Four part series of 'Barnes and … A Conversation With' to air on AETN beginning July 3
Posted 13 Jul 2017
A four part series of 'Barnes and … A Conversation With' will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network beginning Monday, July 3, at 6:30 p.m.
'Barnes and … A Conversation With,' AETN's public affairs series with host Steve Barnes, will feature:
- Alan Abramowitz – An expert on national politics, polling, and elections and one of the nation's leading election forecasters, Alan Abramowitz discusses his past political forecast of the 2016 Election and the partisan behavior across the nation. He is the Alben W. Barkely Professor of Political Science at Emory University and an author. This episode was taped at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service. 'Barnes and … A Conversation With Alan Abramowitz' airs Monday, July 3, at 6:30 p.m.
- Elizabeth Hill & Michael Polston – Elizabeth Griffin Hill and Michael D. Polston share pieces of history regarding Arkansas's involvement in World War I. Hill, author of "Faithful to Our Tasks: Arkansas's Women and the Great War," talks about the important roles and contributions women made during the war that sparked an era of social and economic change for women. Polston, editor of "To Can the Kaiser: Arkansas and the Great War," speaks on how World War I changed the state through its connection to the rest of the world. Both books are published by Butler Center Books. 'Barnes and … A Conversation With Elizabeth Hill & Michael Polston' airs Monday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m.
- Michael Hibblen – Author Michael Hibblen discusses a major railroad system that once connected many Arkansas small towns to major cities. His book "Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas" tells the history on the rise and demise of this railroad that provided passenger and freight services for almost 80 years and provides a glimpse into the past through archival images. 'Barnes and … A Conversation With Michael Hibblen' airs Monday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m.
- Betsy Singleton Snyder – Author, wife, mother of four children, pastor, a former missionary and blogger Betsy Singleton Snyder talks about her new book "Stepping On Cheerios: Finding GOD in the Chaos and Clutter of Life," in which she shares her experiences on family and motherhood. "What we get is not always what we want, but what we most need is making it through the hard and fun stuff that happens in our families – that crazy, messy tangled ball of people who are learning to practice forgiveness, grace and love," Snyder writes. 'Barnes and … A Conversation With Betsy Singleton Snyder' airs Monday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m.
'Barnes and…A Conversation With,' hosted by veteran journalist Steve Barnes and in production for more than 20 years, is an in-depth current affairs program featuring conversations with a wide variety of prominent individuals from diverse interests and backgrounds. The series is underwritten, in part, by a grant from the Moving Image Trust Fund.
The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).