Telhami on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, Dec. 4

From St. Norbert College, November 11, 2009
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Shibley Telhami will be the special guest on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by dean and academic vice president Michael Marsden. Telhami is an expert on United States policy in the Middle East, specializing in the role of the news media in shaping political identity and public opinion in the region.

Telhami is the Anwar Sadat professor for peace and justice at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is also a non-resident senior fellow at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution. Telhami has contributed to The Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times and regularly appears on national and international radio and television. His latest book is "The Stakes: America and the Middle East" which was selected by foreign affairs as one of the top five books on the Middle East in 2003. Telhami received his master's degree from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Friday in Dec. beginning Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities, Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue Sundays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show may also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel 411. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital cable customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is also airing in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wausau, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

For more information or to watch it online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.