh in May 2010.

GIVE THANKS THIS SEASON WITH MUSIC OF MAJESTIC SPIRIT -- A NEW SPECIAL FROM AMERICAN PUBLIC TELEVISION
Sir Gilbert Levine Conducts the West German Radio Symphony Orchestra LIVE from the Cologne Cathedral

WQED PREMIERES FIVE NEW LOCAL PROGRAMS

"THE BYRON JANIS STORY" SHOWCASES PITTSBURGH NATIVE'S TENACITY AGAINST INSURMOUNTABLE ODDS
POIGNANT STORY OF MUSIC AND TALENT PRESENTED BY WQED PITTSBURGH, DISTRIBUTED NATIONALLY STARTING OCTOBER 2010

INVESTMENT FRAUD REVEALED IN NEW PUBLIC TELEVISION PROGRAM "TRICKS OF THE TRADE"
Documentary Helps Viewers Avoid Becoming Victims

ADOPTION DOCUMENTARY, WO AI NI (I LOVE YOU) MOMMY, TO AIR ON WQED-TV

DIVE INTO MIAMI'S NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER'S CHAOTIC 2004 SEASON IN DOCUMENTARY ON WQED-TV

NATIONAL DOCUMENTARY HELPS TO DEMYSTIFY THE TRAGEDY OF TEEN SUICIDE

"Breakfast Special" Goes Out for America's Most Important Meal
A New PBS Documentary Celebrates Traditional And Unusual Morning Treats

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY HAS PITTSBURGH ASKING "WHAT'S IN THE WATER?"
OnQ to Air Series Examining Local Water Challenges Including the Marcellus Shale

NEW FAMILY TV SHOW TO FOCUS ON HEALTH, SCIENCE
Pilot Created by Duquesne Professor to Premiere on Monday

"WHAT'S FOR DINNER?" OFFERS THOUSANDS OF SIMPLE, HEALTHY RECIPES

TAKE A "ROAD TRIP" WITH RICK SEBAK AND WQED: THE NEIGHBORHOOD CHANNEL IN MAY

JUNE MEANS IT'S OFFICIALLY "TIME FOR SUMMER FUN" WITH WQED

OBESITY EPIDEMIC TAKES ON NATIONAL AND LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
"OBESITY: A GROWING PROBLEM" Monday, March 1-Thursday, March 4, 2010 7:30 p.m. on WQED-TV (13.1 digital) An OnQ series sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

"RIGHT OnQ" BRINGS AWARD-WINNING SHOWS TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN MARCH

2009 press releases in WQED-TV


SCIENCE PROGRAM TARGETING UNDERSERVED MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS ACCEPTED FOR NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION BY AMERICAN PUBLIC TELEVISION (APT)
"Science Mission 101" premieres on WQED-TV Thursday, November 12 at 8 p.m.

Eat Pennsylvania 2: The Second Course with Dave & Dave
WQED's Dave & Dave return to the highways of Pennsylvania to find more unusual cuisine.

To Market To Market To Buy A Fat Pig
WQED's Rick Sebak travels the country to highlight market houses, market places and farmers' markets.

KEN BURNS'S NATIONAL PARKS DOCUMENTARY BRINGS PROGRAMMING, EVENTS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TO WQED AND WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA THROUGHOUT SEPTEMBER
The National Parks: America's Best Idea Premieres September 27 through October 2, 2009 on WQED-TV (13.1 digital)

WQED's Rick Sebak Takes a Look at Things "Right Beside The River"
WQED producer Rick Sebak celebrates the Pittsburgh region's rivers and the things you find relatively close to them.

Inside the Budget Battle
A one-hour program featuring Governor Ed Rendell and Senate President Pro Tempore Joseph Scarnati contrasting solutions to Pennsylvania's Fiscal Year 2010 budget.

The Valley That Changed the World
The gripping story of the birth of an industry and the developments over the ensuing century and a half that affected everyday lives as well as world politics.

A Hot Dog Program
Producer Rick Sebak's All-American celebration of those fabulous and phenomenally popular little sausages in their soft little buns.

Plans for Flight 93 Memorial Highlighted on OnQ Magazine
A summary of WQED's plans for a community engagement initiative with the National Parks Service.

WQED Programming for Gay Pride Month in June
WQED celebrates southwestern Pennsylvania's GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender) community during Gay Pride Month with four outstanding and critically-acclaimed programs with very different subject matter.

Seniors Series Explores Regional Resources June 8-11 on WQED-TV
WQED-TV's OnQ series on seniors: "Age Well, Age Wise."

The Old Children's Hospital - A Life Saving Legacy
OnQ's Tonia Caruso takes a look back at how Children's Hospital first began and at the life saving innovations that were pioneered there.

'C' is for Cake Cooking Marathon
C is for Cake is WQED's newest cooking marathon and is a scrumptious assortment of delectable confections frpm recipes sent in by viewers.

It's The Neighborhoods
A program that celebrates areas in western Pennsylvania that illustrate some of the factors that make neighborhoods around here charming and comfortable places to live.

Shore Things
Shore Things looks at some of the things that make hanging out at the beach so enticing to people of all ages.

Sanwiches That You Will Like
Sandwiches That You Will Like is an exciting explosion of American voices talking about favorite sandwiches, tastes, traditions and toppings.

An Ice Cream Show
An Ice Cream Show is a warm and friendly celebration of America's favorite frozen dessert and the places where you can buy a scoop.

OnQ "Celebrate Life, Celebrate Art" and Gay Pittsburgh
OnQ presents a special episode with a look at Persad Center’s “Celebrate Life, Celebrate Art” art auction followed by a panel discussion on the state of Gay Pittsburgh.

Peter Matthiessen: No Boundaries
A stunning documentary on the literary and spiritual force of Peter Matthiessen.

America's Home Cooking: Easy Recipes for Thrifty Cooking
WQED Pittsburgh’s Chris Fennimore takes to the kitchen to prepare recipes used by thrifty gourmets for years.

400 Years of the Telescope
The documentary kicks off a year-long community celebration by WQED to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy 2009.

Lenten specials bring the Vatican to WQED
WQED features two programs on the Vatican in honor of the Lenten season.

Mystery Manor and the National Negro Opera Company
WQED’s OnQ airs a special segment on The National Negro Opera Company and the landmark building in which it began.

Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House
Stevie Wonder will receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from President Obama.

QED Cooks: Easy Recipes for Thrifty Cooking
WQED's Chris Fennimore prepares recipes used by frugal gourmets for years.

More Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop
A once in-a-lifetime reunion of music legends -- with a surprise appearance by Little Richard and an exhilarating performance of "Keep-A-Knockin'."

Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop
A once-in-a-lifetime reunion of music legends. Performers include Frankie Valli, Little Richard, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Fred Parris & The Five Satins, Lou Christie, Lenny Welch.

OnQ Background, List of Specials, and Awards.
A brief description of WQED's Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award-winning local program, OnQ. Included is a list of specials and a list of awards.

2008 press releases in WQED-TV


WQED's Black Horizons Celebrates 40th Anniversary
The nation's longest-running minority affairs program celebrates forty years of serving the region's African American population

WQED: The Create Channel Premieres as WQED’S Third Digital Channel
WQED: The Create Channel joins the lineup of WQED digital channels beginning January 5, 2009.

Fly Boys: Western Pennsylvania's Tuskegee Airmen
The story of the struggle and ultimate triumph of African American pilots in World War II

OnQ - Gators Football Program
OnQ features the Garfield Gators football program for children ages 5 - 14.

Holiday Table Season 2
Program is designed to bring viewers creative cooking and decorating ideas for the holidays.

Great Old Amusement Parks
Great Old Amusement Parks celebrates some of the pre-Disney parks that are still thriving as well as a few of the classic parks that are gone.

Gettysburg's New Battle: Saving the Stone Soldiers
Gettysburg’s New Battle showcases the 1300-plus monuments or “stone soldiers” located at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, PA.

Pittsburgh N' At with Dave & Dave
A fun and fast-moving hour-long celebration of Pittsburgh, produced and moderated by WQED's Dave Rhodes and Dave Hallewell

From Heart to Heart: Beethoven's Plea for Peace
WQED is the presenting station of "From Heart to Heart: Beethoven's Plea for Peace." a ninety-minute program co-produced by WDR Television in Germany and Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. The program is distributed by American Public Television (AP

Gardens of Pennsylvania
From WQED - a tour of Pennsylvania's horticultural treasures. The program tells a story of different gardens throughout the state.

A Ride Along The Lincoln Highway
Rick Sebak's national PBS special looks at the nation's first transcontinental highway

Dave & Dave Strange Pennsylvania
WQED's Dave & Dave find the unusual in Pennsylvania

Invented, Engineered & Pioneered In Pittsburgh
Produced as part of WQED's celebration of Pittsburgh's 250th birthday, this program celebrated the innovative spirit of Pittsburgh and the engineers who make it possible.

Chef Class
Chef Class is a cooking school series from Marjorie Poore Productions, long-time producers of some of PBS' most successful cooking series.

2007 press releases in WQED-TV


Secrets of a Chef

Jim Crow Pennsylvania
Jim Crow Pennsylvania explores “Jim Crow’s” effect and legacy on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a state whose southern border is the Mason-Dixon line that divided the free north from the slave states.

2006 press releases in WQED-TV


In Country: A Vietnam Story
In Country: A Vietnam Story, tells two emotional stories; separate yet intertwined of a group of African American veterans who return to Vietnam.

Eat Pennsylvania: A Keystone Plate Special with Dave & Dave
The Commonwealth is the backdrop for a showcase of charmingly different eateries and restaurants.

Holiday Table
Delicious recipes and festive entertaining tips, this series covers holidays from Halloween to New Years and Valentine's Day.

What Makes Pittsburgh Pittsburgh?
WQED’s Emmy Award-winning producer Rick Sebak takes viewers on a tour of the city that was at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution and is now a leading center for medicine, education and science, while still retaining its old world charm.

2005 press releases in WQED-TV


The War That Made America
The War That Made America brings to life the French and Indian War, a vastly important but poorly understood chapter in our nation’s history that set the American colonies – and George Washington – on a completely unexpected path to Revolution.

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