Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Politics
1:05 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

"Assassination: Idaho's Trial of the Century" airs on Thursday, August 29th at 7 pm

ASSASSINATION: IDAHO'S TRIAL OF THE CENTURY combines re-enactments, stills, expert commentary and archival footage to piece together one of the most famous criminal trials in United States history. In the summer of 1907, the long-simmering tensions between trade unionists and capitalists finally played out in an Idaho courtroom when "Big Bill" Haywood, the secretary-treasurer of the Western Federation of Miners, stood charged with orchestrating the murder of former governor Frank Steunenberg.

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Science
12:48 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

David Pogue hosts "Making Stuff Cleaner" on Nova on Wednesday at 8 pm

Pictured: David Pogue at FedEx in Oakland, California

Host David Pogue is on a quest to clean up, using new green materials to build and power the devices of the future. Batteries grown from viruses, plastics made of sugar and solar cells that cook up hydrogen are just the beginning of a new generation of clean materials.

"Making Stuff Cleaner" on NOVA airs on Wednesday, August 28th at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
12:43 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

"The March" reveals the story behind the 1963 March on Washington on Tuesday at 8 pm

Leaders on March, The March on Washington 1963 - THE MARCH

Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream” speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. The film reveals the dramatic story behind the event through the remembrances of key players such as Jack O’Dell, Clarence B. Jones, Julian Bond and Andrew Young.

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Arts
12:35 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

"A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement" on Tuesday at 7 pm

Blind Boys of Alabama

President and Mrs. Obama host a concert in the White House East Room in honor of the civil rights movement. Artists include Yolanda Adams, Joan Baez, Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Howard University Choir and The Freedom Singers, featuring Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Rutha Harris, Charles Neblett and Toshi Reagon. Morgan Freeman is a guest speaker.

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Arts
12:32 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

"Billings, MT, Pt. 2" featured on Antiques Roadshow on Monday, August 26th at 7 pm

A 19th-century Japanese suit of armor; an 1874 oil painting by noted Swiss artist Luigi Rossi; and a circa 1825 Parisian gilt bronze plateau

Surrounded by the spectacular scenery of a Montana ranch, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Sollo explore the works of Thomas Molesworth, a significant figure in the popularization of rustic, Western-style furnishings. Highlights include a 19th-century Japanese suit of armor; an 1874 oil painting by noted Swiss artist Luigi Rossi; and a unique housewarming gift — a circa 1825 Parisian gilt bronze plateau (serving tray) valued at $50,000 to $70,000.

"Billings, MT, Pt. 2" on Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday, August 26th at 7:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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