DENVER – (June 30, 2010) - CPTV12 (Colorado Public Television) will broadcast a special edition of its Friday evening Emmy Award winning panel program, Colorado Inside Out, on Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at This year’s “Time Machine” will take viewers on a visit to 1935 to revisit the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression as well as growing tensions in Europe and Asia.
Local talents host and become characters from the Dirty Thirties era. Host Raj Chohan officiates as Stanley Stack, a depression era radio host, Patricia Calhoun from Westword
portrays Miss Helen Bonfils, Dani Newsum is Mrs. Eliza Carney, an African-American lawyer from , Kevin Flynn plays Mr. Robert Chase, a Rocky Mountain News reporter of the era, and David Kopel plays Mr. Israel Ben Koplowitz, a professor of bankruptcy law at the Westminster Law School.
Production elements stay as authentic as possible to 1935, using vintage microphones, set pieces and even Movie Tone News reels to set the scene for many topics.
For producers Larry Patchett and Dominic Dezzutti, this is the ninth
trip back to the past. The back in time concept for CIO is the brain child of regular
panelist, David Kopel.
In addition to the July 2nd airing, this year's special episode will also be broadcast on Monday, July 5th at Noon.
A full schedule of air times for programs on CPT12’s three digital channels can be found at www.CPT12.org.
About Colorado Public Television (CPT12)
Colorado Public Television, celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2010, has set itself apart with carriage of an unparalleled amount of local public affairs programming. Channel 12’s "community voice" programming engages viewers in community-based discussions of state, national and global issues. The station delivers three digital channels: its flagship main broadcast signal with a strong mix of local, national and international programming (12.1); the best of independently produced documentaries, music, travel, exercise, cooking, public affairs and more (12.2); and MHz Worldview, a channel providing international news from five continents and diverse cultural perspectives for a globally minded audience (12.3).
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