LLNL highlighted in upcoming television lineup

Breanna Bishop, LLNL, (925) 423-9802, bishop33@llnl.gov

CBS News contributor David Pogue interviews Ed Moses.

An 8-10-minute segment about NIF and the progress toward ignition is scheduled to air on "CBS Sunday Morning"  Sunday, April 1; the program begins at 6 a.m. Pacific time. New York Times technology columnist and CBS News contributor David Pogue and a CBS camera crew visited NIF on March 8 to prepare the segment. Pogue interviewed NIF Director Ed Moses and the crew did extensive filming in the control room during a shot.

From left, Target Diagnostics Operator Jeff Baron,
Ed Moses, David Pogue and a CBS cameraman.

Pogue also visited NIF, the Center for Accelerated Mass Spectrometry and other Laboratory facilities in August 2011 for the PBS Nova program "Hunting the Elements," scheduled to air April 4 from 9-10 p.m.

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