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Politics in Wisconsin as they roll up to every level... and some other thoughts that may cross my mind are explored here from my lefty point of view. My values shape my opinions. You'll always find them in here. Let's have some fun exploring why Liberal values are American values!

Your comments are both welcome and encouraged!
(The watercolor is called Magnolia Tree for Momma, by Audrey Crawford)

Monday, February 04, 2008

POLITICS, POWER, AND PRAYER: Crawford's Take on 4th Street Forum This Week

Come to the taping or watch this Friday or Sunday!

Renee

4th STREET FORUM PRESENTS: POLITICS, POWER, AND PRAYER

For many Americans, politics and religion are linked. Others want the two kept well apart.
What does the presence of religion in politics mean for pluralistic America?
Each forum is taped in front of a live audience for later broadcast on Milwaukee Public Television, Channels 10/36. The forums are free and open to the public. Come and be a part of the discussion. Participate by asking questions of the panelists. Bring your lunch or purchase it from Historic Turner Restaurant.
FORUM DATE AND TIME: FEBRUARY 7, NOON
WHERE: Milwaukee Turner Hall, 2nd Floor, 1034 N. 4th Street (4th and Highland)
WATCH: Milwaukee Public Television will broadcast this forum on Friday, FEBRUARY 8, Channel 10, 10PM and Sunday, FEBRUARY 10, Channel 36, 3PM. It will also run on Time Warner's, "Wisconsin on Demand," (WIOD), Channel 1111. Podcasts of the programs will be posted two weeks after broadcast at http://www.blogger.com/www.4thStreetForum.org. Some of the programs will webcast at http://www.blogger.com/www.wispolitics.com. All programs will be available for checkout from your local public library.
MODERATOR : JACK MURTAUGH, Co-chair, 4th Street Forum Executive Committee
GUESTS
RENEE CRAWFORD is the associate director of the ACLU of Wisconsin. As a community activist, a large focus of Ms. Crawford's work has been on the protection and promotion of civil liberties and voting rights in Wisconsin. She is also known in the community for her personal political blog.
RICK ESENBERG is a Marquette Law School professor, who specializes in litigation and public law. Professor Esenberg is political writer and publishes a blog.
SUSAN VERGERONT is the associate pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Waunakee, Wisconsin. For ten years, Pastor Vergeront served in the Wisconsin State Assembly as Representative from the Ozaukee County Area.
MARCUS WHITE is the executive director of Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee, which brings people together from different faith traditions to work on community social concerns. Mr. White also moderates periodically for 4th Street Forum.
If you are interested in exploring the topic further, watch "Prayer in America," which will air on MPTV Channel 10, February 12, at 8:00 PM.
NEXT WEEK - Join us for UNFUNDED MANDATES: POLITICAL IRRESPONSIBILITY?
QUESTIONS?
Deidre A. Martin
Director
4th Street Forum
414-272-2833
4thStreetForum@gmail.com
http://www.blogger.com/www.4thStreetForum.org
4th Street Forum is sponsored by the Milwaukee Turners, co-sponsored by Milwaukee Public Television, and in collaboration with UWM Milwaukee Idea.

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