FW: For the Record and Alabama@Work Schedule
- A couple of historical shows on Thursday and Friday this week...aj wright //
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Subject: For the Record and Alabama@Work Schedule
Weekly Schedule of Alabama @ Work and For The Record on Alabama Public
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For The Record schedule for the week of July 1, 2002
For The Record airs weeknights at 6:30 and 11:00pm on Alabama Public
Monday, July 1, 2002
Attorney General Bill Pryor
Attorney General Bill Pryor will discuss recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings
including one involving the role of juries and judges in death penalty
cases. Pryor will also take questions when viewers call 1-800-239-5239.
Tuesday, July 2, 2002
Vouching for Vouchers
The United States Supreme Court says yes to school vouchers. Justices
voted five to four to uphold a voucher system in Cleveland that gives
parents a stipend to send children to private schools. Could vouchers be
on the horizon in Alabama?
Wednesday, July 3, 2002
The Alabama Department of Corrections was recently fined $2.16 million for
not moving state prisoners from county jails. It is the latest event in
the state's long-running suit involving jail overcrowding.
Thursday, July 4, 2002
"Carry Me Home" and Samuel Pettijohn
As Alabama and the country celebrate Independence Day "For The Record"
rebroadcasts an interview with Pulitzer Prize winning author Dianne
McWhorter about her book "Carry Me Home." Also, Samuel Pettijohn talks
about being the first African-American to receive a degree from Auburn
Friday, July 5, 2002
UPI Reporters Recall Civil Rights Movement
Recently, UPI reporters who covered the civil rights movement in Alabama
held a reunion in Montgomery. Alvin Benn, Robert Gordon, Elvin Stanton,
and Anthony E. Heffernan discuss reporting on those events in a
rebroadcast of a special Week-In-Review program
Alabama @ Work airs Friday nights at 9 and 11:30pm and Sunday at 2 and
This Schedule is for Friday, July 5, 2002
Alabama @ Work rebroadcasts four previous stories that involve food.
Lee Jackson was able to raise saltwater shrimp on his Lowndes County farm
last year. This year he hopes to produce more shrimp and is looking to
help other farmers get involved. The entire project is viewed as a
possible economic development tool. U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions visited the
farm to learn more about the project as he continues efforts to help
develop the state's black belt.
Emily's Hydroponic Tomatoes can grow tomatoes almost ten months out of the
year because the company supplies the plants' needs through a solution.
The company, based in Coker, uses a controlled environment to produce the
tomatoes during times when outdoor conditions are not favorable.
Eight years ago Tewana & company began in Gadsden. The family-owned and
operated bakery and catering company includes a restaurant and deli. The
company includes gourmet food featuring original recipes.
The Shoals Commercial Culinary Center is a shared kitchen facility in
which small entrepreneurs produce food products sale. The kitchen
incubator offers training in food preparation and how to make the most of
culinary skills and business utilizing a kitchen.
Alabama@Work is made possible by the financial support of the following
Major Funder: Office of the Governor - Alabama Department of Economic and
Additional Funders: Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.; Regions Bank;
Business Council of Alabama; Alabama Power Foundation; Economic
Development Partnership of Alabama; and Alabama State Docks.
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