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   On Wednesday, May 28th, 2003, at 9:30PM, The Mystery of George Masa will air throughout North Carolina on North Carolina’s public television system. The film has also been chosen by NETA, the National Educational Telecommunications Association, to be broadcast on their satellite feed on April 20th, to over 175 public television stations throughout the United States, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Music from Ways That Are Dark was selected for the soundtrack to this intriguing documentary about the life of Japanese photographer George Masa, Kephart's sidekick in his effort to promote the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

   "A staged adaptation of 'Our Southern Highlanders' is under consideration for production in a Western North Carolina playhouse. this would include songs from 'Ways That Are Dark' as well as traditional mountain songs. Please send your thoughts and comments to Dan Gore at"