Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Politics
12:33 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

African Americans, Pt. 4 airs on Tuesday, November 12th at 7 pm

“Making a Way Out of No Way” portrays the Jim Crow era, when African Americans struggled to build their own worlds within the harsh, narrow confines of segregation. At the turn of the 20th century, a steady stream of African Americans left the South, fleeing the threat of racial violence and searching for opportunities in the North and West. Leaders like Ida B. Wells, W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvey organized, offering different strategies to further black empowerment and equality.

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Politics
12:20 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

"JFK, Pt. 1" on American Experience airs Monday, November 11th at 8 pm

President Kennedy and his daughter Caroline on a yacht during a weekend in Hyannis Port.

Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin’s bullet, John F. Kennedy’s presidency has often defied objective appraisal. This new portrait offers a fresh assessment of the man, his accomplishments and his unfulfilled promise. Produced and directed by Susan Bellows, JFK features interviews with Kennedy family members and historians including Robert Dallek, Robert Caro, and Evan Thomas.

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Arts
12:14 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

"Politically Collect" on Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday at 7 pm

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW throws its hat in the ring on the eve of the mid-term elections with Special Edition “Politically Collect,” a celebration of America’s passion for collecting and electing. Highlights include: an extensive collection of campaign buttons; a court affidavit submitted by Jimmy Carter to the state of Maine on the eve of the 1976 election, appealing its decision to list him on the ballot as James Earl Carter; and signed photos of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, valued at $75,000.

Arts
12:10 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

"The Paradise, Pt. 6" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, at 8 pm

Shown from left to right: Peter Wight as Edmund Lovett and Joanna Vanderham as Denise

With her high-profile nuptials just around the corner, Katherine turns The Paradise upside-down as she prepares for what promises to be a dazzling society event. Across the street, Denise proves her aptitude for business once again, though not all the shopkeepers are easily convinced. When Glendenning spots Moray consoling Denise, he warns Katherine of the threat. Will the wedding go ahead as planned or will Moray follow his heart?

"The Paradise, Pt. 6" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, November 10th at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
12:00 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Secrets of Althorp - The Spencers airs on Sunday, November 10th at 7 pm

Behind Althorp's silvery façade we reveal its most surprising secret: it’s actually a Tudor redbrick mansion.

Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana’s brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years. The Spencer dynasty has produced politicians, military heroes, dukes and duchesses and will one day furnish Britain with a king: Diana’s son, Prince William. Noted for their generosity, the Spencers once came to the rescue of a distant cousin fallen on hard times: the great-great-great-grandfather of George Washington.

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