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4th St. Forum Sets Agenda

September 27, 2007

Fixing immigration problems, how the global environment affects Wisconsin, preserving civil liberties while controlling terrorism, and economic innovation in Milwaukee will be the topics at the 4th Street Forum in October.

The presentations are taped live on Thursdays and broadcast the following evening. The one-hour programs premiere on MPTV-10 Fridays at 10 p.m. and repeat on MPTV-36 Sundays at 3 p.m. Broadcast dates and titles follow:

Oct. 5: Fixing Immigration: People and Politics.
Oct 12: Our Global Environment and Wisconsin
Oct. 19: A Secure Homeland: Reconciling Civil Liberties and Terrorism
Oct. 26: Milwaukee Plus Innovation Equals Prosperity

The 4th Street Forum is a project of the Milwaukee Turners in cooperation with Milwaukee Public Television. The discussions are open to the public and take place at Turner Hall, 1034 N. 4th St., on Thursdays at noon.

The programs also air on MPTV-Digital (Channel 10-1 over the air and Ch. 550 on Time Warner Cable) three hours after the original broadcast.
The goal of 4th Street Forum is to foster public discussion on a wide range of issues and to encourage participation in public affairs. Denise Callaway, Jack Murtaugh, and Enrique Figueroa serve as moderators for the series. Deidre Martin is director of 4th Street Forum and Bill Werner is the MPTV producer.