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Live coverage of President Obama's Des Moines visit

September 27, 2010

Iowa Public Television to Provide Live Coverage of
President Obama’s Iowa Event September 29

Backyard Economic Discussion Covered Live on IPTV WORLD at 10 a.m.

Rebroadcast on IPTV at 9:30 p.m.


(Johnston, Iowa)  -- Iowa Public Television will provide live coverage of President Obama’s question-and-answer event in Des Moines on Wednesday, September 29 at 10 a.m.

            The event will be broadcast live on IPTV WORLD (.3 or Mediacom channel 119), at approximately 10 a.m., and will be streamed live at www.iptv.org/live. It will be rebroadcast on Iowa Public Television (.1) that evening at 9:30 and archived at www.iptv.org.

            The President will meet with a local family in their Des Moines home before hosting a Q&A discussion on the economy with families from the area.  

            For inquiries about the broadcast, contact Jennifer Konfrst at 515-242-3146.

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Iowa Public Television is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting network. IPTV provides quality, noncommercial programming to make a difference in the lives of Iowans. As one of the last locally controlled media enterprises in the state, IPTV is committed to telling Iowa's stories like no one else can. Our mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans enables IPTV to present an unequaled array of programs of lasting value to Iowans regardless of where they live or what they can afford. More than 1.5 million viewers a week turn to IPTV for programming that reflects a range of interests for Iowans in all demographic categories. Iowa Public Television offers three programming channels statewide: IPTV, IPTV LEARNS, and IPTV WORLD. Iowa Public Television stations include: Channel 11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24, Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport; Channel 36, Red Oak. Information on programming channels, reception, and more can be found at www.iptv.org.

For immediate release:
September 27, 2010

For information contact:
Tonya Weber Dusold
Communications Manager
(515) 725-9705

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