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This week the Regional Educational Technology Network (RETN), the Center for Research on Vermont's public-access television partner, will premiere the program "African Americans in Addison County, Charlotte, and Hinesburg, 1790-1860" by Jane Williamson, director of Rokeby Museum.

The program, which has a runtime of one hour, can be viewed on Comcast Cable on Channel 16 (both North and South) as follows:
        
        Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 11 A.M.
                            repeats at                     8 P.M.
                            repeats at                    midnight

The program was originally presented as #211 in the Center's ongoing Research-in-Progress Seminar Series on January 29, 2008. For a detailed description, please visit the Center's Web site at <www.uvm.edu/~crvt>.

Immediately following each broadcast of Ms. Williamson's program will be a one-hour dramatic reading of David Budbill's play _Trapped_, which tells the story of Jesse, a fugitive slave who was sheltered at Rokeby in 1837.

The Williamson program is also available from the RETN Web site at <www.retn.org> as video-on-demand. Click on /Center for Research on Vermont/ on the menu for details about this and other Center programs.

For more information about RETN's schedule, please visit the RETN Web site at <www.retn.org> or contact RETN directly at 802-654-7980. The schedule is usually the same for both RETN North (Comcast Channel 16 in Burlington, Essex, Essex Junction, Williston, and Winooski) and RETN South (Comcast Channel 16 in Charlotte, Ferrisburgh, Hinesburg, Shelburne, and Vergennes).

Please note: Videotapes of many Center programs may be borrowed from the Center's Video Library upon request. Please visit our Web site at <www.uvm.edu/~crvt> for more information about the programs that are available on videotape.

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Kristin Peterson-Ishaq
Coordinator, Center for Research on Vermont
     and Vermont Studies Program
University of Vermont
589 Main Street, Nolin House
Burlington, VT  05401-3439
Email: <[log in to unmask]>; Telephone: 802-656-8363
Fax: 802-656-8518; Web site: <www.uvm.edu/~crvt>