SOURCE: Council on Competitiveness

November 13, 2008 14:41 ET

PBS Series "This Is America With Dennis Wholey" to Feature Council on Competitiveness This Weekend

Part One of Two Part Series With Key Leaders From the Council to Air on PBS Stations Nationwide, Check Your Local PBS Station Listings

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - November 13, 2008) - The PBS Series "This is America with Dennis Wholey" will air part one of the two part series "Recapturing American Competitiveness" beginning this weekend on PBS stations nationwide.

The program features Deborah Wince-Smith, President of the Council on Competitiveness, Chad Holliday, Chairman of the Council and Chairman and CEO of DuPont, Dr. Robert Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago, Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, Vice Chair of the Council and President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Ralph Peterson, Chairman and CEO of CH2M HILL, and Dr. Luis Proenza, President of the University of Akron.

This is America can be seen in Washington, DC on Saturday at 11:00 AM and Sunday at 6:00 PM on WHUT-TV/32 (Howard University PBS) and in New York on WLIW-TV 21 Sunday at 10:30 AM. For other stations and broadcast times please check local listings.

THIS IS AMERICA is broadcast on more than 100 PBS stations throughout the country, offered nationally on cable by The American Life TV Network, and distributed internationally to 160 countries on Voice of America Television.

Viewers will also be able to watch the program on the official website of "This is America," http://www.thisisamerica.net/, which also lists all of the stations that carry the program.

The Council on Competitiveness is the only group of corporate CEOs, university presidents and labor leaders committed to the future prosperity of all Americans and enhanced U.S. competitiveness in the global economy through the creation of high-value economic activity in the United States.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Matthew Faraci
    Council on Competitiveness
    202-969-3387
    Email Contact

    Jennifer Carr
    Council on Competitiveness
    202-969-3405
    Email Contact