30th Anniversary Broadcast Of America's Night Of Remembrance

30th Anniversary Broadcast Of America's Night Of Remembrance May 24, 2019

PBS’s multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT returns live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for a special 30th anniversary broadcast hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Tony-nominated actress and star of TV’s FALLING WATER, THE WEST WING and THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, Mary McCormack. More
Jay-Z To Be Honored At 50th NAACP Image Awards

Jay-Z To Be Honored At 50th NAACP Image Awards Mar 29, 2019

The NAACP today announced that globally dominant pop culture icon Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter will receive the prestigious President’s Award during the 50th NAACP Image Awards. More
Live On The 150th Anniversary Of Memorial Day: PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

Live On The 150th Anniversary Of Memorial Day: PBS' National Memorial Day Concert May 24, 2018

On the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day, PBS’ multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT returns live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise. More
Live From The U.S. Capitol On The 150th Anniversary Of Memorial Day: PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

Live From The U.S. Capitol On The 150th Anniversary Of Memorial Day: PBS' National Memorial Day Concert May 7, 2018

On the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day, PBS’ multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT returns live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise. More
Esteemed Americans Come Together For 35th Anniversary Of Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Esteemed Americans Come Together For 35th Anniversary Of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Oct 6, 2017

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) is commemorating the 35th anniversary of The Wall in 2017 and an esteemed group of Americans, led by The Honorable Chuck Hagel, 24th Secretary of Defense and Vietnam veteran, have come together to form the 35th Anniversary of The Wall committee to help commemorate this milestone. More
Tom Brokaw To Keynote 2018 NAPE Charities Luncheon

Tom Brokaw To Keynote 2018 NAPE Charities Luncheon Oct 5, 2017

NAPE Summit announced today award-winning journalist Tom Brokaw as the keynote speaker for the 2018 NAPE Charities Luncheon as part of the 25th annual NAPE Summit Week taking place February 5-9, 2018, in Houston. More
Robert Patrick Joins PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

Robert Patrick Joins PBS' National Memorial Day Concert May 19, 2017

Joining the all-star line-up for PBS’ NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, are acclaimed actor Robert Patrick (SCORPION) and Tony-nominated actress and star of TV’s IN PLAIN SIGHT and THE WEST WING, Mary McCormack. More
Laurence Fishburne Joins Joe Mantegna To Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

Laurence Fishburne Joins Joe Mantegna To Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT May 8, 2017

Oscar nominee and Emmy and Tony-Award winner Laurence Fishburne (BLACK-ISH) will join Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna (CRIMINAL MINDS) to host the 28th annual edition of PBS’ NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT. More
Alma Powell And General Colin Powell Urge Nation To Recommit To Kids In Letter To America

Alma Powell And General Colin Powell Urge Nation To Recommit To Kids In Letter To America Apr 18, 2017

Twenty years after the event that launched America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth is marking the occasion with a letter to America authored by its Chair Alma Powell and Founding Chair General Colin Powell to focus the nation on the needs of young people. More
Bill Clinton To Keynote Recommit To Kids Summit

Bill Clinton To Keynote Recommit To Kids Summit Apr 17, 2017

Is the American Dream reachable or at risk for America’s young people? That question will be at the heart of conversations at Recommit to Kids |The Summit for America’s Future, a national gathering by America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, on April 18 in NYC. More
Former Presidents To Urge Americans To Recommit To Kids

Former Presidents To Urge Americans To Recommit To Kids Mar 3, 2017

America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, will commemorate its 20th Anniversary with Recommit to Kids | The Summit for America’s Future, a daylong event to refocus the nation on issues concerning children and youth. More
Gen. Colin Powell to Keynote 2017 NAPE Summit Charities Luncheon

Gen. Colin Powell to Keynote 2017 NAPE Summit Charities Luncheon Dec 8, 2016

NAPE Summit, the largest upstream international exploration and production (E&P) expo in the U.S., announced today that former secretary of state and retired four-star General Colin Powell will keynote the 2017 NAPE Summit Charities Luncheon on Feb. 16, 2017. More
Tom Bergeron Returns As Host Of A Capital Fourth

Tom Bergeron Returns As Host Of A Capital Fourth Jun 28, 2016

This July 4th, America’s national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country’s 240th birthday, as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes back Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS) to host the festivities. More
Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise To Co-Host Annual Night Of Remembrance

Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise To Co-Host Annual Night Of Remembrance Apr 29, 2016

For over a quarter century, PBS has inspired viewers with the annual broadcast of the multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT (#MemDayPBS), dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. More
Soledad O'Brien Hosts Star-Studded American Graduate Day 2015

Soledad O'Brien Hosts Star-Studded American Graduate Day 2015 Oct 7, 2015

American Graduate Day 2015 celebrated more than 4.1 million American Graduate Champions across the country who are working in the 52 partner organizations featured and focused on helping youth stay on track to high school graduation. More
George W. Bush To Be Honored As Father Of The Year

George W. Bush To Be Honored As Father Of The Year Jun 5, 2015

President George W. Bush will be honored as 2015 Father Of The Year at an event later this month. More
More Stars Named For National Memorial Day Concert

More Stars Named For National Memorial Day Concert May 14, 2015

Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Laurence Fishburne, Tony Award-winning actress and singer Laura Benanti, actor/producer/director Esai Morales and actor/musician Jason Dolley have joined an all-star line-up for the multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. More
Gloria Estefan To Perform At Memorial Day Concert

Gloria Estefan To Perform At Memorial Day Concert May 5, 2015

This Memorial Day weekend, PBS brings viewers an inspiring night of remembrance dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. More
Jennifer Nettles Joins Memorial Day Concert

Jennifer Nettles Joins Memorial Day Concert May 14, 2014

In what has now become tradition, the newly crowned winner of AMERICAN IDOL Season 13 will make their first appearance performing the “National Anthem” to open the 25th Annual NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT on Sunday, May 25th. More
Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise To Host National Memorial Day Concert

Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise To Host National Memorial Day Concert Apr 28, 2014

PBS’s NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, the iconic event that has become a national tradition, will mark its 25th anniversary with a special tribute to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. More
Paul McCartney Kicks Off Everyone Matters Day Campaign

Paul McCartney Kicks Off Everyone Matters Day Campaign Mar 26, 2014

As London, Los Angeles, Dublin, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Memphis, Dallas and other cities in the U.S. and the globe get set for the 1st Everyone Matters Day on April 2, Sir Paul McCartney has kicked off the #IAM campaign with his selfie affirming: “I AM A SCOUSER.” More
Audrey Hepburn's Son Joins Everyone Matters Campaign

Audrey Hepburn's Son Joins Everyone Matters Campaign Mar 10, 2014

Sean Hepburn Ferrer – Chair of UNICEF'S Audrey Hepburn Society and the son of actress Audrey Hepburn – is the latest public figure to join the growing global Everyone Matters campaign, which advocates for everyone’s right to be who they are, without judgment, shame or attack. More
Hugh Jackman Takes Selfie For Everyone Matters Campaign

Hugh Jackman Takes Selfie For Everyone Matters Campaign Feb 17, 2014

As Everyone Matters leads up to its inaugural global “Everyone Matters Day” on April 2, Hugh Jackman kicked off its “I Am!” campaign to own and affirm WHO WE ARE, AS WE ARE. More
Debra Messing Joins Everyone Matters Campaign

Debra Messing Joins Everyone Matters Campaign Nov 12, 2013

Emmy Award-winner for her role as the eponymous Grace on “Will and Grace” – and multi Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee – Debra Messing has joined the global leaders who are supporting the diversity and dignity campaign of Everyone Matters. More
Stars To Appear At National Memorial Day Concert

Stars To Appear At National Memorial Day Concert May 20, 2013

On the eve of Memorial Day, the 24th annual NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT will bring to life the moving stories of America’s servicemen and women who have given so much to preserve America’s freedoms. More
Muhammad Ali To Be Honored With Liberty Medal

Muhammad Ali To Be Honored With Liberty Medal Jul 9, 2012

As the centerpiece of the nationwide celebration of the U.S. Constitution’s 225th anniversary, the National Constitution Center’s 2012 Liberty Medal ceremony will recognize Muhammad Ali as a champion of freedom. More
National Memorial Day Concert To Feature Big Stars

National Memorial Day Concert To Feature Big Stars May 23, 2012

On the eve of Memorial Day, a star-studded line-up will grace the stage for one of PBS’s highest-rated programs, the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT. More
Prince Harry Honored For Humanitarian Work

Prince Harry Honored For Humanitarian Work May 10, 2012

Prince Harry was this week awarded the Atlantic Council’s 2012 Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership in recognition of his charitable and humanitarian work supporting servicemen and women. More
Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise To Host Memorial Day Concert

Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise To Host Memorial Day Concert Apr 20, 2012

On the eve of Memorial Day, a star-studded line-up will grace the stage for one of PBS’ highest-rated programs, the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT. More
Smile Train Performs 250,000th Cleft Repair In China

Smile Train Performs 250,000th Cleft Repair In China Jan 9, 2012

Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft charity with over 2,200 partner surgeons operating in over 1,100 partner hospitals in over 80 countries, today announced that it has performed its 250,000th cleft repair surgery in China, since it began operations there in 1999. All 250,000 surgeries have been performed by local Chinese surgeons. More