PBS' Washington Week with Gwen Ifill to broadcast from St. Petersburg's Palladium just before RNC
PBS' Washington Week with Gwen Ifill will take over St. Petersburg's Palladium Theatre Aug. 24 for a special telecast before the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
The show, which regularly features Ifill discussing the political news of the day with a panel of leading journalists, will also include a 40-minute EXTRA/Florida edition with a Q&A involving audience members.
A limited number of free tickets are available online to local folks at www.wedu.org/washingtonweek or by calling (813) 739-2909.
Washington Week producers ask all guests to arrive by 3 p.m. for the taping, which will air later that day on PBS stations nationwide.
In addition to leading Washington Week, Ifill also serves as senior correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and is author of the book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama.