For Immediate Release
WXXI BROADCASTS SENATE NOMINATION HEARINGS FOR
(Rochester, New York) September 2, 2005 – WXXI will offer gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination of John G. Roberts to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States beginning Tuesday, September 6 at 1:30 p.m. on its digital channel, WXXI-Create (DTV 21.3 Time Warner Digital Cable 433) with a NewsHour Special and on AM 1370 with special coverage from National Public Radio (NPR).
Washington Week will also offer a nightly, half-hour re-cap of the hearings at 10 p.m. beginning Tuesday, September 6 on WXXI-Create (DTV 21.3 Time Warner Digital Cable 433). In addition to coverage of the hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington Week will also recount testimony from outside groups and other witnesses on the Roberts’ nomination on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-Create (DTV 21.3 Time Warner Digital Cable 433).
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