PRESS RELEASE — Friday, October 4, 2013
For Information Call Anne Peterson at 208-373-7368
           or Bob Evancho at 373-7369

Sesqui-Speaks Event ‘Idaho History Through the Lens of Idaho Public Television’ Scheduled for Oct. 9

As part of the Boise 150 Sesqui–Speaks lecture series, offered to the public in conjunction with the Boise 150 sesquicentennial program, Idaho Public Television will host a high-definition video presentation of its award-winning productions that examine our state’s history.

“Idaho History Through the Lens of Idaho Public Television” will be held Wednesday, October 9, from 6:00–7:30 p.m. at the Idaho Public Television studios, 1455 N. Orchard in Boise. The event is free and open to the public.

Bruce Reichert, IdahoPTV executive producer; producers John Crancer and Joan Cartan-Hansen; and Jeff Tucker, director of content services, will make presentations and answer questions.

The event will include video highlights of Idaho Public Television programs, including OUTDOOR IDAHO's “Pathways of Pioneers” and “The Foothills” as well as specials such as “Capitol of Light” and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of “Assassination: Idaho’s Trial of the Century.”

Refreshments will be served and the first 50 attendees to arrive at the event will receive a free OUTDOOR IDAHO stainless-steel coffee mug.

Sesqui-Speaks is an informal lecture series that explores a wide range of historical and current topics unique to Boise. The Boise 150 sesquicentennial program, administered by the city's Department of Arts & History, was established in celebration of 150th anniversary of the city's founding.