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The Altoona Curve are a Minor League Baseball team based in Altoona, Pennsylvania, named after nearby Horseshoe Curve (but also alluding to the curveball, a kind of pitch).
American Public Television (APT) is the largest syndicator of programming for public television stations in the United States.
Arthur Gordon "Art" Linkletter (born Arthur Gordon Kelly, or Gordon Arthur Kelley (sources differ), July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010) was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality.
Arthur is a Canadian/American animated educational television series for children ages 4 to 8, created by Cookie Jar Group (formerly known as Cinar) and WGBH for PBS.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
Betamax (also called Beta, as in its logo) is a consumer-level analog-recording and cassette format of magnetic tape for video.
William Henry Cosby Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, author, and convicted sex offender.
Burger King (BK) is an American global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants.
Butternut Square was a Canadian children's television series which aired on CBC Television between October 19, 1964 and February 10, 1967.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
Candid Camera is an American hidden camera/practical joke reality television series created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as The Candid Microphone on June 28, 1947.
A cardigan is a type of knitted garment that has an open front.
The Carnegie Science Center is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
CBC Television (also known as simply "CBC") is a Canadian English-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national public broadcaster. The network began operations on September 6, 1952. Its French-language counterpart is Ici Radio-Canada Télé. Headquartered at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, CBC Television is available throughout Canada on over-the-air television stations in urban centres and as a must-carry station on cable and satellite television. Almost all of the CBC's programming is produced in Canada. Although CBC Television is supported by public funding, commercial advertising revenue supplements the network, in contrast to CBC Radio and public broadcasters from several other countries, which are commercial-free.
Celebrity refers to the fame and public attention accorded by the mass media to individuals or groups or, occasionally, animals, but is usually applied to the persons or groups of people (celebrity couples, families, etc.) themselves who receive such a status of fame and attention.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, a hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, is the only hospital in Southwestern Pennsylvania dedicated solely to the care of infants, children and young adults.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency, is the decreased ability to see color or differences in color.
Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is an American privately owned non-profit corporation created in 1967 by an act of the United States Congress and funded by the federal government to promote and help support public broadcasting.
Current is an American trade journal that covers public broadcasting in the United States.
Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.
David Downs Hartman (born May 19, 1935) is an American journalist and media host who began his media career as an actor.
David Newell (born November 24, 1938) is an American television actor known primarily for his portrayal of Mr.
Delta Omicron (ΔΟ) is a co-ed international professional music honors fraternity whose mission is to promote and support excellence in music and musicianship.
Double-A (or Class AA) is the second highest level of play in Minor League Baseball (MiLB) in the United States after Triple-A. There are thirty Double-A teams in three leagues at this classification: Eastern League, Southern League, and the Texas League.
Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer.
The Eiffel Tower (tour Eiffel) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.
Elsie Hilliard Hillman (December 9, 1925 – August 4, 2015) was a Pittsburgh based philanthropist and a former Republican National Committeewoman.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is an American designer, illustrator, and writer of children's books.
Ernest "Ernie" Arthur Coombs, CM (November 26, 1927 – September 18, 2001) was an American-born Canadian children's entertainer who starred in the Canadian television series Mr. Dressup.
Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.
Fred Rogers Productions is an American television production company specializing in children's programming for public television in the United States.
Fresh Air is an American radio talk show broadcast on National Public Radio stations across the United States since 1985.
George Francis "Gabby" Hayes (May 7, 1885 – February 9, 1969) was an American actor.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC.
Grand marshal is a ceremonial, military, or political office of very high rank.
Greater Latrobe School District is a midsized, suburban public school district in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The city of Latrobe and the borough of Youngstown as well Unity Township are within district boundaries. Greater Latrobe School District encompasses approximately. The community is a mix of Pittsburgh suburbia and rural areas. According to 2005 local census data, it served a resident population of 29,134 people. In 2009, the district residents’ per capita income was $20,168, while the median family income was $47,069. In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. According to District officials, in the 2007-08 school year, Greater Latrobe School District provided basic educational services to 4,184 pupils. At that time it employed: 270 teachers, 108 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 20 administrators. Greater Latrobe School District received more than $15.7 million in state funding in school year 2007-08. The district operates three elementary schools one junior high school and one senior high school.
The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
Heinz Field is a stadium located in the North Shore neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center and concert hall located at 600 Penn Avenue in the Cultural District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU; Union astronomique internationale, UAI) is an international association of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy.
Itzhak Perlman (יצחק פרלמן; born 31 August 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and music teacher.
Jeffrey Clay Erlanger (November 30, 1970 – June 10, 2007) was an American advocate and activist for disability rights and is well known for his appearance on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood when he was 10 years old, talking about his electric wheelchair and why he used it.
Joan Lunden (born Joan Elise Blunden on September 19, 1950) is an American journalist, an author, and a television host.
John Arthur Lithgow (born, 1945) is an American actor, musician, comedian, poet, author, and singer.
John Orlando Pastore (March 17, 1907July 15, 2000) was an American lawyer and politician.
Josephine Vicari Massucci Franz (August 20, 1930 – May 28, 2004), known by the stage name Josie Carey, was a lyricist and a host of several children's television shows.
Judd Apatow (born December 6, 1967) is an American producer, writer, director, actor and stand-up comedian.
Kathryn Elizabeth Smith (May 1, 1907 – June 17, 1986), known professionally as Kate Smith and The First Lady of Radio, was an American singer, a contralto, best known for her rendition of Irving Berlin's "God Bless America".
Hanabiko "Koko" (July 4, 1971 – June 19, 2018) was a female western lowland gorilla who was known for having learned a large number of hand signs from a modified version of American Sign Language (ASL).
Latrobe is a city in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in the United States and part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
Social or general fraternities and sororities, in the North American fraternity system, are those that do not promote a particular profession (as professional fraternities are) or discipline (such as service fraternities and sororities).
Live television is a television production broadcast in real-time, as events happen, in the present.
The Manchester Bridge, also known as the North Side Point Bridge, was a steel Pratt truss bridge that spanned the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Marc Tolon Brown (born November 25, 1946) is an American author and illustrator of children's books.
Margaret Brainard Hamilton (December 9, 1902 – May 16, 1985) was an American film character actress best known for her portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's classic film The Wizard of Oz (1939).
Marielle Heller (born October 1, 1979) is an American writer, director, and actor.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
In the academic study of theology, the Master of Divinity (MDiv, magister divinitatis in Latin) is the first professional degree of the pastoral profession in North America.
Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), known professionally as Michael Keaton, is an American actor, producer, and director.
In Christianity, a minister is a person authorized by a church, or other religious organization, to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (sometimes shortened to Misterogers or simply Mister Rogers) is an American half-hour educational children's television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers.
Nantucket is an island about by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Museum of American History: Kenneth E. Behring Center collects, preserves, and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is the fictional kingdom inhabited by hand puppet characters on the children's television series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood which aired on PBS, from 1968–2001, and its predecessor Mister Rogers, which ran from 1963–1966.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The North Shore is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's North Side.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Oakland is a town in Orange County, Florida, United States.
Pat Mitchell (born January 20, 1943) is known for her leadership in the media industry as a CEO, producer and curator.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards) program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media.
Peter Funt (born in New York, c. 1947) is an actor, host and producer for the hit TV show Candid Camera.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (also known as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Mu Alpha, or simply Sinfonia) (ΦΜΑ) is an American collegiate social sinfonia.org.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
Pittsburgh Magazine is a lifestyle magazine covering the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the "PG", is the largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, founded in 1794, is a graduate seminary in the Reformed tradition teaching theology and preparing students for service in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and other Christian churches.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, also known as "the Trib," was the second largest daily printed newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States until it transitioned to an all-digital format on December 1, 2016.
A planetarium (plural planetaria or planetariums) is a theatre built primarily for presenting educational and entertaining shows about astronomy and the night sky, or for training in celestial navigation.
The Presbyterian Church (USA), or PC (USA), is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States.
Presbyterian (or presbyteral) polity is a method of church governance ("ecclesiastical polity") typified by the rule of assemblies of presbyters, or elders.
A preschool, also known as nursery school, pre-primary school, playschool or kindergarten, is an educational establishment or learning space offering early childhood education to children before they begin compulsory education at primary school.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal—the highest civilian award of the United States.
Pro Set was a Dallas-based company founded by Ludwell Denny in 1988.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
A puppeteer is a person who manipulates an inanimate object that might be shaped like a human, animal or mythical creature, or another object to create the illusion that the puppet is "alive".
Ralph Lowell1890–1978portrait by Pietro Pezzati| --> Major Ralph Lowell (July 23, 1890 – May 15, 1978) was a World War I veteran, banker, and philanthropist from Boston.
The following is a list of recurring Saturday Night Live characters and sketches introduced between November 15, 1980, and April 11, 1981, the sixth season of ''SNL''.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Robert Berks (April 26, 1922 – May 16, 2011) was an American sculptor, industrial designer and planner.
Rollins College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college, founded in 1885 and located in Winter Park, Florida along the shores of Lake Virginia.
The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses Parade, is part of "America's New Year Celebration" held in Pasadena, California each year on New Year's Day (or on Monday, January 2 if New Year's Day falls on a Sunday).
Saint Vincent College is a four-year, coeducational, Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college located about 40 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA.
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer, and writer.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
Seminary, school of theology, theological seminary, Early-Morning Seminary, and divinity school are educational institutions for educating students (sometimes called seminarians) in scripture, theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy, academia, or ministry.
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
Sneakers (also known as athletic shoes, tennis shoes, gym shoes, sport shoes, runners, takkies, or trainers) are shoes primarily designed for sports or other forms of physical exercise, but which are now also often used for everyday wear.
Snopes.com, formally known as the Urban Legends Reference Pages, is one of the first online fact-checking websites.
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
Squirrel Hill is a residential neighborhood in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is cancer developing from the lining of the stomach.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Swimming is the self-propulsion of a person through fresh or salt water, usually for recreation, sport, exercise, or survival.
The Sylvania Awards were given by the television manufacturer Sylvania Electric Products for various categories of television performance, broadcasting, scripts, music and other aspects of production between 1951 and 1959.
The Television Academy Hall of Fame was founded by a former president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), John H. Mitchell (1921–1988), to honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to U.S. television.
A television producer is a person who oversees all aspects of video production on a television program.
Teresa Heinz Kerry (born Maria Teresa Thierstein Simões-Ferreira on October 5, 1938), also known as Teresa Heinz, is a Mozambican (at the time, part of Portuguese East Africa) born American businesswoman and philanthropist.
The Sprout Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding various programs designed to increase civic engagement in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children's picture book designed, illustrated, and written by Eric Carle, first published by the World Publishing Company in 1969, later published by Penguin Putnam.
The Voice of Firestone is a long-running radio and television program of classical music.
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine.
THOMAS was the first online database of United States Congress legislative information.
In broadcasting, time shifting is the recording of programming to a storage medium to be viewed or listened to after the live broadcasting.
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Tom Junod (born 1958) is an American journalist.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
Trademark look or signature look is the characteristic clothes or other distinguishing signs used by a certain character or performer, making the person more recognizable by the audience.
TV Guide is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.
The United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America (UPCUSA) was the largest branch of Presbyterianism in the United States from May 28, 1958, to 1983.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications Technology, Innovation, and the Internet is one of the seven subcommittees within the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.
The University of Pittsburgh (commonly referred to as Pitt) is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal), and may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter.
A videocassette recorder, VCR, or video recorder is an electromechanical device that records analog audio and analog video from broadcast television or other source on a removable, magnetic tape videocassette, and can play back the recording.
Voice acting is the art of performing voice-overs or providing voices to represent a character or to provide information to an audience or user.
Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg, is an American actress, comedian, author, and television host.
Winter Park is a suburban city in Orange County, Florida, United States.
Won't You Be My Neighbor? is a 2018 American documentary film directed by Morgan Neville about the life and guiding philosophy of Fred Rogers, the host and creator of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
WPSU-TV is the PBS member public television station for the Allegheny area of Pennsylvania that is licensed to Clearfield.
WQED, VHF channel 13, is a PBS member television station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
WTAE-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 51), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is a French-born American cellist.
Your Hit Parade is an American radio and television music program that was broadcast from 1935 to 1953 on radio, and seen from 1950 to 1959 on television.
The 2003 invasion of Iraq was the first stage of the Iraq War (also called Operation Iraqi Freedom).
The 24th Daytime Emmy Awards were held on May 21, 1997, at Radio City Music Hall, New York City.
26858 Misterrogers is a Mars crossing asteroid named after children's television host Fred Rogers.
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