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Human rights documentary celebrated with viewings, discussions across state

Idaho Public Television's award-winning human rights documentary “The Color of Conscience: Human Rights in Idaho,” is being celebrated with viewings and discussion around the state today. The Idaho State Bar and Idaho PTV are hosting the events, which are taking place at the IPTV studios in Boise; at North Idaho College's Todd Hall in Coeur d'Alene; at the University of Idaho College of Law in Moscow; at Concordia University School of Law Courtroom in Boise; and at the Idaho Statue University Rendezvou Center in Pocatello.

The events feature a showing of the documentary, which also can be viewed online here, along with a panel discussion featuring panelists including U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson, UI College of Law Dean Donald Barnett, attorney and past state bar commissioner Ken Howard, and attorney Norm Gissel of Coeur d'Alene. Click below for more info.


Idaho Public TV Human Rights Documentary Discussion

BOISE - Idaho Public Television, in conjunction with The Idaho State Bar, will honor the award-winning documentary, “The Color of Conscience: Human Rights in Idaho,” and will facilitate a discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at various locations across the state.

The documentary about past and present human rights issues in Idaho recently received the American Bar Association's 2012 Silver Gavel Award for Television. Idaho State Bar President Molly O'Leary, the ISB Diversity Section and Idaho Public Television invite the public to an afternoon of education and celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. (MDT).

The afternoon will consist of a showing of the documentary, a panel discussion moderated by Marc Johnson of the Gallatin Group and a reception to follow. Panelists include U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson, University of Idaho College of Law Dean Donald Burnett, Attorney and Past ISB Commissioner Kenneth Howard and Attorney Norman Gissel.

Idaho's own Marcia Franklin (Idaho Public Television) recently received the award by American Bar Association President William (Bill) T. Robinson III on July 17th at the National Press Club in Washington DC.
The event will take place at the Idaho Public Television Studios (1455 Orchard Avenue) in Boise.

Webcast viewing of the program and panel discussion have been arranged throughout the state. Members of the community are invited and encouraged to attend. Seating will be based on a first come, first serve basis.

• Coeur d’Alene – North Idaho College’s Todd Hall (3-6 pm- PDT)
• Moscow – University of Idaho College of Law (3-6 pm – PDT)
• Boise – Idaho Public Television (live) and Concordia University School of Law Courtroom
• Pocatello – Idaho State University Rendezvous Center

The documentary was broadcast on Sept. 9 and is available anytime for viewing online at http://video.idahoptv.org/video/1949293974.
  


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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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