Celebrate Spring Break Photos
It was tons of fun joining our friends at the Museum of Discovery to Celebrate Spring Break March 23 through 24 — and we were so glad to see so many of you there, too! More than 2,900 PBS KIDS fans came to visit Curious George on Monday and over 1,500 problem solvers hung out with Peg + Cat on Tuesday. See photos and follow the links to download your copies after the jump.
Karen’s Story: “My Miracle Baby” - “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies”
When you or someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, the date is etched into your mind. Life, from then on, is measured in “before” or “after.” In Karen’s story, that is particularly true. On her birthday, April 13, 1987, she discovered what appeared to announce a coming joy. In fact, it revealed she had gestational trophoblastic disease. Exactly one year later, she found what seemed to be a burden but, miraculously, would become one of the greatest blessings of her life. “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” airs Monday, March 30, through Wednesday, April 1, at 8 each night.
Keagan and Chanin’s Stories - “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies”
When cancer is diagnosed, it doesn’t affect just one person. It impacts entire families. Feisty, five-year-old Keagan Provost from Conway and his aunt Chanin Slisz share their stories about his fight against cancer — a difficult journey including five brain tumors, four craniotomies, 12 emergency brain surgeries and 145 radiation treatments. “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” premieres on AETN Monday, March 30, at 8 p.m.
"PBS NewsHour Weekend" Feature – The Launch Pad
The Launch Pad, a new maker space in North Little Rock, is a public laboratory, where students, engineers, entrepreneurs and the general public can use tools like laser cutters and 3D printers to bring their ideas to life. Learn more about how the organization is making these and other expensive tools accessible to the people of Arkansas in a special "PBS NewsHour Weekend" feature.
Free “Last Days in Vietnam” Preview Screenings
During the chaotic final days of American involvement in the Vietnam War, what was to become of the South Vietnamese allies, co-workers and friends of U.S. nationals and diplomats as the Americans were evacuated? Learn how a handful of individuals risked their careers and possible court-martial by running unsanctioned operations in a desperate effort to save as many South Vietnamese as possible in Oscar-nominated “Last Days in Vietnam.” Free preview screenings will be held Fayetteville, Little Rock and Jacksonville.