Y2K Documentary on PBS

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It looks like the national media is finally starting to take notice of this issue. I saw today that PBS will be running an hour long program called "Millennium Factor: The Truth About Y2K" this month.

Our PBS guide says it is NETA supported and is available for free for schools and educators to tape. Maybe this thing will get seen in some school board/town hall meetings and get folks to pay more attention to Y2K.

-- Michael Banks (mb@poundofcure.com), August 22, 1999


But will it be Koskinen's truth or the unvarnished truth?


-- Wildweasel (vtmldm@epix.net), August 22, 1999.

No mention of it at www.pbs.org.

They do, however, have an interesting page at:

http://www.pbs.org/plweb-cgi/fastweb? getdoc+pbsonline+pbsonline+50717+0+wAAA+y2k%26%28y2k%29%3Ahomepage%26% 28y2k%29%3Astation

(I know, that's a long one. Go to PBS site, hit search at bottom of page, enter y2k. Page is title, "Getting on Target with Y2k".

-- yerfdog (yerfdog@qwestinternet.net), August 23, 1999.

The Millennium Factor is a documentary which features Dr. Robert Alloway, who worked with Rep. Horn with the "Y2K Report Cards" and with the OMB. Word-of-mouth on it was good. Haven't seen it myself, but glad it's getting shown somewhere.

-- Mac (sneak@lurk.hid), August 23, 1999.

yerf -

PBS have simplified the URL: Y2K On Target

-- Mac (sneak@lurk.hid), August 23, 1999.

Just saw this on PBS' "Y2K On Target":

"In the face of reasonable doubt about what Y2K may bring, experts increasingly agree - personal and community preparedness are prudent steps."

Mercy sakes, PBS has gone Doomer! Quick, someone go straighten them out. Don't they know preparedness is for kooks? 8-}]

-- Mac (sneak@lurk.hid), August 23, 1999.

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