TPT to Rebroadcast St. Thomas Programs

Twin Cities Public Television soon will rebroadcast four programs that originated at the University of St. Thomas.

Here's a schedule of the upcoming programs, to air on TPT's statewide Minnesota channel, tptMN:

"Pastor’s Views on NAFTA,” a TPT rebroadcast of an April 24, 2008, speech at St. Thomas by the former national security adviser on the “North American Idea,” will be shown on at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, and 4 and 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11.

“Engineering, Minnesota’s Future: George Buckley,” a rebroadcast of a Jan. 24, 2007, address at St. Thomas by a St. Thomas trustee who is the chairman, president and CEO of 3M, will be shown on tptMN at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, and 1 and 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.

“News and Audience Responsibilities,” covering St. Thomas’ 2009 Whalen Symposium “Whose News? Audience Responsibilities in a Digital World,” airs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, and 2 and 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.

“DePalma on North America as a Nation,” a rebroadcast of the April 2008 Donald B. Regan Distinguished Lecture by award-winning New York Times journalist and author Anthony DePalma, will air on tptMN at 10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, and 4 and 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Also available in TPT’s Minnesota Video Vault is a broadcast of the December 2008 forum held at St. Thomas about the controversial Israeli-Palestinian situation, “Interfaith Bridges to Holy Land Peace.”

The Minnesota Video Vault is a streaming video service that offers users free access to many years’ worth of documentaries, performances, interviews and speeches. It is searchable by title and interests such as “Minnesota Issues” or “Arts and Entertainment."