On this day in 1969, PBS was created to produce educational content to inform and inspire the diversity reflected in the American audience.
As a private, nonprofit corporation with over 350 member stations, nearly 90% of all U.S. households watch PBS on TV annually. PBS has also been named the most trustworthy institution among nationally known organizations, for ten consecutive years.
Happy Founders Day!
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