October 27, 2008

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LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Two Bucknell University political science professors will serve as faculty experts during a live call-in talk show with PCN (Pennsylvania Cable Network) on Thursday, Oct. 30, in Trout Auditorium.

From 7 to 8 p.m., Atiya Kai Stokes-Brown and Robin Jacobson will participate in a brief discussion with PCN program host Larry Kaspar, who will then take viewer comments and questions for the remainder of the show. The program will focus on the presidential race, with additional discussion on the 10th Congressional District race.

From 8 to 9 p.m., PCN will simulcast the live 10th Congressional District debate between Chris Carney and Chris Hackett, courtesy of WVIA-TV.

From 9 to 9:30 p.m., PCN will continue its live coverage after the debate with reaction from the panel, the audience and call-in viewers.

This event is open to the public, although seating is limited to the first 100 people who arrive. Audience members, who must be seated by 6:30 p.m. since the PCN broadcast goes live at 7 p.m., will receive a Bucknell T-shirt at the conclusion of the three-hour event.

As part of its Election 2008 coverage, PCN will also give viewers the chance to share their thoughts online during or after the event. To post a comment, viewers can go the network's website at www.pcntv.com and click on the link in the "ONLINE ONLY" section of the site. 

PCN is a nonprofit, noncommercial news organization created and supported by cable television companies that voluntarily carry the network as a public service. The network, headquartered in Camp Hill, has bureaus in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and is distributed on more than 150 cable systems in Pennsylvania serving more than 10 million Pennsylvanians in 3.3 million homes.

PCN may be viewed on BUTV Channel 122; on CATV cable Channel 59; and on D&E Communications cable channel 22.

Contact: Division of Communications