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PBS Visionaries Series Features ARCE

The Visionaries series airs "Peace Through Scholarly Exchange" documenting the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) and its work.

The Visionaries is produced for the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) and comprises documentaries about individuals and organizations working to establish positive social change throughout the world. Last year, the production staff at Visionaries received hundreds of requests and the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) was selected to be profiled!

In all, seven documentaries were produced featuring topics on global food security, animal welfare, preservation of Egyptian culture, disabilities rights, higher education, creative aging and historical societies. The programs were shot in Nigeria, Rwanda, Egypt, Republic of Georgia, Mexico and Australia, as well as across the United States.

This 30-minute documentary focuses on the impact ARCE has in Egypt through their collaborative efforts with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and with funding support from the United States Agency of International Development (USAID). ARCE's training, jobs, and conservation programs are featured in Historic Cairo, Sohag, and Luxor.

The program is hosted by acclaimed actor Sam Waterston of Netflix’s Frankie and Grace, and formerly of HBO’s The Newsroom, and NBC’s Law & Order, and it is distributed through National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA).

It can be viewed on the ARCE web site ( OR people can write their local PBS station and ask that it be aired. There is information on how to do this here:

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