Live statewide broadcast and livestream Monday, May 18, 8PM

JOHNSTON, IOWA (May 6, 2020) — Iowa PBS will hold an Iowa Press debate for the US Senate Democratic Primary on Monday, May 18, at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. The hour-long debate will begin at 8PM. The program will air live on statewide Iowa PBS and be streamed on iowapbs.orgYouTube, and Facebook.

Candidates Michael T Franken (D-Sioux City), Kimberly Graham (D-Indianola), Theresa Greenfield (D-Des Moines), and Eddie Mauro (D-Des Moines) will answer questions and discuss their platforms, concerns and future plans for Iowa and the nation. David Yepsen, host of Iowa Press, will moderate the debate. Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, will join Yepsen.

Iowa Press Debates: US Senate Democratic Primary precedes the June 2, 2020 primary election in Iowa. Due to current social distancing guidelines, there will be no studio audience during the debate.

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As Iowa's only statewide television network, Iowa PBS's mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans guides its quality, non-commercial programming that tells Iowa's stories like no one else can. Four statewide, public channels offer programs of lasting value to Iowans, regardless of where they live or what they can afford: Iowa PBS .1, Iowa PBS KIDS .2, Iowa PBS WORLD .3 and Iowa PBS Create .4 on Channel 11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24, Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport; and Channel 36, Red Oak. More information can be found at

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