Twin Cities Public Television to rebroadcast St. Thomas programs

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

“News and Audience Responsibilities,” covering St. Thomas’ March 30 Whalen Symposium, “Whose News? Audience Responsibilities in a Digital World,” airs on TPT’s statewide digital Minnesota Channel (tptMN) at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, and at 2 and 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28.

The  symposium featured a UST student documentary, “Beyond TV: Your News in a Digital World,” and discussion about today’s digital news environment moderated by TPT’s Mary Lahammer, host of “Almanac: At the Capitol,” with former St. Paul Mayor George Latimer, WCCO-TV News Director Scott Libin, and St. Thomas communication and journalism professor Dr. Wendy Wyatt.

“DePalma on North America as a Nation,” a rebroadcast of the second Donald B. Regan Distinguished Lecture last April 23 by award-winning New York Times journalist and author Anthony DePalma, will air on tptMN at 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1; 3 and 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2; 10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23; and at 4 and 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24.

TPT also will rebroadcast “Robert Pastor’s Views on NAFTA” on tptMN at 10 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 3; and 4 and 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4.  Pastor, director of the Center for North American Studies at American University in Washington, D.C., was the inaugural lecturer in St. Thomas’ Donald B. Regan Distinguished Lecture Series. The program originated from Pastor’s April 24, 2008, speech on the “North American Idea.”

“Engineering, Minnesota’s Future: George Buckley,” a rebroadcast of a Jan. 24, 2007, address at St. Thomas by the chairman, president and CEO of 3M, will be shown on tptMN at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, and at 1 and 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11.

"Watergate Revisited: Lawyer Ethics," a broadcast of an April 2 forum hosted by the UST School of Law’s Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, will air on tptMN at 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29; and 4 and 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30.