Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
1:41 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Live from Lincoln center honors songwriter, Randy Newman, on Friday, the 4th at 9 pm

James Naughton

James Naughton, the celebrated director, singer and Tony Award-winning actor, takes to the stage in the Allen Room at Lincoln Center in this concert special to honor American songwriter Randy Newman.

"James Naughton: The Songs of Randy Newman" on Live From Lincoln Center airs on Friday, April 4th at 9 pm on channel 3.

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Politics
1:38 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Escape from the Pacific: 1943 can be seen on Thursday, April 3rd at 7 pm

ESCAPE IN THE PACIFIC: 1943 delivers a dramatic, gripping account of one of the most remarkable incidents of World War II — the only successful group escape from a Japanese POW camp. On April 4, 1943, 10 American prisoners of war — survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March and the Fall of Corregidor — and two Filipino convicts carried out a daring escape from one of Japan's most notorious (and reputedly escape-proof) prison camps, the Davao Penal Colony located on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.

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Arts
1:32 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

"Carthage's Lost Warriors" on Secrets of the Dead airs Wednesday, April 2nd at 9 pm

Ancient axe head from Amazonia.

In 146 BC, as the Romans conquered the vast Carthaginian Empire in North Africa, thousands of people fled their homeland. Now, science is suggesting some may have taken refuge thousands of miles away in South America. In addition to the scientific evidence, blonde, blue eyed indigenes suggest that contact with the West occurred long before Columbus arrived.

"Carthage's Lost Warriors" on Secrets of the Dead airs on Wednesday, April 2nd at 9 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Science
1:29 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

"Wild Predator Invasion" on NOVA airs Wednesday, April 2nd at 8 pm

“Calusa,” a Florida panther, at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

A growing number of scientists are discovering that removing top predators from the wild has thrown ecosystems off-kilter, triggering domino effects that scientists are just beginning to understand. NOVA follows scientists who are trying out a simple but controversial solution: returning apex predators — like coyotes, bears and panthers — to their natural environments. Can these newly introduced predators restore the natural balance of their ecosystems without threatening the humans who live among them?

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Politics
1:14 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Story of the Jews continues with parts 3 - 5 on Tuesday, April 1st beginning at 7 pm

Gold inscribed cobblestones, Berlin, Germany

Simon Schama explores the bright, hopeful moment when Enlightenment thinkers and revolutionary armies brought ghetto walls crashing down — allowing Jews to weave their wisdom, creativity and energies into the very fabric of modern life in Europe. One of the most of fruitful branches of this Jewish renaissance was in music, and the stellar careers of Giacomo Meyerbeer and Felix Mendelssohn established the enduring tradition for Jewish musical prodigies.

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