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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Program Listings for June 20, 2008

19 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 20 at 5 p.m., check local listings) will feature the following reports:

* Cover Story: "Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon" - Kate Seeyle reports from Beirut on the difficulties confronting exiled Palestinians living in crowded refugee camps, and the challenges they face in their decades quest to return to their homeland.

* Feature: "Circuit Preacher David Brown Revisited" - Lucky Severson looks at how the story of modern-day circuit preacher David Brown has touched the lives and hearts of a Texas Methodist pastor and his congregation.

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 on Muslims and the Obama campaign and also read an analysis from Professor Robin W. Lovin of Southern Methodist University about the changing role religion is playing in the American campaign process.


To request a transcript of these reports, send an e-mail to rosenbleethl@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:
Lynn Rosenbleeth
Publicist
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
202-216-44044
rosenbleethl@religionethics.org

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