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E-M:/ Re-broadcasting of "The Sprawling of America"

Enviro-Mich message from Rebecca Williams <rmwillia@umich.edu>


Due to phenomenal response to the first airing of "The Sprawling
of America," public television stations throughout Michigan will
begin re-broadcasting the documentary series starting today,
Wednesday, August 8th.

"The Sprawling of America" is the first documentary series
produced by the Great Lakes Television Consortium (GLTV).
"The Sprawling of America" is a two-part, two-hour series that
examines the devastating social, economic, and environmental
impacts of sprawl on urban and rural communities.  Over the
two hours, this series will document how America
grew from cities to suburbs, how that movement changed society,
and how suburban communities are now re-evaluating their quality of life.


"The Sprawling of America" airs tonight, AUGUST 8th, from 8-10 PM
on WKAR-TV Channel 23 in East Lansing.

The documentary will also air on THURSDAY, AUGUST 9th
on the following stations:

*WCMU-TV Channel 14    12-2 pm
in Mt. Pleasant, Flint, Saginaw & Bay City

*WCML-TV  Channel 6  12-2 pm
in Alpena

*WCMV-TV  Channel 27  12-2 pm
in Cadillac

*WCMW-TV  Channel 21  12-2 pm
in Manistee

*W46AD-TV  Channel 46  12-2 pm
in Traverse City

*W69AV-TV  Channel 69  12-2 pm
in Leland

The documentary will air on SUNDAY, AUGUST 12th
on the following stations:

*WDCP-TV  Channel 35  9-11 pm
in Bad Axe & Ubly

*WDCQ-TV  Channel 19  9-11 pm
in Saginaw, Midland, Bay City & University Center

The documentary will air on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th
on the following stations:

*WGVU-TV  Channel 35  8-10 pm
in Grand Rapids & Allendale

*WGVK-TV  Channel 52  8-10 pm
in Kalamazoo

The documentary will air on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22nd
on the following station:

*WTVS-TV  Channel 56  9-11 pm
in Detroit

The documentary will air on THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd
on the following station:

*WTVS-TV  Channel 56  1-3 am
in Detroit

The documentary will air on SATURDAY, AUGUST 25th
on the following station:

*WTVS-TV  Channel 56  8-10 pm
in Detroit

Visit the Great Lakes Television Consortium's website
at gltv.org for an in-depth look at "The Sprawling of America."
You can view both documentaries in their entirety on the site.
The website also features question and answer
sessions with GLTV producers, complete transcripts of all
interviews, video interview excerpts, a photo essay about sprawl,
bibliographies and links to related source materials, staff and crew
bios, and a secure server to purchase the documentaries online.

You can also call our toll free number to purchase "The Sprawling
of America": (888) 258-9866.

For $39.95, you'll receive the two-hour documentary series on
one VHS tape, and a press kit containing information about
the Great Lakes Television Consortium, quotes from the films,
and crew and producer bios.

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