WWU civic literacy seminars broadcast on Washington public TV

Western Washington University’s 2012 Ralph Munro Seminars will air on TVW, Washington state’s public TV network, from July 12-20.

The seminars took place in June at North Seattle Community College and WWU’s campus in Bellingham.

The discussions, sponsored by WWU’s Ralph Munro Institute, focus on local, state and national politics to promote civic literacy. The institute and seminar are named in honor of Ralph Munro, a WWU alumnus and trustee and and a former Washington secretary of state.

TVW’s full broadcast schedule is available online. Viewers can also search TWV website for a specific seminar by entering “Munro” in the site’s search box.

Broadcast schedule
Thursday, July 12, noon: “Political Reporting: A Challenging Landscape”
Friday, July 13, noon: “Lobbying: Influence and Access”
Monday, July 16, noon: “Budgeting in Challenging Times”; 8:30 p.m.: “Political Influence: Inside the Process”
Tuesday, July 17, 7:30 p.m.:  “Higher Education: Legislative Challenges”; 9:30 p.m.:  Rob McKenna on Higher Ed Issues
Wednesday, July 18, noon: “Political Influence: Inside the Process”; 8:30 p.m.: “Initiatives and Referenda: Good for Washington?”
Thursday, July 19, noon: “Political Reporting: A Challenging Landscape”; 8 p.m.: “Budgeting in Challenging Times”
Friday, July 20, noon: “Lobbying: Influence and Access”; 7 p.m.: “Political Reporting: A Challenging Landscape”

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