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MPTV AND WUWM 89.7 FM TACKLE THE IMPACT OF HIGH INCARCERATION RATES AMONG BLACK MEN

Why Are So Many Wisconsinites Behind Bars, and What Are The Costs?

In the 2010 Census, Wisconsin had the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in the nation. One of every eight black men of …

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MPTV SPECIAL EXAMINES JFK'S WISCONSIN CONNECTIONS ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ASSASSINATION

Fifty years ago one pivotal moment changed the course of history. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and the world tried to understand. Milwaukee Public Television's (MPTV) commemorative …

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WISCONSIN VETERANS TO BE HONORED IN TWO PROGRAMS THIS VETERANS DAY

The Korean conflict is the "forgotten war" -- sandwiched between World War II and Vietnam. Millions of Americans were engaged during the War, including about 132,000 Wisconsinites. African Americans …

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NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF RACINE SCHOOLS TACKLES ISSUE OF GRADUATION GAP AMONG LATINOS

Special Series of ¡ADELANTE! Highlights Racine's Initiatives,
To Air In Conjunction with Nationally-Broadcast Documentary "The Graduates"

Minority high school students have a lower graduation …

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MPTV SPECIAL FEATURES MILWAUKEE'S HISTORIC PFISTER HOTEL

Locally-Produced Documentary Highlights the Service, Culture and Tradition
of Landmark Hotel

For 120 years, the Pfister Hotel has served as an icon in hospitality in Milwaukee. But what makes …

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CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS OF MILWAUKEE TO BE FEATURED IN MPTV BROADCAST OF FRANK P. ZEIDLER MEMORIAL LECT

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. It was a quest for civil and economic rights. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech at the event changed …

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LIDIA BASTIANICH TO HOST EVENT IN MILWAUKEE

Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich will visit Milwaukee on October 21 to host An Evening with Lidia Bastianich, where fans will have the opportunity to meet her and taste samples of her newest recipes. …

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MPTV RECEIVES FOUR 2013 EMMY NOMINATIONS

The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced that Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) has been nominated for four 2013 Emmy Awards.

¡ADELANTE! …

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MPTV TO HOST THE 8TH ANNUAL APPRAISAL FAIR

Is that painting in the attic worth thousands of dollars? Could Grandma's brooch have more than sentimental value? Find out the market price of treasured items at Milwaukee Public Television's …

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MPTV HIRES NEW MARKETING MANAGER TO OVERSEE ITS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS

MPTV Also Promotes Thay Yang As New Manager of Creative Services

Milwaukee Public Television has named Julie Hill Lehr as Manager of Marketing and Community Engagement, effective September 24. …

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