MINNESOTA PUBLIC TELEVISION - TPT MN, Channel 2-2
Fall Season Kicks off September 19th (2016)
Fall Season Kicks off September 19th (2016)
Mondays on TPT MN
Times: 10 AM, 4 PM and 10 PM (and for the night owls, 4 AM)
September 19 - Reatha Clark King on Race Relations -- Guest: Reatha is the former VP of General Mills where she was the Ex. Director of the Foundation. Prior to this she was the President of Metro State University in St. Paul, MN.
September 26 - Richard Leider on Work and Purpose -- Guest: Richard is the founder of Inventure – The Purpose Company and best-selling author. The Power of Purpose (3rd edition) and Work Reimagined are two of his recently published books.
October 3 - Michael Dennis Browne on Writing -- Guest: Michael was the Director of the Creative Writing Program at the U of MN where he was a professor for 39 years, and he is a very well known poet and librettist as well as the author of children’s books. He collaborated frequently with the late composer, Stephen Paulus.
October 10 - Mitch Pearlstein on Leadership -- Guest: Mitch is the founder of the Center of the American Experiment, the conservative think tank, and he is currently a senior fellow there.
October 17 - Josie Johnson on Leadership, Part 2 -- Guest: Josie is a nationally respected civil rights activist. She was also the first African American woman on the Board of Regents at the U of MN.
October 24 - Working To End Gun Violence -- Guest: Marit Brock, Co-Founder of MN Chapter of Moms Demand Action
October 31 - 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year - Guest: Abdul Wright, Eighth Grade Languate Arts Teacher at Best Academy in Minneapolis, MN
Nov. 7 - Michael Osterholm on Antibiotic Resistance - Guest: Osterholm,
Nov. 14 - American Islamic Relations - Guest: Jaylani Hussein, Ex. Director of CAIR-MN, the Council on American Islamic Relationships
Nov. 21 - Peter McLaughlin on Leadership - Guest: Hennepin County Commissioner, McLaughlin
Nov. 28 - Kelly Drummer on the Tiwahe Foundation - Guest: Drummer, president and CEO of the Tiwahe Foundation which is giving micro grants to individuals and working to preserve American Indian culture
Dec. 5 - Our Endangered Ash Trees - Guest: Karen Zumach, Tree Trust's Community Forestry Manager
Dec. 12 - Direct Brain Stimulation - Guest: Okeanis Vaou, MD, Neurologist and Sleep Disorders Specialist at the Noran Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Vaou is also the Medical Director of the American Parkinson's Disease Association, the MN chapter.
This completes our current season. Please watch for the next season's kick off date!
EARLIER THIS YEAR:
In honor of Black History month, February's guests are the following stellar MN leaders: These interviews were taped some years ago, but they are timeless, with the guests sharing stories about their personal lives and ideas about leadership.
February 1 -- Josie Johnson -- legendary civil rights leader
February 8 -- Alan Page -- MN Supreme Court Justice and former Viking & Bears player
February 15 -- Reatha Clark King -- former Vice President of General Mills
February 22 - Keith Ellison -- US Congressman
February 29 - W. Harry Davis -- civil rights activist, founder of the Urban Coalition and a member of the Minneapolis School Board
March 7 – Ann Bancroft on Access Water – Guest: Explorer, educator Bancroft, talking about her recent expedition to India and current global focus on water
March 14 – Dementia and Parkinson Disease - Guest: Okeanis Vaou, MD, Neurologist Movement Disorder and Sleep Specialist at the Noran Neurological Clinic PA and Medical Director of the American Parkinson Disease Association in MN
March 21 – Preparing for End of Life Healthcare Decisions – Guest: Anne Elizabeth Denny, Consultant, speaker and author of My Voice, My Choice
March 28 -- Daniel Wordsworth on Leadership – Guest: Daniel Wordsworth, American Refugee Committee’s President and CEO
April 4 -- Brain Health: Staying Sharp - Guests: Henry Emmons, MD, Psychiatrist with Partners in Resilience and David Alter, PhD, Psychologist and co-founder of Partners in Healing
April 11 – Buying and Selling a Home -- Guest: Rebecca Powell, Realtor
April 18 – Barry ZeVan: An Eclectic Career — Guest: The Weatherman, Actor, Documentary Filmmaker, Consultant and author of Barry ZeVan, My Life Among the Giants, A Memoir. Barry was inducted into the MN Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2013.
April 25 - 100 Things To Do in the Twin Cities — Guest: Tom Weber, host of "MPR News" and author of 100 Things To Do in the Twin Cities Before You Die
June 6 - SPECIAL MINI-SERIES: THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL AIRING OF "CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES:THE SUPREME COURT, PART I AND II" WITH PROFESSORS HEIDI KITROSSER AND JILL HASDAY FROM THE U OF MN LAW SCHOOL ON JUNE 6 AT 8 and 8:30 PM ON TPT 2-2.