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MPTV to Televise Lehrer's Visit

October 9, 2007


A one-hour special presenting an appearance in Milwaukee by Jim Lehrer, executive editor and anchor of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, will premiere on Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV-10) Sunday, Oct. 14, at 9:30 p.m.
Lehrer, whose public television program is celebrating its 30th year, will be taped at a noontime presentation at Marquette University on Friday, Oct. 12. Mike Gousha, a longtime anchor at WTMJ-TV and now Distinguished Fellow in Law and Public Policy at Marquette University will talk with Lehrer on stage about his 37-year news career, his new book, and other topics.
Lehrer and Gousha also will talk at a fundraising event for Milwaukee Public Television on Friday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. MPTV is bringing Lehrer to Milwaukee as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.