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Circa 1935” Episode of “Colorado Inside Out” Awarded Emmy
Release Date: 07/29/10
Author: D. Hodges
The Circa 1935 episode of “Colorado Inside Out” on CPT 12 airing over the July 4th holiday has been awarded the 2010 Heartland Regional Emmy Award from the National Academy Television Arts and Sciences.
This is the third nomination and second award for CIO station producers Dominic Dezzutti of Highlands Ranch, and Larry Patchett of Denver.
During this episode the panel went back in time to discuss the issues and concerns of Colorado in 1935: This year’s “Time Machine” took 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 and host characterized figures from the Dirty Thirties era. Host Raj Chohan officiated as Stanley Stack, a depression era radio host, Patricia Calhoun from Westword portrayed Miss Helen Bonfils, Dani Newsum “became” Mrs. Eliza Carney, an African-American lawyer, Kevin Flynn played Mr. Robert Chase, a Rocky Mountain News reporter of the day and David Kopel’s sartorial self was Mr. Israel Ben Koplowitz, a professor of bankruptcy law at the Westminster Law School.
The Emmy winning episode of “Colorado Inside Out” is available for viewing via video-on-demand on www.cpt12.org.