Friedman heads up doc series

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Thomas Friedman is partnering with
Discovery Channel on a series of documentaries.

Friedman, a New York Times columnist, will host quarterly specials
beginning in 2003 examining evolving world events.

Discovery and New York Times Television will co-produce, with
product slated to begin in the fall.

Discovery Communications Inc. and The New York Times Co.
recently forged a five-year programming partnership.