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Channel 12 Recognizes Colorado Veterans on Studio 12

For Immediate Release:

Contact:Dutch Hodges, Marketing & Communications 303-921-3987.

Channel 12 RECOGNIZES COLORADO VETERANS

Denver- (November 10, 2010) - Colorado Public Television (CPT 12) Studio 12 host Steffan Tubbs, will be honoring Colorado veterans with a discussion on issues facing them today; the program airs live Wednesday, November 10th at 8:00 p.m.

The United States of America prides itself on the freedom granted to its citizens. From the Revolutionary War to the Iraq War men and women in the armed services have given their lives for this country’s freedoms.

Joining Tubbs will be Staff Sergeant Homer Goodman, veteran of the 100th Bomb Group at Thorpe Abbots, England. He served as a B-17 Flying Fortress ball-turret gunner during WWII, flying his first mission over the skies of France on D-Day. The 100th Bomb Group operated from June 1943 to April 1945, receiving two Presidential Unit Citations.

Donald S. Allen, Technician 5 in the 2nd Armored Division, known as “Hell on Wheels” during WWII, will also be a guest. Completing the panel is Andrew De Villiers who served with the U.S. Navy. De Villiers is currently chairman of The Greatest Generation Foundation (TGGF). TGGF is the only non-profit organization devoted to helping veterans return to their historic battlefields, providing services relating to closure of their war experiences, while at the same time, educating youth about war history and its relevance to current society.

Find out how Colorado Veterans are coping and how they see themselves as part of our community today on CPT 12.

The program is available for free video-on-demand viewing on the CPT-Channel 12 website at www.cpt12.orgafter November 11th.

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About Colorado Public Television (KBDI)
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).
Director of Marketing and Communications
CPT12, Colorado Public Television
World View – Community Voice
Denver, CO
303-991-5038 (direct)

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