Immigration: On the Monday, December 17 edition of The Iowa Journal
December 14, 2007
(Johnston, Iowa) – Monday’s episode of The Iowa Journal will examine immigration in Iowa. The program airs Monday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. It will be rebroadcast Friday, December 21 at 9 p.m. on statewide IPTV-Plus and will also be available online at Iptv.org.
One year after the largest immigration raid in U.S. history, Marshalltown, Iowa, is still picking up the pieces. This episode will examine the economic and emotional impact of that raid, and what public officials and the Latino community are doing to solve the community’s problems. Guests for the program are House Minority Leader Christopher Rants (R-Sioux City) and Sister Christie Fagan with Hispanic Ministries in Marshalltown.
Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio will be on hand for a look behind the day’s headlines.
For more information about The Iowa Journal, visit www.iptv.org/iowajournal or call (515) 242-3146.
# # #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 one million viewers a week turn to IPTV for programming that reflects a range of interests for Iowans in all demographic categories. 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. IPTV-Digital stations include: Channel 11.1, Des Moines; Channel 12.1, Iowa City; Channel 21.1, Fort Dodge; Channel 24.1, Mason City; Channel 27.1, Sioux City; Channel 32.1, Waterloo; Channel 32.1, Council Bluffs; Channel 36.1, Red Oak; Channel 36.1, Davenport (coming soon).
For immediate release:
December 14, 2007
For information contact:
Kristen L. Gray
Director of Communications