JOHNSTON, IOWA (September 17, 2019) — IPTV Presents Conversations with Presidential Candidates Hosted by DMACC continues Saturday, September 21, at 6:15PM in the Building 6 auditorium at DMACC's Ankeny campus with guest former Representative Beto O'Rourke (D-TX). This Iowa Public Television series of presidential candidate forums is hosted in collaboration with Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC).

The program centers on the candidates' platforms, concerns, and future plans for our state and our nation. Each forum features a single candidate in one-on-one conversation with Iowa Press host David Yepsen, who engages in an unbiased and impartial discussion on the economic future of the country, followed by questions from the audience.

This forum will be livestreamed and recorded for statewide broadcast. Viewers can stream IPTV Presents Conversations with Presidential Candidates Hosted by DMACC with Rep Beto O'Rourke on Iptv.orgYouTube, and Facebook beginning Saturday, September 21, at 6:15PM. The program will premiere on statewide IPTV Friday, September 27, at 8:30PM, and be rebroadcast on Sunday, September 29, at 1PM.

The IPTV Presents Conversations with Presidential Candidates Hosted by DMACC with Rep Beto O'Rourke is free and open to the public with doors opening at 5:15PM. Those interested in attending must register for free tickets through DMACC. Attendees should plan to arrive no later than 5:50 p.m. to be seated prior to the recorded discussion; no entry will be allowed after 6:05PM.

Stay tuned for announcements from IPTV and DMACC about conversations with other presidential candidates leading up to the Iowa Caucuses.

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For more information about IPTV Presents Conversations with Presidential Candidates Hosted by DMACC or Iowa Public Television, please contact Susan Ramsey at 515.725.9703 or


Iowa Public Television is Iowa's only statewide television network. IPTV's mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans guides its quality, noncommercial 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: IPTV (.1), IPTV KIDS (.2), IPTV WORLD (.3) and IPTV 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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