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6:22 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Stories of Cancer - Todd Chambers: Hope

Todd Chambers: Hope 

1 in 4 Americans will die of cancer, it costs 85 billion dollars a year, it effects all of us. "Life. Hope. Courage" is the story of the people who show courage in their fight, hope in their resiliency, and celebrate life. Texas Tech Public Media is proud to present this film Sunday March 22 @ 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 @ 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26 @ 7:20 p.m., and Thursday April 2 @ 7:30 p.m.

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2:57 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Remembering "Tough but Kind" Professor Robert Wernsman

Professor Robert Wernsman, a veteran news reporter, editor and educator, passed away Sunday, March 15th.
Credit College of Media & Communication
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Blogs
8:24 am
Mon March 16, 2015

24 Frames at SXSW Day 3

Judd Apatow and cast of Trainwreck

Good morning dear readers. Another beautiful day in Austin at SXSW. Yesterday saw some surprises the first of which came at my daily hangout in the PBS Lounge where I usually write emails and do other work related things before moving on to workshops and screenings. As I sat writing yesterday's blog post I struck up a conversation with a nice man who told me it was his first SXSW experience. We introduced ourselves, and his name was Walter Isaacson.

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Blogs
10:35 am
Sun March 15, 2015

24 Frames at SXSW Day 2

Paul haming it up

Another day at SXSW means less and less sleep for your author. Yesterday was another amazing day at the fest, as you would expect. I started off with a few panel discussions, workshops, and meetups. The best talk of the day was a panel discussion about American Experience's The Last Days of Vietnam which aired on PBS last year(If you just want to hear about celebrity sightings and movies skip down below the numbers). If you haven't seen the film you need to, it is one of the most powerful films about such a difficult time in the world.

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Blogs
8:46 am
Sat March 14, 2015

24 Frames at SXSW Day 1

Andy Samberg facetimes in

SXSW is always a rush of people, bikes, buses, events, panels, discussions, and yes, some film. Day 1 started off with sliding in by the skin of my teeth to a panel discussion between Guillermo Del Toro(master of the macabre, director of Pacific Rim, Pan's Labyrinth) and Ryan Gosling(The Notebook, Drive). They were discussing Ryan Gosling's first feature directed film, "Lost River". One of the most interesting facts from the panel is that Del Toro and Gosling's friendship blossomed over a deep love for Disneyland.

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