PBS NewsHour Live Coverage of Impeachment Hearings Continues Wednesday, December 4

PBS39 will be airing PBS NewsHour’s live anchored coverage of the House of Representatives’ public impeachment hearings going forward as the hearings are scheduled. The Impeachment Hearings will be aired live as they occur, on channel 39.4. Regularly scheduled programming for 39.4 will be pre-empted as these hearings take place and are broadcast.

PBS39 Explore/Channel 39.4 is broadcast over the air. In addition, it can be viewed on:

  • Frontier FiOS channel 473 in Frontier’s northeast Indiana services areas;
  • Comcast/Xfinity channel 243 and 1039 in the the Fort Wayne, Huntington, Wabash/Peru, Portland and Redkey service areas;
  • Mediacom channel 120 in Mediacom’s Auburn, Columbia City, Kendallville, Angola, LaGrange, North Manchester, Bluffton and Rome City service areas;
  • MediaCom North Webster channel 12
  • Channel 56 on Warren Cable in Warren, Indiana.

This programming will be anchored by NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff and will include contributions from NewsHour correspondents including Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins, White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, and Foreign Affairs and Defense correspondent Nick Schifrin, among others.

In addition, Woodruff will be joined by Michael Allen, Managing Director at Beacon Global Strategies, LLC and Mieke Eoyang, Vice President at Third Way.

Allen served as the Majority Staff Director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence under Republican leadership from 2011-2013. Allen also served in George W. Bush’s White House for seven years in various national security policy and legislative roles, including as Senior Director for Counter-proliferation Strategy at the National Security Council, Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, and in the Bureau of Legislative Affairs at the Department of State.

Eoyang was the Subcommittee Staff Director on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence under Democratic leadership from 2007-2010, and a Professional Staff Member on the House Armed Services Committee, as well as Chief of Staff to Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Ca.) and Defense Policy Advisor to Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.)

UPDATE for Monday, December 9 scheduled to begin at 9:00am ET:

The Wednesday hearing is slated to examine the premise of “high crimes and misdemeanors” through testimony from 4 scholars and experts. The House Judiciary Committee released the names of the experts: Noah Feldman, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law and Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School; Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford Law School; Michael Gerhardt, Burton Craige Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at The University of North Carolina School of Law; Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at The George Washington University Law School.

The hearing by the Judiciary comes after the House Intelligence Committee held 5 days of public impeachment hearings late last month.