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More than Talking Heads

Two Penn Press authors and a series editor recently lent their expertize to news and documentary productions on a wide range of subjects.

This Thursday, Eric Stover, author of The Witnesses and Director of UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center, was interviewed for a PBS NewsHour story about DNA technology reconnecting families after the devestation of war. View the video at The Online NewsHour.

Penn Press series editor Thomas Sugrue provides context for a documentary on the history of discrimination against African Americans in Pennsylvania. Viewers of WQED TV can see Jim Crow Pennsylvania on 
Sunday, February 25 at 5 p.m. EST.

Pamela Regis, author of A Natural History of the Romance Novel, brings her observations on the prejudice against the genre to Who’s Afraid of Happy Endings?, a BRAVO! Canada documentary on the cultural phenomenon and billion-dollar industry of romance fiction. The program will premiere on
March 8 at  8:30 p.m. EST.