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KCETLink Documentary Series LINK VOICES To Premiere Unforgettable REAGAN Documentary Exploring the Man and His Politics on June 3rd

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KCETLink Documentary Series LINK VOICES To Premiere Unforgettable REAGAN Documentary

Exploring the Man and His Politics on June 3rd

 

New Documentary Series on KCET and Link TV Unveils June Lineup

 With Compelling Mix of Topics

 

BURBANK, Calif. - May 28, 2015 - Timed to the anniversary of President Ronald Reagan's passing,KCETLink Media Group, a leading national independent non-profit public broadcast and digital network, will premiere REAGAN, a film by Eugene Jarecki ("Freakonomics," "The House I Live In"), onWednesday, June 3 at 9 p.m. PT in Southern California on KCET and nationwide at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Link TV (DirecTV 375 and DISH 9410). REAGAN is part of KCETLink's flagship documentary seriesLINK VOICES.

 

REAGAN presents viewers with a look at the fascinating paradoxes surrounding the 40th President of the United States, whose actions continue to reverberate throughout the world today. REAGANshowcases first-hand accounts of the iconic president from those who worked by his side, his children, historians and biographers as well as journalists who covered the Reagan White House. Beginning today, a comprehensive review of Reagan's different personas on the road to the presidency will be live at https://www.linktv.org/many-faces-of-reagan..

 

Additionally, the popular "Reagan Ranch" episode of KCET's CALIFORNIA'S GOLD WITH HUELL HOWSER will air on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7 at 7 p.m. PT on KCET. In this episode, the late Huell Howser visits the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara County and talks to the "folks" who worked the ranch and interacted firsthand with President Reagan and his wife, Nancy.

 

LINK VOICES provides a unique collection of documentaries that shows a medley of perspectives, untold stories and regional flavors. This impactful documentary series launches with a compelling mix of topics from LGBTQ rights and homelessness to racism and poverty, expressed by the people closest to the issues.

 

An online hub for LINK VOICES offers streaming windows for each documentary release and invites viewers to engage and learn more about the issues through web extras that include additional images, videos and interviews with the various directors.

 

For more information on the variety of programs featured on LINK VOICES, including descriptions, images, and highlights please visit http://www.kcet.org/shows/link_voices/ or www.linktv.org/series/link-voices

 

KCET and Link TV offer additional social media engagement @KCET and @LinkTV onFacebook.com/KCET28 and Facebook.com/LinkTV as well as Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag: #LinkVoices

 

LINK VOICES airs nationally on Link TV (DirecTV 375 and DISH 9410) and KCET (Southern California) Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

 

June 2015 LINK VOICES Documentaries

 

REAGAN

Wed. June 3 at 9 p.m.

Eugene Jarecki's provocative documentary balances contradictory accounts of the polarizing U.S. president through multiple voices that shed light on the legacy of the 40th President of the United States. For more information, please visit https://www.linktv.org/programs/link-voices-reagan. (USA)

 

UNITED IN ANGER

Wed. June 10 at 9 p.m.

Combining oral histories from members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) with rare archival footage, this documentary depicts the efforts of ACT UP as it battles corporate greed, social indifference, and government negligence. (USA)

 

BALLROOM DANCER

Wed. June 17 at 9 p.m.

Ukrainian dancer Slavik Kryklyvyy, a once-revered ballroom champion, decides to make a comeback. The beautifully filmed story is fraught with arguments with his gorgeous new dance partner, along with love, tension, and high drama. (Argentina)

 

RADIO UNNAMEABLE

Wed. June 24 at 9 p.m.

Sitting dormant until now, the immense archives of legendary radio personality Bob Fass are compiled into a visual and aural collage.

 

ABOUT KCETLINK MEDIA GROUP

KCETLink Media Group, formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media, is a national independent, nonprofit, digital and broadcast network that provides high-quality, culturally diverse programming designed to engage the public in innovative, entertaining and transformative ways. With a commitment to independent perspectives, smart global entertainment, local communities, and opportunities for engagement and social action, KCETLink depicts people and the world through a lens unavailable elsewhere in U.S. media. A viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, KCETLink content is distributed nationally via satellite on Link TV - DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network channel 9410 - and on KCET in Southern and Central California via broadcast and cable, as well as through various digital delivery systems. For additional information about KCET and Link TV productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org

 

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