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Thursday, September 13, 2007

PBS 39 Offers Special Programming For Hispanic Heritage Month

PBS 39 has sent me a press release announcing special programming during Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, 2007. let me share it with you.

(Lehigh Valley, PA) September 12, 2007-- From comedian George Lopez to artist Diego Rivera, PBS will present a number of broadcast premieres and encore presentations that recognize the cultural, historical and societal impact of America's growing Hispanic community. The programs air during Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated each year from September 15 - October 15.

AMERICAN MASTERS, which pioneered the television biography genre, continues to offer insightful profiles of important figures in America's artistic and cultural life.

"Orozco: Man of Fire," Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9 - 10 p.m.
This is the vibrant story of an artist whose dramatic life, iconoclastic personality and dynamic painting changed the way we see art and politics.

"Rivera in America," Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 10 - 11 p.m.
Considered the greatest Mexican painter of the 20th century, Diego Rivera had a profound effect on the international art world. In a series of visits to America from 1930 to 1940, Rivera brought his unique vision to public spaces and galleries, enlightening and inspiring artists and laymen alike.

Friday, September 28, 2007, 10 - 11 p.m.
Latinos, the nation's largest and fastest-growing minority group, are big business. This smart, fast- paced program examines how efforts to profit from this group are shaping the contemporary Latino identity. The documentary's focal point is George Lopez, an icon and advocate for Latinos' move into the mainstream.

MAYA & MIGUELMonday thru Thursday, continuing series with NEW episodes, 7 - 7:30 a.m. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and the launch of their highly anticipated fourth season, MAYA & MIGUEL and Scholastic Media are declaring the month of October MAYA & MIGUEL'S "Latin Fun Fiesta." Beginning Monday, October 1, a new episode of the returning series will premiere each day through October 10.

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