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Price Gouging of Prescription Drugs

 “Making a Killing: Price Gouging of Prescription Drugs. What Can Be Done?”

  Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  7:00 p.m.

On  CAT TV

Guest Speaker:  Jan Swaney, M.D.

   Jim Robertson, former managing editor, Columbia Tribune, moderator

Dr. Swaney will present material that was in the movie “Big-Pharma”, as well as describe actions that consumers and patients can do to afford their prescription drugs.

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on September 13. The program will be available a few days later on our website or at http://www.columbiaaccess.tv
The show replays on CAT TV at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
CAT TV can be found on Mediacom 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 98.

CAT TV – Immigration Policies

Immigration Policies and Their Impact on Women
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
7:00 p.m.
on CAT TV

Guest Panelist:

Rebecca Martinez
Assistant Professor, Department of Women and Gender Studies
University of Missouri

Moderator:
Jim Robertson
Managing Editor, Columbia Daily Tribune

 

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on May 10. The program will be available on our website or at http://www.columbiaaccess.tv. The show replays on CAT TV at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. CAT TV can be found on Mediacom 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 98.

Bill of Rights Program

“Examining Free Speech in the Digital Era”
Monday, February 13, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

A panel will discuss the issue of free spech in the digital era.

The program will feature a panel of experts, including:

                  Dr. Adam Seagrave, Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy

                  Dr. Nicholas Drummond, Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy

                  Jim Robertson, managing editor, Columbia Daily Tribune

              Peggy Placier, LWV co-president, will serve as moderator.

This event is cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library and the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County.

Funding for the event and the accompanying display about the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights has been provided by the Missouri Humanities Council in partnership with the National Archives.

Click here to view flyer with details:   Free Speech

 

Diversity Awareness Partnership

Diversity Awareness Partnership
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
7:00 p.m.
on CAT TV

Guest speaker:
Nikki McGruder
Regional Manager, Diversity Awareness Partnership-Columbia

Moderator:
Jim Robertson, Managing Editor, Columbia Daily Tribune

Diversity Awareness Partnership is an organization that supports diversity and inclusion efforts. They offer three “pillars of impact” to the community: Training and Education, Youth Programs, and Awareness Campaigns.

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on February 8. The program will be available on our website or at http://www.columbiaaccess.tv. The show replays on CAT TV at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. CAT TV can be found on Mediacom Channel 85, Charter Communications 983, and CentruyTel Prism 98.