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CAN TV Programs

 

Political Forum

A live call-in show featuring local politicians and questions from viewers

 

Chicago Newsroom

A weekly review of the latest news and events with local journalists and experts.

 

Hotline Live

Live, interactive call-in shows hosted by Chicago nonprofits

 

 

 

 

 






PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

 

Go Zack TV

Producer Zack Isaacs brings you an original, animated situational comedy.

 

Thursday, April 17, at 4 p.m. on CAN TV19


Chicago Students Dominate Math

It's Mathematics Awareness Month, and these teachers from Providence St. Mel believe all students can dominate math! Call in live to get homework help and work with them to solve math problems on live TV.

 

Live Thursdays at 6 p.m. on CAN TV21 and online at cantv.org/live


Perspectivas Latinas: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Latino Alliance

 

Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Latino Alliance discuss the role of Latinos in supporting the arts in Chicago.

 

Satuday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21

En Espanol Sunday, April 20 at 4:30 p.m. on CAN TV21


Perspectivas Latinas: Healthcare Alternative Systems

 

Danny Olvera, Healthcare Alternative Systems, highlights the organization’s efforts to enroll people in Obamacare.

 

Saturday, April 19, at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21


The Decriminalization of Drugs

 

Dr. Carl Hart, Columbia University, shares how witnessing the impact of drugs on society led him to support their decriminalization.

 

Sunday, April 20, at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21


The Tasks of Feminism Today

 

What does “feminism” mean? Speakers from different perspectives weigh in on the role of feminism in affecting the wage gap, family life, and other aspects of the lives of women in the past and today.

 

Sunday, April 20, at 10:30 a.m. on CAN TV21


Revisiting the Declaration of Rights & Sentiments

 

Scholar Anne Elizabeth Moore explores whether the Declaration of Sentiments, a founding document of the women’s rights movement in the U.S., is applicable to life today, and how it could be revised to fit a modern context.

 

Sunday, April 20, at 1 p.m. on CAN TV21


 
ENCORE PRESENTATIONS
 

Why is Palestine Taboo at Columbia College?

 

Columbia College professor Iymen Chehade leads a conversation of the Israel/Palestine conflict and whether courses addressing the topic are too controversial for Columbia and other universities, particularly when they share the Palestinian perspective.

 

Tuesday, April 15, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21


Translation Matters

 

Authors and translators discuss the role literature plays in increasing global understanding, and the need to teach literature in translation.

 

Wednesday, April 16, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21


Public Meeting: Clean Air in Pilsen

 

Troy Hernandez, Clean Air Pilsen, and other community organizations speak out against metal shredders, power plants, and other sources of air pollution in Pilsen.

 

Thursday, April 17, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21