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Studio 12 Program about Rocky Mountain News' "Deadly Denial" Available on KBDI Video-on-Demand

DENVER – (August 4, 2008) – “Deadly Denial,” the television program of  KBDI-Channel 12 that focused on the Rocky Mountain News’ series about the government’s treatment of sick and dying workers who built nuclear arms during the Cold War, is now available for viewing via the video-on-demand service of the KBDI website.

“Studio 12” Program Host Tamara Banks interviewed Laura Frank, the Rocky Mountain News reporter who wrote the “Deadly Denial” series, and Peter Turcic, the director of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program at the Department of Labor.  Turcic had previously not responded to Frank’s questions during the newspaper’s investigation.

Also appearing in the program were Charlie Wolf, a former project manager at Rocky Flats, and Greg Austin of the Cold War Patriot Advisory Committee.

The program is available at www.kbdi.org.

Each week “Studio 12” explores hot issues and fascinating topics with provocative and knowledgeable guests. “Studio 12” is only primetime television show in Colorado that encourages viewers at home to call in and join the discussion.
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Complete video on demand link:  http://www.kbdi.org/on_demand/video_player.cfm?series=17056994

About KBDI

KBDI has set itself apart with carriage of an unparalleled amount of local public affairs programming. KBDI "community voice" programming engages viewers in community-based discussions of state, national and global issues. KBDI delivers three digital channels: its flagship KBDI broadcast station with a strong mix of local, national and international programming; The Documentary Channel, featuring the works of independent filmmakers; and MHz Worldview, a channel providing diverse cultural perspectives for a globally minded audience.

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Studio 12 "Deadly Denial"

Charlie Wolf, a former project manager at Rocky Flats, describes the frustrations of compensation issues related to his health concerns to Rocky Mountain News Reporter Laura Frank (left) and Studio 12 Host Tamara Banks.

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Peter Turcic of the U.S. Department of Labor challenges a comment.

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Former Rocky Flats employee Charlie Wolf makes a point as Rocky Mountain News reporter Laura Frank listens.

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KBDI's "Studio 12" Host Tamara Banks (center) listens to panelist Charlie Wolf, a former project manager at Rocky Flats who now has brain cancer. Panelists (left to right) included Wolf, Rocky Mountain News Reporter Laura Frank, Greg Austin of the Cold War Patriot Advisory Committee and Peter Turcic of the U.S. Department of Labor.

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