[UUA-L] UU Minister to appear on NPR on May 16, Discussing Family Connection to Slave Trade
Unitarian Universalist Association
uua_l at uua.org
Wed May 14 16:41:40 EDT 2008
Rev. David Pettee will be a guest on the nationally syndicated NPR
news/talk program, "On Point," on Friday, May 16. Pettee, the UUA's
Director of Ministerial Credentialing, will discuss his research into
his ancestors' involvement in the slave trade and his contact with an
African American family who are descendants of slaves owned by those
Pettee will be a guest during the second hour of the program, which airs
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon in the Boston area and repeats from 7:00 p.m.-
9:00 p.m. locally. Questions from callers will be accepted live during
the show. "On Point" is broadcast at different times by other NPR
stations, so please check your local listings for this information.
"On Point," hosted by award-winning journalist Tom Ashbrook, is
syndicated to over 100 stations nationally. In addition to listening by
radio, people anywhere in the world can tune in to a live webcast by
visiting http://www.onpointradio.org <http://www.onpointradio.org/> and
clicking on the "Listen Live" icon. After the program, listeners
anywhere in the world can go to http://www.onpointradio.org
<http://www.onpointradio.org/> and select "On Point" from the programs
menu to hear the full broadcast.
UUA.org has published two stories on Pettee's journey of discovery:
"Claiming Our History, Warts and All" (May 2007) -
http://www.uua.org/news/newssubmissions/23111.shtml and "The Ties That
Bind: A Deeper Exploration of My Family's History With the Slave Trade"
(November 2007) - http://www.uua.org/news/newssubmissions/57813.shtml .
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