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January 2008 Guests on The Drexel InterView

January 7, 2008

January 2008 Guests on “The Drexel InterView”
A lively half-hour original TV series that features conversations with nationally known and emerging talents in the arts, culture, science and society, “The Drexel InterView” will welcome the following guests in January 2008.

On WYBE-TV (Channel 35), Philadelphia Public Television: • Robert Venturi, architect, and Denise Scott Brown, architect and urban planner, on Jan. 9 at 9:30 a.m. (part one of two) • Robert Venturi, architect, and Denise Scott Brown, architect and urban planner, on Jan. 13 at 5 p.m. and Jan. 16 at 9:30 a.m. (part two of two) • Sharon Pinkenson, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, on Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. and Jan. 23 at 9:30 a.m. • Charles Fuller, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, on Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. and Jan. 30 at 9:30 a.m.

On Drexel University Television (DUTV throughout Philadelphia on Comcast Cable and Urban Cableworks on Channel 54 and Channel 48 in Center City and South Philadelphia, Channel 62 in West Philadelphia and Channel 99 in Northeast Philadelphia): • Norman Podhoretz, author of “World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism and editor-at-large of Commentary magazine, on Jan. 9, 12, 13 and 14 at 10 a.m. • Elaine Terranova, award-winning poet, on Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 16, 19, 20 and 21 at 10 a.m. • Constantine Papadakis, president of Drexel University, on Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 23, 26, 27 and 28 at 10 a.m. • Margo Jefferson, Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic, on Jan. 29 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 30 at 10 a.m.

“The Drexel InterView” is hosted by Paula Marantz Cohen, Distinguished Professor of English at Drexel, where she teaches courses in literature, film, and creative writing.

Cohen is the author of four books of nonfiction, including the award-winning “Silent Film” and “Triumph of the American Myth” (Oxford University Press) and three best-selling novels, including, most recently, “Jane Austen in Scarsdale or Love, Death, and the SATs” (St. Martin’s Press).

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