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  • A.J. Wright
    A couple of historical shows on Thursday and Friday this week...aj wright // ajwright@uab.edu ... From: Clee@aptv.org [mailto:Clee@aptv.org] Sent: Friday, June
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      A couple of historical shows on Thursday and Friday this week...aj wright //
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      From: Clee@... [mailto:Clee@...]
      Sent: Friday, June 28, 2002 3:54 PM
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      Subject: For the Record and Alabama@Work Schedule


      Weekly Schedule of Alabama @ Work and For The Record on Alabama Public
      Television
      For More Information: Jon Beans 1-800-239-5239 ext 406 jbeans@...
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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
      Television

      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
      Jail Overcrowding
      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
      University.

      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

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      Alabama @ Work airs Friday nights at 9 and 11:30pm and Sunday at 2 and
      11:00pm
      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
      companies:

      Major Funder: Office of the Governor - Alabama Department of Economic and
      Community Affairs

      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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