Alabama Public Radio to Air Documentary on State Constitution

  • April 3rd, 2000

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ‚ Alabama Public Radio (APR) will air a 30-minute documentary on Alabama’s Constitution and the current movement for reform on Wednesday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m.

Alabama Public Radio produced the documentary in collaboration with WBHM public radio in Birmingham, which will also air the program. The documentary will address the history of the Alabama Constitution, and look at how the Constitution affects local governments by requiring them to seek legislative permission before taking any significant action. The program will also explore arguments for and against changing the state’s constitution.

In addition to Wednesday night’s program, APR is also airing excerpts from the documentary as a series Monday, April 3, through Friday, April 7 at 6:35 a.m. and 8:35 p.m. daily. The documentary is also being made available to all public radio stations in the state (check local listings for times).

Based at The University of Alabama, Alabama Public Radio includes WUAL 91.5 FM Tuscaloosa, WQPR 88.7 FM Muscle Shoals/Florence and WAPR 88.3 FM Selma/Montgomery.

Source

Roger Duvall or Butler Cain, Alabama Public Radio, 205/348-6644

Contact

Cathy Andreen, Director of Media Relations, 205/348-8322

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