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American Public Television (APT) is the largest syndicator of programming for public television stations in the United States. APT continues to show a many public television programs nationally, as well as administering the Create and World channels on public TV. APT began in 1961.

At first, it was called Eastern Educational Television Network (EEN). EEN was a regional cooperative that began to show programs between a couple of its member stations. EEN was one of the first distributors of shows such as The French Chef (with Julia Child) in 1963, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, and Washington Week in Review on a national basis.

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