Here’s a look at our programming highlights this week on IPTV.
Programming Highlights Next Week
At 7:30 tonight, Iowa Press features an interview with Terry Branstad. Branstad will discuss his primary election victory and the general election campaign. The program can also be seen Saturday at 8:30 a.m. on IPTV WORLD, Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on IPTV, and online at http://www.iptv.org/iowapress.
Tonight at 8, Market to Market examines how corn producers and processors cope with waning demand for high fructose corn syrup, while the US Ag Department predicts increased demand for ethanol will support corn prices. And the Obama Administration’s “point man” on rural affairs outlines his plans to rejuvenate the rural economy. You can also see Market to Market Saturday morning at 8 on IPTV WORLD, and Sunday at noon on IPTV. Or watch online beginning Friday evening.
Ken Burns’ epic film The Civil War returns to Iowa Public Television on Sunday. Tune in from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for the first two episodes.
Then at 5:30 p.m., don’t miss a special episode of Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart. We’re adding this program to the schedule so we can take advantage of newly available tickets to a Celtic Woman concert in Sioux City, Iowa in August, including special meet-and-greet tickets for the show. The program will be rebroadcast Sunday at 9:30 p.m.
On Monday at 8 p.m., examine President Andrew Jackson’s abuse of his veto power and his battles with South Carolina to keep high tariffs during Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil and the Presidency.
The discovery of tiny and bizarre human fossil bones in an Indonesian cave has sparked debate. Learn more Tuesday at 7 p.m. during NOVA: Alien from Earth.
Also on Tuesday, Secrets of the Dead: Herculaneum Uncovered follows geo-archeologists as they examine a city buried by a volcanic eruption. It airs at 8 p.m.
Go inside the French Ballet Company on Wednesday at 8 p.m. during Great Performances: La Danse: Le Ballet De L’opera De Paris.
Next week at 9:30 PM we’ll have a special called Conversations on Civility: Jim Leach.