Senator Cochran Announces Wide-Ranging Literacy Initiative In Mississippi

June 4, 2001

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and officials from the PBS Ready to Learn Service, WGBH Boston and Mississippi ETV today announced a distinctive year-long project using the Emmy Award-winning PBS Kids program BETWEEN THE LIONS and a variety of related resources and workshops to boost literacy in Indianola, Miss. and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians in Philadelphia, Miss.