PBS press tour notes

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PBS announced that Ken Burns now has a place of his own in Apple’s iTunes online media store. Viewers can buy and download Burns’ documentaries and related music, audiobooks and podcasts. Also at the summer press tour, PBS said it has scheduled African American Lives 2 for February, hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and tracing the ancestry of Maya Angelou, Dave Chapelle, Morgan Freeman, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and one “ordinary individual,” yet to be announced. PBS also announced that pubTV’s new digital multicast channel, PBS World, will launch nationally Aug. 15.

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