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Maurie McInnis

Maurie McInnisSeason 1 – Episode 13
ABC16 Broadcast on Sunday, April 24, 2016
WVPT-PBS Broadcast on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Coy Barefoot welcomes Maurie McInnis to the program. McInnis is a Vice Provost and Professor of Art History at the University of Virginia— and will be joining the University of Texas at Austin this summer, one of the nation’s largest public universities, as its new Executive Vice President and Provost. McInnis explores one of the most heated debates in the modern history of Charlottesville, Virginia: what to do about statues and monuments that celebrate the U.S. Confederacy and its leaders. She also explores the challenging realities facing higher education in America in the 21st century.


CoyBarefootShowThe Center for Media and Citizenship, in cooperation with Gray Television’s Newsplex of Charlottesville, proudly produces The Coy Barefoot Program. The show is broadcast each Sunday morning at 10am on ABC16 in Charlottesville and on Thursday evenings at 9pm on WVPT-PBS.  Hosted by award-winning journalist and best-selling author Coy Barefoot, the program offers exclusive, extended conversations exploring the news, issues and ideas in Charlottesville and beyond. The show’s Executive Producers are Coy Barefoot and Siva Vaidhyanathan. You can watch the Sunday morning premiere each week live online at this link.