Lost Treasure Hunt, a children's series bringing history alive in fun and dramatic ways, earned Daytime Emmy nominations in the following categories: Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program and Outstanding New Approaches – Original Daytime Program or Series. Read More»
Congratulations to Sara Moulton of Sara's Weeknight Meals and chef Pete Evans of Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking on their James Beard Foundation award nominations! Read More»
The Exchange documentary Civil War: The Untold Story received a Gold Medal from the New York Festival’s World’s Best TV & Films competition (History and Society category).Read More»
In 1958, the Commonwealth of Virginia led other Southern states in refusing the U.S. Supreme Court's mandate to integrate its public schools in the aftermath of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Several counties "locked down" or closed their public schools altogether — one for as long as five years — rather than allow black students into all-white schools. LOCKED OUT: THE FALL OF MASSIVE RESISTANCE sheds light on this dark moment in history through interviews, academic commentary and archival footage from the era. The documentary, produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the so-called Massive Resistance laws, offers first-hand accounts from African-American students who found themselves on the front lines of this desegregation battle.