IPTV This Weekend April 24, 2010

A candidate for Governor, Farm bill priorities, and piano performers are the highlights the next few days on Iowa Public Television.

Also, if you’re looking for the Iowa Journal videos from our Food, Inc. discussion, you can click here.

Here’s the official release:

Tonight at 6:30 The Iowa Journal looks at unique and innovative ways Iowans are trying to work, live, and play in ways that are more environmentally friendly.

At 7:30 tonight, watch Iowa Press as the statehouse reporters interview Bob Vander Plaats (R-Sioux City), a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor.

Then tonight at 8, Market to Market reports on how strong export numbers are supporting a rally in grain and oilseed markets; Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack outlines his priorities for the next Farm Bill; and an outspoken author squares off with a Missouri farmer on the merits of production agriculture.

On Sunday at 9:30 p.m., tune in for Studio III Presents: The Two Davids. This program features David Liljedahl and David T. Piersel on the piano.

2010 Terrace Hill Piano Competition will air on Monday at 8 p.m. This performance features the three finalists in the annual high school music competition.

On Monday at 9 p.m., My Lai: American Experience examines one of the darkest chapters of the Vietnam War—the 1968 My Lai massacre, its cover-up and the soldiers who broke rank to halt the atrocities.

In the aftermath of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, NOVA presents Mind Over Money—an entertaining and penetrating exploration of why mainstream economists failed to predict the crash of 2008 and why we so often make irrational financial decisions. It airs Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Parents and activists are using social media to take on public health scientists’ view of vaccines. Learn more Tuesday at 9 p.m. during Frontline: The Vaccine War.


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