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GoodLife to Air 9/11 Reflections Doc

9/05/2002 7:31 AM Eastern

GoodLife Television Network is making a contribution to the growing
assortment of cable programming commemorating the anniversary of the Sept. 11
terrorist attacks.

The channel's entry is Reflections of America's Heart, a documentary
on how the events of Sept. 11 impacted survivors and eyewitnesses to those
events.

Reflections will run at least three times Wednesday, premiering at 8:30
a.m. with a primetime run at 8 p.m. Nick Clooney, GoodLife's primetime host,
narrates the special.

While the program will reference what happened at the World Trade Center and
the Pentagon, as well as the airplane crash near Shanksville, Pa., tape of all
three events will not be shown under a recent GoodLife programming-policy
decision. The decision was made in response to viewer concern over frequent
replays of the events on other networks.

'This show presents a somber and moving portrait of people close to the
tragedy,' GoodLife president and chief operating officer Lawrence Meli said in a
prepared statement. 'Hope and courage is the program's central theme.'

Separately, Clooney will pay a tribute to Rosemary Clooney, his late sister,
Friday night on the network's play of Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story,
the 1982 made-for-TV movie on her career and comeback from a nervous
breakdown.

The tribute segments were taped last month in Maysville, Ky., Rosemary's
birthplace. She died June 29.

Sondra Locke played Clooney in the film, with Clooney providing the song
vocals.

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