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MacArthur Grantees Receive 2011 Emmy Nominations

ProPublica, Independent Lens, ITVS, PBS FRONTLINE, and POV — all MacArthur grantees — received a combined 30 Emmy nominations in 2011. Read More

Cuba: The Accidental Eden

Cuba may have been restricted politically and economically for the past 50 years, but its borders have remained open to wildlife for which Cuba’s undeveloped islands are an irresistible draw. While many islands in the ... Read More

17 Emmy Nominations for MacArthur Grantees

MacArthur grantees received 17 nominations for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards. Frontline received two awards: Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story - Long Form for Bush's War and Outstanding Cinematography for The War Briefing ... Read More

Wide Angle launches its sixth season on July 3, 2007

Wide Angle is a prime-time PBS documentary series on international affairs presented by WNET Channel 13 in New York and supported in part by MacArthur.  Its season runs from July 3 to September 11.  This year ... Read More

Wide Angle Begins Fifth Season

Wide Angle, a MacArthur-funded news documentary series of WNET, began its fifth season this summer.  The series consists of 45-minute documentaries on under-reported stories from around the world, followed by interviews with a variety of experts ... Read More

Supporting Independent Documentary Films and Non-Commercial Public Radio

MacArthur has awarded grants totaling more than $5.2 million in support of the production of independent documentary films and independent non-commercial radio. Read More

Our Children at Risk

Our Children at Risk, a one hour national public television documentary narrated by Walter Cronkite, examines why millions of today's young children may fail to reach their full developmental potential and considers the positive steps ... Read More