‘Washington Week with Gwen Ifill’ Filmed at CC

Ifill Also Spends Time with Political Science Students

Colorado College hosted the taping of "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill: Colorado Edition" on Friday, Sept. 9 in the Celeste Theatre in the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center. The crew also taped a second session, "Washington Week EXTRA: Colorado Edition"; both programs air this evening on Rocky Mountain PBS.

Tune in at 7 p.m. to watch "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill: Colorado Edition" and at 7:30 p.m. for "Washington Week EXTRA: Colorado Edition." The second show features questions from members of the local community; questions ranged from the worthiness of the presidential candidates to serve as commander in chief to the role of a moderator in a debate. The audience for the taping featured Colorado College students, faculty, and staff, as well as many members of the Colorado Springs community.

Panelists joining Ifill on stage included Molly Ball, national political correspondent for The Atlantic; Michael Scherer, Washington bureau chief for Time magazine; Dan Balz, chief political correspondent for The Washington Post; and Jackie Calmes, national correspondent for The New York Times.

The day before the taping session, Ifill spoke to a combined political science class, featuring the students of Elizabeth Coggins and Dana Wittmer Wolfe, both assistant professors of political science.

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