Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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11:29 am
Tue April 16, 2013

"Reaping the Whirlwind" on the Dust Bowl, Pt. 2 airs on Tuesday, April 30th at 7 pm

When Harry Forester lost his farm to the dust and Depression in Oklahoma, the family converted its truck into a modern-day covered wagon and migrated to California in 1936, where Forester had found work. Two of his daughters (Louise, front row, left, in cap; and Shirley, second row, second from right) help tell the story of their father's broken dreams and the journey to a new life.

In the second episode of Ken Burns’s DUST BOWL, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts — and a break in the drought in 1939 — eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.

"Reaping the Whirlwind, Pt. 2" on the Dust Bowl can be seen on Tuesday, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

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Politics
11:25 am
Tue April 16, 2013

"Undocumented" on Independent Lens can be seen on Monday, April 29th at 8 pm

Border Patrol agents help an ailing migrant crosser.

The blistering deserts of southern Arizona have been littered with the scorched and desiccated bodies of more than 2,000 illegal border crossers in the past decade and a half. The grisly task of locating and identifying them falls to overwhelmed local coroners and tireless volunteers, who attempt to provide closure to devastated families.

"Undocumented" on Independent Lens airs on Monday, April 29th at 8 pm.

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Arts
11:18 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Lucy is used to lure a suspect on "Bletchley Circle, Pt. 2" airing on Sunday, April 28th at 9 pm

Shown: Sophie Rundle as Lucy

When Scotland Yard dismisses the women’s theories, they realize it’s up to them to stop the killer before he takes his next victim. They identify a suspect and use Lucy to lure him into a trap, but their plan goes badly awry and Lucy is assaulted. Shaken, the women take a different approach, contacting former war department members. Susan plans to meet with a psychiatrist whom she believes has helpful information, completely unaware of the danger that awaits her.

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Arts
11:12 am
Tue April 16, 2013

"Mr. Selfridge, Pt. 5" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, April 28th at 8 pm

Jeremy Piven as Harry Gordon Selfridge (foreground). Shown in background (l-r): Zoe Tapper as Ellen Love, Frances O'Connor as Rose Selfridge, Gregory Fitoussi as Henri Leclair and Katherine Kelly as Lady Mae.

Mr. Grove takes over in Harry’s absence, but faces irate temperance marchers and other challenges. How would Harry handle it? Agnes gets to know Henri, the window dresser.

"Mr. Selfridge, Pt. 5" on Masterpiece Classic can be seen on Sunday, April 28th at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

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Arts
2:44 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

"Call the Midwife II, pt. 5" can be seen on Sunday, April 28th at 7 pm

Shown: Supporting actors as the street party

The whole Poplar community pulls together to prepare for the annual Summer Fete. This year, with the introduction of a baby show, the midwives will be more involved than ever, especially Trixie, who assumes responsibility for securing a celebrity judge. At the ante-natal clinic, Jenny meets Nora, an impoverished mother of eight, who is distraught that she may soon have another mouth to feed. Jenny’s attempts to reassure her fall on deaf ears, and a desperate Nora takes matters into her own hands.

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