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08/14/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

PBS Leads News & Documentary Emmy Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 30th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards Tuesday.

PBS led the way with 41 nominations, followed by CBS with 23 and ABC with 13. A full breakdown of nominations by media entity is available here.

Awards will be given in 33 categories including Best Documentary, Breaking News and Investigative Reporting.

Charlie Gibson's noted interview with Sarah Palin received a nomination, as did Katie Couric's "Campaign Questions" series.

Barbara Walters will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition for her work on ABC's "20/20" and "The View" and NBC's "The Today Show".

Additionally, CNN Productions, CNN's documentary division, will be given the President's Award, in recognition for its work in that field.