PRESS RELEASE — Friday, March 21, 2014
For information contact: Bob Evancho at 373-7369
Anne Peterson at 373-7368
Author Thomas Cahill on March 28 DIALOGUE
— Airs Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. MT/PT
— Repeats Sunday, March 30, at 5:00/4:00 p.m. MT/PT
In conjunction with the PBS broadcast of THE STORY OF THE JEWS WITH SIMON SCHAMA, IdahoPTV's DIALOGUE airs Marcia Franklin's interview with author Thomas Cahill. The former director of religious publishing at Doubleday is the author of The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels.
The book is part of his “Hinges of History” series, which also includes How the Irish Saved Civilization and Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus.
The DIALOGUE interview, taped at the 2005 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, airs Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. MT/PT and repeats Sunday, March 30, at 5:00/4:00 p.m. MT/PT. THE STORY OF THE JEWS airs Tuesday, March 25 and April 1, at 8:00 p.m. MT/PT.
View or listen to DIALOGUE episodes in a variety of formats:
- Over-the-air high-definition broadcast on the Idaho channel airs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. MT/PT, with repeats Sundays at 5:00/4:00 p.m. MT/PT. To find local channel information for over-the-air broadcast, cable or satellite go to: idahoptv.org/about/wheretofind.cfm.
- Standard-definition over-the-air broadcasts air on Plus and World channels throughout the week, days and evenings, times vary. Plus is available through some cable companies; consult local suppliers.
- Video streaming is available through IdahoPTV’s video player that also features national PBS shows (video.idahoptv.org). The DIALOGUE web page (idahoptv.org/dialogue) also offers a library of videos through a player that is compatible with most computers and mobile devices, including iOS devices.
- PBS app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch is available free from iTunes; choose “Programs” (the symbol resembles a deck of cards) and scroll to DIALOGUE.
- Podcasts (MP3, audio-only; and MP4, audio-video for Macintosh and iTunes users) are available for download from idahoptv.org/dialogue.
- KBSX 91.5 FM audio-only airs in Southwest Idaho. Sundays, at 11:30 a.m. MT.