NEW JERSEY PUBLIC TELEVISION WELCOMES BACK KENT MANAHAN FOR SPECIAL SEGMENTS OF ON THE RECORD WITH MICHAEL ARON
Weeknights at 6pm, 7:30pm and 11pm
Tune in to NJ Today with Mike Schneider tonight, featuring news from around the state and these interviews:
- Senator Kevin O’Toole: O’Toole Says Christie Put New Jerseyans Ahead of Politics During Sandy
- Assemblywoman Grace Spencer: Asw. Spencer Warns Insurers to Get on Board to Cover Sandy Customers
- John Mooney, Editor and Education Writer, NJ Spotlight
In case you missed these recent segments, watch them online now:
- Codey Says He Will Soon Decide on Gubernatorial Run
- Tree Lighting Ceremonies around New Jersey
- Opponents of Booker Council Pick Will Challenge Process in Court
- Batman Movie Producer Discusses Road to Success
- Coordinating Officer Says FEMA Has Enough Funds to Meet All NJ’s Needs
- Senate Committee Begins Sandy Hearings in Toms River
- Campbell Soup VP Says Company is Committed to Helping Revitalize Camden
- Princeton Professor Says Women Need to Share Their Perspectives More Often
- Move to Big Ten Will Mean More Revenue and Higher Profile for Rutgers
- Stafford Volunteers Help Shore Victims Rebuild After Sandy
- NJ Commercial Fishing Industry Hit Hard By Sandy
CAMPAIGN REPORTING IN THE 21st CENTURY
WHAT CAN BE LEARNED FROM THE 2012 ELECTION
Thursday, 11/29 at 8pm; Sunday, 12/2 at 10:30pm
This one-hour panel discussion, taped at Montclair State University, dissects the role of the media in the recent presidential election.
Jonathan Alter, Bloomberg political columnist; Robert George, New York Post editorial writer; Professor Brigid Harrison, Political Science & Law, Montclair State University; and Timothy O’Brien, Huffington Post executive editor.
Moderated by Merrill Brown, director of the University’s School of Communication and Media.
NEW JERSEY CAPITOL REPORT WITH STEVE ADUBATO AND RAFAEL PI ROMAN
Saturday, 12/1 at 6am, 12pm & 6:30pm; Sunday, 12/2 at 8am & 11am
A Caucus Educational Corporation Program
- Sen. Tom Kean, Jr., 21st Legislative District (R) – NJ, discusses the importance of government communication to the community during a time of crisis, and the role of government in serving those in need.
- Kennedy O’Brien and Ed Johson, Mayors of Sayreville and Asbury Park, NJ, talk about the devastation that Hurricane Sandy left in their municipalities, and the challenges of restoring their communities to normal.
- Philip Kirschner, President of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association, talks about the economic impact of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey businesses.
For More Information on Caucus Educational Corporation programs, visit CaucusNJ.org
CLASSROOM CLOSE-UP NJ
Saturday, 12/1 at 5:30am; Sunday 12/2 at 6:30am,12:30pm & 7:30pm
This weekly magazine program focusing on innovative projects happening in New Jersey public schools.This week:
- High school students develop a device that provides clean drinking water for undeveloped countries like Uganda as an entry into a national competition submitted by the Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees.
- Fifth graders at Millstone River School in West Windsor-Plainsboro turn their love for bugs into an authentic field study. The students enjoy bug hunting, insect identification and pinning their collections.
- Sixth grade social studies teacher Matthew Marciano encourages his students at Long Valley Middle School to change the world. Each year students are challenged to think of a way to change the world and they must make good on the promise by the end of the year.
- National History Day: Hundreds of New Jersey students participate in the state competition for National History Day hosted at William Paterson University.
STATE OF THE ARTS
Sunday, 12/2 at 8pm
This week, these segments and more:
- A visit to the 2012 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark, NJ, to see the special collaboration between the NJ Symphony Orchestra and Patricia Smith, whose poems about Hurricane Katrina were adapted and set to Wynton Marsalis’ At The Octoroon Balls, a history of New Orleans told through music.
- A look at how Atlantic City is out to polish its image with art.
- Legendary New Jersey banjo picker Tony Trischka and the first winner of the Steve Martin Award for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Noam Pikelny.
ON THE RECORD WITH MICHAEL ARON
Saturday, 12/1 at 2pm; Sunday 12/2 at 10am
On The Record spotlights New Jersey’s political news-makers- how they voted, what they’re trying to accomplish, what their values are, and where they come from figuratively and literally. This week’s guest:
- Reverend Reginald Jackson/Former Dir. NJ Black Ministers Council
- The premiere segment of Governor’s Perspectives with Kent Manahan, featuring former Governors Brendan Byrne and Tom Kean.
REPORTERS ROUNDTABLE WITH MICHAEL ARON
Saturday, 12/1 at 5:30pm; Sunday, 12/2 at 9am
This week, interviews with these news-breakers:
- Nick Acocella/Politifax
- Angela Delli Santi/Associated Press
- MaryAnn Spoto/Newark Star-Ledger
- Andrew Kitchenman/NJ Spotlight
Sunday, 12/2 at 9:30am & 7pm; Tuesday, 12/4 at 11:30pm
The election over. But doubts rankle still about the way we vote. Could it be more efficient, more democratic? Could more of us participate? Could we ever get rid of the Electoral College … and should we want to? Should we be considering weekend voting, universal early voting, e-voting, even compulsory voting? (which they have in more than 30 countries, including Belgium, Brazil and Australia!)
Those questions and more on the Due Process post-election show, featuring Sandra King in conversation with Marc Holzer, Dean of The Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration, and Thomas Gentile, a onetime campaign adviser to Rudy Giuliani and a spokesman for the Federalist Society. Plus some biting election satire from from the documentary “Electoral Dysfunction” and political humorist Mo Rocca.
NJ DOCS: The Road Is Coming
Monday, 12/3 at 10:30pm
Originally broadcast in May, this student film from Richard Stockton College looks at the globalization and urbanization of Belize, a country growing in popularity as a tourist destination. It shows how the country’s culture is constantly changing as a result of continual western society influence.
DRIVING JERSEY: SEASIDE HEIGHTS
Thursday, 12/6 at 8:30pm
Seaside Heights was the first-ever subject and film for Driving Jersey. Now, as the coastal resort town mourns and plans a resurrection, the show reminds viewers of the splendor and excess of the past — a beacon lighting the way