Here’s a look at some of our programming here on Iowa Public Television.
Tonight (Friday) at 6:30, The Iowa Journal examines the potential for flooding in Iowa following this winter’s relentless snows. The program can also be seen at 8:30 a.m. Saturday on IPTV WORLD. Guests include Kamyar Enshayan, city council member in Cedar Falls, David Miller is the Administrator for Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division and Marty Adkins. Marty works for the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. You read more on the background of the show here. (Here’s a secret, you can watch the show already here.)
Steve Scheffler and Doug Gross are the guests on the tonight’s Iowa Press, at 7:30. Scheffler is a member of the Republican National Committee and the Iowa Christian Alliance, and Gross is a Des Moines attorney and former Republican candidate for Governor. The guests will discuss Republican party politics in Iowa and across the nation, as well as campaign strategies for the 2010 election cycle.
Also Friday at 8, Market to Market looks at black farmers who are turning up the heat on the USDA, examines Texas’ challenge to the EPA’s findings on greenhouse gasses, and finds out how a lifelong dream to step back in time and harvest the old-fashioned way was fulfilled. The program will be rebroadcast on IPTV WORLD Saturday at 8 a.m., and on IPTV Sunday at noon. Or watch it online at http://www.iptv.org/mtom.
The 2009-10 College Wrestling season comes to a close Sunday with a full afternoon of wrestling action. At 2 p.m., Nebraska takes on Iowa State University in live coverage from Ames. At 4 p.m., watch coverage of the Iowa Conference Championships, featuring Iowa’s smaller colleges and universities. I could hold out on who won, but you already know that Wartburg College dominated this meet.
American Masters: Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun, airs Monday at 9 p.m. Learn the story of this uniquely successful writer – one of the most controversial figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
What killed America’s mammoths at the end of the last Ice Age? NOVA: Megabeasts Sudden Death, airing Tuesday at 7 p.m., investigates a provocative new theory.
The National Parks: America’s Best Idea: Great Nature (1933-1945) airs at 8 p.m. Wednesday. At a time of economic crisis and a world war, the parks provided a source of jobs and much-needed peace.
Eyes on the Prize II, A Special Presentation of “American Experience” airs Thursday at 10 p.m. on IPTV LEARNS. This episode covers race relations in America from 1968-1971.
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