For thirty years, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions has been synonymous with trustworthiness, depth, creativity, and innovation in broadcast journalism. MacNeil/Lehrer Productions produces the PBS NewsHour, one of the most trusted institutions in news,...
Ben Bradlee – irreverent, charismatic, and in a league of his own – has played a key role in some of journalism’s landmark events, including coverage of the Watergate scandal and the recent revelation of the identity of “Deep Throat.”
Against the background of Bradlee’s amazing career, Jim Lehrer and Ben Bradlee take a candid and often witty look at current issues facing journalism, such a...
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s American Graduate initiative seeks to help communities find and carry out solutions to the nation’s high school dropout crisis. As part of this initiative, 11 town hall events were held across the country. In each location, over 100 teachers met to discuss and overcome the challenges in their classrooms.
MacNeil/Lehrer Productions provided support to eac...
MacNeil/Lehrer Productions’ First Ladies series looks at the lives, both public and private, of some of America’s best-known presidential wives. Often relegated to a symbolic, near-regal role, many of the modern first ladies actually played significant parts in their husbands’ presidencies. This series of documentaries aims to both honor the first ladies’ contributions to the White House and to...
MacNeil/Lehrer Productions’ flagship show, the PBS NewsHour, has been one of the most trusted institutions in news for more than 35 years. Broadcast nightly on over 300 PBS TV stations and 12 major public radio markets, the NewsHour was ranked by the Erdos & Morgan Opinion Leaders survey as the most influential of all broadcast news and public affairs shows, and was recognized as the most “obje...