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KUEN BROADCASTS

Utah
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What happened to KUEN? I live in St. George, across from Webb Hill, and watch TV over the air. I have scanned my TV, but channel 9 KUEN has disappeared. It has not aired in almost 1 week. Is this a problem that will be resolved, or have I lost this station forever? Janie G****n

Bias

California
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Very very sad what CPB has become very leftist and no regard’s to conservative folks that are not leftist.

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Pbs newshour audio

Minnesota
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The audio for PBS Newshour is poor. The frequency range is similar to the narrow smothered sound of A.M radio. Why not EQ and improve the sound quality?

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Excluding a Recognized Candidate in a PBS Forum

Illinois
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Hello.

It is unfortunate that I am forced to write this correspondence today because I usually tell anyone who would listen to me that, PBS literally changed my life as a child.

However, being that I am legally on the ballot and also a publicly touted candidate for the Illinois Secretary of State, and was excluded from the WTTW Chicago candidate forum last week, has changed my life and not in the way it did when I was younger.

WTTW Chicago television station is partially funded by government monies and also from public funds, from honorable people like myself. Your Producers, picking and choosing which candidates will appear on a forum and which ones won't is not in the spirit of being a "open, transparent company" that is supposed to serve the public interest. Clearly, last nights candidate forum you served no one except the two party system.

I have contacted my attorney and we are now in the process pf exploring any legal options we have in response to your stations purposeful oversight.

I hope you and WTTW responds to this email in a way that satisfies my party, the public at large and convinces me to drop legal action.

Respectfully submitted,

Jon Stewart Libertarian Candidate for the Illinois Secretary of State

Cc: IL Libertarian Party, Matteo Rago, Esquire

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Finding your roots

Pennsylvania
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Don’t white and Spanish peoples have any roots?

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Can’t get it on channel 28

California
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Ion is all I get I am in Glendale Ca.

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Health care had kept me from getting proe deper treatment for systemic blackwidow bite for 11 years

Missouri
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But, paralyzed. Didn't know what it was neither did doctors. I had good insurance, husband left me in poor living conditions. I have develop fungal, bacterial, parasitic and let alone the toxicitu from spider. No treatment can work because of the many poisons in me. Ss messed up on me, been trying for 11years to get disability, on Medicaid. No one will help me. They said I had Medicare and turned around and said I didn't. I am 64 now and still can't get the help I need. I pray I can receive it asap.

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Pinkalicious "The New Girl"

Alabama
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My daughter is four years old and loves to watch Pinkalicious. This morning she was watching "The New Girl" episode. A new family moves to town and its two men and a little girl. The man introduces his "husband" to Pinkalicious' family. I am so upset that this lifestyle was introduced to my preschooler with no parental warning or rating etc. I would not have let her watch the episode if I had of known that material was in there. It is not the job of APT or PBS to decide when my child gets introduced to homosexuality. And frankly in my opinion it should not be in preschoolers programming. They are very impressionable at this age and a certain agenda or lifestyle should not be made to seem okay thru a familiar children's program they love to watch. Something should be done about this! I see your organization helps fund the programming. Could there at least if nothing else parental warnings be put in place so parents wont be caught off guard that dont want their children watching episodes containing this subject matter? Thank you

America and the Holocat

Utah
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Per the expected from Mr Burns et al, this is a superb production. Sadly many of the people who should see it won’t. This is compounded by the six hour length of the series which disengages the marginally interested. A 90 minute version promoted as an introduction to the Holocaust might generate greater viewership particularly among those with little familiarity with the subject.

WW2 Obsession for Fundraising

Oregon
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If it's not bad enough for all the other main broadcasting networks/channel's stations to do all episodes, even changing which shows, so they are all WWII &/or nazi based/mentioning episodes for 5 months straight UNTIL something else (like a certain celebrity dies or certain holiday that locals that run the station give a or too much fabout) happens... then right back to same theme for the past year (year or 2 before it was all religious &/or all christian story/based episodes of all those shows). Now PBS is showing 4 or 5 hours straight of holocaust ALL WEEK?! Whotf would want to fund because they're watching that kind of c***? Before it was 10 or even 15 year old things likely everyone that had seen any of the fund raising knew/remembered seeing that before or even donating some to help in past decades but why would watching more of WW2 make them think "people will pay us/donate if we show them MORE of the holocaust/deaths/nazi-themed shows they've been "watching" for the past year or 2"? Only thing worst would be if they thought everyone wants to become christian (or another religion) again & only watch that themed shows on it (again).... oh &/or if it was all voting commercials like on the other broadcast channels. Yeah people see/read the news not everyone wants to see more of it all day/night to the point they would pay PBS to see it (there are other cable/satellite channels that would/do show that instead that could cost them less). Does PBS/OPB have no clue how long OTHER wars in OTHER countries/areas of the world have been going on &/or still happening? LOL Just as bad as the basic public school system. If "you" are going to show 1 themed thing for weeks/months at least show DIFFERENT shows/episodes & different angles of it like the nature-themed and some music-themed fund raising was. Last time I watched or saw a World war 1 &/or 2 show on was when it was actually near ONE holiday that was about it not EVERY holiday that was war/military(or christian) based. It's like a medical news story becomes trending then instead of showing shows & episodes viewers would want to see they replace them with barely related medical or medical mentioning episodes. Why not have episodes of smoke/ashes & fires for 10 years? LOL Those also human caused events have been happening for a long time too(I'm surprised the other broadcast networks/channels don't show fire/smoke, NOT cig or drug/substance smoking which they have instead in the past, based shows all the time). Nice to not see the same 2 or 3 book &/or DVD 5 or10 or 15 year old based themes, but replacing them with depressing WW2 based theme/s? Really?

Linda Carducci

Virginia
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She is wonderful! We love waking up to her voice on weekdays & always look forward to her Classical Sunrise. She plays a wide range of classical pieces and educates at the same time. Very rewarding to listen. No “same old chestnuts”. Deeply appreciated. When there’s a substitute we definitely miss her. Wish she wasn’t away so often but can imagine getting up at o’dark thirty every day must be exhausting. Thank you, WETA for bringing Linda Carducci to your station & giving her the early weekday morning time slot.

Bias

Texas
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I once trusted you to deliver unbiased and truthful news but that is no longer the case. This type of journalism is taking America in a direction of doom. While each of you may think you are right, when this mission of yours and elitists is complete you will be able to understand the error if your ways, but it will be too late. God save us.

Cult comparisons - MagaRepublicans & People's Temple - similarities are there, let's side by side compare them

Massachusetts
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Jim Jones & Donald Trump have such similarities (from the documentary film on Jim Jones) if that documentary had any truth at all. It isn't hard to recognize the pattern. Approaching the MAGA Republicans with that exposure is only fair and required to reveal the mindset of cult figures milk their sycophants, and fans. That is exactly how the religious group worked against their own self interest and drank that kool-aid. It is kind for media to identify the peril as real, and recurring under the leaders thrilled to be followed! It's an illness. Exposure is patriotism!

Absence of Covering President Biden Address on September 1, 2022

Maryland
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I am a long term supporter of PBS. I was shocked that public broadcasting did not show President Biden address to the nation yesterday. The decision not to show the President's remarks was a disservice to many people who don't have cable and to the nation as well. I don't contribute to PBS to be uninformed.

Inflation and the people in pa

Pennsylvania
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It's not fair that the only people getting any stimulus is the disabled,65 and older and widors....what about the regular struggling people with children going to school that have no money... people who can't get unemployment.... people who can not get to work because of gas prices....the people that are getting property rebate and rent rebate ready for there rebates and now they are getting more...but the regular struggling people are getting nothing it's just not fair...Pennsylvania is not being fair to the people who do pay taxes and do own homes and rent that is sky high...people on disability are aloud to work and make so much money a month... widors do get money from there decreased spouse....but again what are the regular struggling people getting...the Lakers think these people aren't in hardship..it's just not right..Thank you for letting me voice my opinion.

US and the Holocaust

Missouri
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An excellent and moving film until the last five minutes of Part 3, when the storyline left the Holocaust and shifted to blacks, their "oppression", and Lyndon Johnson. What a huge mistake...this detracted a great deal from this otherwise excellent show. It left me convinced Ken Burns has gone woke and lost his mind.

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Fresno California

California
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About Your Shows

Oregon
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Dear The Corporation For The Public Broadcasting,

I like your shows and your web sites. Hope you're doing well.

Sincerely, Harrison

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New Member to C.P.B.

Massachusetts
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My name is G.L. M******s. I am the Founder Emeritus Of "Universal Project for Human Development Incorporated" and author of the book based on the Project entitled, "From the Ghettoes to the Promised Land". Due to the materials and concepts, I introduce everywhere I go, I feel it important to sign in with the media for coverage of my activities. Such activities as the introduction of a "Roxbury Stock Exchange Plaza", here in Roxbury, Massachusetts. I am grateful for the opportunity to share with the nation, what I feel will help black America remember the parting words of the late, great Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We as a people will get to the Promised Land in these United States of America.

We are blocked from PASSPORT

Connecticut
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We are standing members of CPTV, or CPB, whichever is appropriate. But we have been blocked from PASSPORT shows for a couple of weeks or more. You are still deducting money from our account, so that is the same. Could you please check this out and fix the problem? Thank you very much. Robert and Judith Jerome

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