** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY **
This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY (distributed Friday, March 28 at 5 p.m., check local listings) will feature the following reports:
- Lethal Injection - Tim O'Brien reports on a pending U.S. Supreme Court case examining the constitutionality of lethal injection executions.
- Continuing King's Legacy - Kim Lawton looks at the vastly different ways in which African-American ministers are carrying out Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy of faith-based social activism.
SPECIAL NOTE: This week on the show's "One Nation: Religion & Politics 2008 Blog" available at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/blog.html, Kim Lawton provides more in-depth coverage on the intersection of faith and politics in the 2008 presidential campaign.
To request a transcript of these reports, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.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:
Director of Communications
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly