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AETN to examine child neglect, abuse in special Oct. 17

Posted 11 Oct 2019

"AETN Public Affairs Special: Child Neglect & Abuse in Arkansas" will premiere Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. on the Arkansas Educational Television Network.

This special program takes a deep dive into a problem that has long been in the shadows, raising awareness on how to spot the warning signs of abuse and neglect, available resources and how to find help.

Featured guests include: Arkansas First Lady Susan Hutchinson; Elizabeth Pulley, Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas executive director; and state Rep. DeAnn Vaughn of Horatio, a survivor.

Award-winning journalist and veteran television anchor Vickie Newton will host.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas’s only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. Audiences can also watch on several digital platforms, and members with AETN Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).