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Release: Sept. 20,2001

Rossi, Sowers to appear on IPTV special call-in program

Two University of Iowa faculty members will be guests on a special Iowa Public Television Program tonight, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. “Iowans Respond: Understanding Islam,” a one hour, live call-in show aimed at helping Iowans discuss issues surrounding Islam in Iowa, will feature a panel of experts including Jeannie Sowers, a visiting political science instructor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Christopher Rossi, a visiting instructor in the College of Law anda former director on the National Security Council. Rossi is also the director of Humanities Iowa.

The program will be moderated by Grinnell College professor George Drake, and will be hosted by Dean Borg, a producer with WSUI radio. Viewers may pose questions to the panel toll-free at 866-316-4170 beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, or via email anytime prior to or during the program at iowansrespond@iptv.org. For more information about the special, visit www.iptv.org, or contact IPTV at 515-242-3146.