Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Politics
4:23 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

"Rise! (1940-1968)" on African Americans airs Tuesday, November 19th at 7 pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Ruby Bridges at William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans during the filming of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

“Rise!” examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. African Americans who fought fascism in World War II came home to face the same old racial violence. But mass media — from print to radio and TV — broadcast that injustice, planting seeds of resistance. The success of black entrepreneurs and entertainers fueled African-American hopes and dreams. In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama, heralding the dawn of a movement of resistance, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Arts
4:19 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Find out more about one of the more dangerous forms of horse racing on Monday at 9 pm

JonMarc Skunkcap just after an exchange in the Indian Relay National Championships at the Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot, Idaho.

“Indian Relay” documents the hope and determination of modern-day Native-American life and what it takes to win one of the most exciting and dangerous forms of horse racing. From the bitter cold of winter to the heat of summer championship races, the film follows teams from three different tribes as they compete across a grueling season.

"Indian Relay" on Independent Lens airs on Monday, November 18th at 9:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
4:14 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

"Survivors" on Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday at 7 pm

Andrew Brunk (right) appraises a New Orleans Chess Table, ca. 1870, that endured through Hurricane Katrina and is valued at $3,000-$5,000. in the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW special "Survivors."
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Arts
4:10 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

"The Paradise, Pt. 7" can be seen on Sunday, November 17th at 8 pm

Shown: Joanna Vanderham as Denise

Trouble brews at The Paradise as the big day approaches. When a corpse is found in the river, word spreads that it is the body of Burroughs — and suspicion is quickly cast upon Jonas. Meanwhile, Moray cannot deny his love for Denise and plans to call off the wedding. But will he be able to follow through if it means losing The Paradise?

"The Paradise, Pt. 7" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, November 17th at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
4:03 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Secrets of Scotland Yard airs on Sunday, November 17th at 7 pm

Original Site of Scotland Yard

From Dickens to Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie to James Bond — no police institution in the world has caught the public imagination in the same way as Scotland Yard. The name has become synonymous with London’s police force, but actually comes from the location of the original police headquarters building. Its officers and “Bobbies” are often seen as protectors of the Royal Family and British officials, but Scotland Yard is most often associated with police detectives.

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