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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY PROGRAM LISTINGS FOR MARCH 28, 2008

27 Mar

For Immediate Release

** 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 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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