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December Highlights for MPTV Family of Programs

December Highlights 2008

Monday, December 1

YANNI: VOICES
Over the past two years, composer and pianist Yanni has been immersed in the creation of a new project in collaboration with …

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Free Film Screening Profiles the Sick and Uninsured

MPTV Producer Everett Marshburn's latest production: "Healthcare: The Wisconsin Prescription" will be shown at Discovery World's Innovation Theatre--500 N. Harbor Drive, Wednesday, December 10 at …

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I REMEMBER: Studs Terkel Interview Rebroadcast

Milwaukee, WI - I REMEMBER presents an encore broadcast of host Jim Peck's two-part 2002 interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author, cultural investigator, radio host, and American icon Studs …

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MPTV Community Cinema Presents I.O.U.S.A

Milwaukee, WI -- MPTV Community Cinema presents I.O.U.S.A., a new documentary examining the rapidly growing national debt and its consequences, on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, at 7:00p.m., at …

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I REMEMBER: Clark Weber's Rock 'n Roll Radio

Milwaukee, WI - I REMEMBER host Jim Peck talks with Clark Weber, former rock and roll radio DJ and talk-show host in Chicago and co-author of CLARK WEBER'S ROCK AND ROLL RADIO: THE FUN YEARS, …

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I REMEMBER: Jim Peck Hosts 9to5 Former Director Ellen Bravo

Milwaukee, WI - I REMEMBER host Jim Peck talks with Ellen Bravo, former director of 9to5 National Association of Working Women and author of TAKING ON THE BIG BOYS: OR WHY FEMINISM IS GOOD FOR …

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MPTV Hires New Publicist/Grant Writer

Milwaukee, WI - MPTV (Milwaukee Public Television) has hired Debbie O'Connor-Callahan as its publicist/grant writer. O'Connor-Callahan has been teaching the last few years, prior to which, she was …

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Free Film Screening Explores the Chicago Conspiracy Trial of 1968

MPTV's Community Cinema Explores the Buildup and Unraveling of the Chicago Conspiracy Trial of 1968

A free film screening from the Independent Lens series "Chicago 10" will premier at Discovery …

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MPTV Community Cinema Presents Chosen Towns

Chosen Towns: The Jewish Experience in Wisconsin's Small Communities will be the first presentation in the MPTV Community Cinema series' new season at Discovery World--Innovation Theatre, 500 N. …

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Town Hall Meeting to Address Student Discipline and School Violence

Citizens are encouraged to a attend a free Town Hall Meeting on September 23 at John Marshall High School. Keith Murphy of MPTV's Black Nouveau will moderate a discussion between audience members and …

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