Press Releases

MARQUETTE & UWM STUDENTS INCLUDED IN ANNIVERSARY FREEDOM RIDE

Milwaukee, Wis. (May 4, 2011) - When the 10-day anniversary bus trip takes off on May 6, to retrace the 1961 Freedom Ride from Washington, D.C. to Jackson, Mississippi, two local students will be …

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50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIALS REVISIT U.S. BATTLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS

Milwaukee, WI -- (April 5, 2011) What one remembers about the 1960s might be SDS, Woolworth's sit-in, Timothy Leary, JFK, MLK, the Feminine Mystique, the pill, the Peace Corps, George Wallace, the Bay …

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43rd ANNUAL GREAT TV AUCTION HITS A MILLION IN 9 DAYS

Milwaukee, WI (May 9, 2011) - Once again, the MPTV Great TV Auction topped the million dollar mark. The 43rd annual fund raising event for Milwaukee Public Television reached $1,132,514 at 1:30 …

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2011 MPTV STUDENT OPS DAY "MILWAUKEE MADE" SLATED FOR SATURDAY, MAY 14

Milwaukee, WI (April 25, 2011) -- A takeover is scheduled at MPTV 36.1 on Saturday, May 14, 2011. The station will be in the capable hands of students during the annual MPTV Student Operations Day. …

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MPTV PRODUCER ABRAMS WINS WBA AWARD

~Habitat Destruction on the Gulf Coast: An OUTDOOR WISCONSIN Report~

Milwaukee, WI - (May 9, 2011) MPTV (Milwaukee Public Television) Producer Jack Abrams was honored by the Wisconsin …

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Freedom Riders on Oprah This Wednesday

Milwaukee, WI (May 3, 2011) -- On May 16, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will premiere Freedom Riders, a film about the 436 Americans who risked their lives by deliberately violating Jim Crow laws in the Deep …

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May Community Cinema - Freedom Walkers for Milwaukee

MAY 5 - DISCOVERY WORLD - FREE ADMISSION

Milwaukee, WI -- (April 4, 2011) - MPTV completes its 4th season of Community Cinema on May 5, at the Discovery World Innovation Theater. The free monthly …

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43rd ANNUAL GREAT TV AUCTION IN STARTING BLOCK

Nine Days of Deals Support MPTV Programming

Milwaukee, WI - (April 13, 2011) The Channel 10 Great TV Auction will burst out on screen and stream for the 43rd time with over 3,500 volunteers and …

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GLADIATOR OF GRILLING COMING TO TOWN

MPTV FRIENDS AND BARTOLOTTAS HOST STEVEN RAICHLEN

Milwaukee, WI -- (April 28, 2011) - MPTV Friends and Bartolotta Restaurants are hosting Grillmaster Steven Raichlen on Thursday, June 2 at 5:30 …

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SIX-PART AUTISM SERIES STARTS TONIGHT ON NEWSHOUR

Milwaukee, WI - (April 18, 2011) As part of Autism Awareness Month, Robert MacNeil returns to PBS NewsHour with a six-part series to look at autism today. MacNeil, who has an autistic grandson named …

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