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World Food Prize Laureates: On the Thursday, October 16 edition of The Iowa Journal

October 15, 2008

(Johnston, Iowa) – Former U.S. Senators Robert Dole and George McGovern will be featured on the next episode of The Iowa Journal. This episode will air Thursday, October 16 at 8:30 p.m. on statewide Iowa Public Television and IPTV HD. It will repeat on Friday, October 10 at 6:30 p.m. on IPTV and at 7 p.m. Friday on IPTV HD. The program, as well as additional interviews and information, will also be available online at Iptv.org.

Senators Dole and McGovern are the 2008 World Food Prize Laureates honored this week in Des Moines for their leadership and commitment to the creation of school feeding programs to feed some of the world’s poorest nations. Each day, 800 million people in the world go hungry, and 300 million of them are children. In this week’s episode, host Paul Yeager will speak with the laureates about their work to curb world hunger.

For more information about The Iowa Journal, visit www.iptv.org/iowajournal or call
(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 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.

For immediate release:
October 15, 2008

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

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