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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Program Listings for June 13, 2008

12 Jun

For Immediate Release

** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY **

This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY (distributed Friday, June 13 at 5 p.m., check local listings) will feature the following reports:

* 2008 Campaign: Faith-Based Outreach Plans - Bob Abernethy talks with Kim Lawton about the presidential candidates' campaign strategies to reach religious voters.

* Retribution for Child Molesters - Tim O'Brien provides an update on a pending U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding whether child molesters should receive the death penalty.

* Indiana Doctor in Kenya - Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at how one doctor from Indiana is living his faith through his work with AIDS patients in Kenya.

SPECIAL NOTE: This week on the show's "One Nation: Religion & Politics 2008 Blog" available at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/blog.html , hear more from Kim Lawton about campaign strategies to reach out to religious voters and read results from a new national survey on religion and public life focusing on the political attitudes and preferences of mainline Protestants, Roman Catholics, evangelicals and religiously unaffiliated voters.

To request a transcript of these reports, send an e-mail to schultzm@religionethics.org or go to the program Web site at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics where the transcript and streaming video of each segment will be available after 8:30 p.m. on Friday.For information, contact:
Mary Schultz
Director of Communications
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
202-216-2394
schultzm@religionethics.org

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