SOURCE: AmericanLife TV

November 21, 2008 16:59 ET

AmericanLife TV Network Presents Exclusive Screening of "Moments That Changed Us" -- a Documentary on Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple Computer

Exclusive Screening Hosted by Acclaimed Journalist Nick Clooney Will Be Held at the Newseum on November 28th

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - November 21, 2008) - AmericanLife TV (ALN), the cable network devoted to the Baby Boomer generation, announced today they will present an exclusive screening of a new documentary, "Moments That Changed Us: Steve Wozniak" -- and the beginnings of the computer revolution, a revealing interview with co-founder Steve Wozniak (aka "The Woz"), the genius behind the design of Apple II. The exclusive screening will be hosted by acclaimed journalist Nick Clooney and held at the prestigious "Newseum" on Friday, November 28, 2008 (2:30p.m.-3:30p.m.). This special will premiere on ALN December 5th at 9p.m. Eastern with an encore at 11p.m. Eastern / 8p.m. Pacific.

"Moments That Changed Us" is a series of groundbreaking specials presented by AmericanLife TV that re-tells the defining times of the Baby Boom Generation. The series is hosted by Nick Clooney, veteran journalist and father of actor, George Clooney. Each special presents an in-depth interview with a leading figure in a signature moment that changed our lives, our culture and our history.

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple Computers in 1976 and made an incredible creative team, inventing the first personal home computers. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was interviewed by Nick Clooney and speaks candidly in this rare interview on the show. This special will feature the story of Apple, and evolution and effects on the baby boomer generation, and the genius of Steve Wozniak as a computer engineer and designer and how he came to design the Apple II, which was one of the first practical desktop computers that could be used in businesses, schools and the home.

"Today we take computers for granted; in fact my kids can't conceive of a world without them," said Mark Ringwald, AmericanLife TV's Vice President of Programming, "yet in reality the information age began just a few short years ago. Through Steve, this 'Moments' documentary lets us re-experience the sense of wonder and awe in discovering a machine that brought the future into our homes."

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak are among the most well-known revolutionaries of the computing age. Their invention of the first true personal computer changed baby boomers' ideas of what a computer could look like and what it could do for them to make their lives easier and their work more efficient. Apple continues to be one of the best-known and most popular brands of personal computing devices in the world.

Both Wozniak and Jobs have been recognized with countless awards and honors, including National Medals of Technology, awarded in 1985 by then-President Ronald Reagan. Wozniak was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame in 2000 and is a past recipient of the Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment.

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