The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, current Chairman of the Federal Reserve, will be in Salt Lake City to deliver opening remarks at an advance screening of KUED’s new film, Marriner Eccles: Father of the Modern Federal Reserve.

KUED, in partnership with Salt Lake County, will host this special event at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on Monday, October 7th. The screening is open to the public. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. Guests must be seated by 10:45 a.m., and the screening will start promptly at 11:00 a.m.

This event is free, but tickets are required. Tickets can be picked up at the Rose Wagner box office prior to the event, or ordered at arttix.org.

About the Film: Marriner Stoddard Eccles is best known as the father of the modern Federal Reserve. As Chairman of the Fed under Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, Eccles was integral to the economic policies of the 1930s and ‘40s. KUED tells the compelling story of the financial genius in Marriner Eccles: Father of the Modern Federal Reserve, produced by Senior Producer, John Howe. The film premieres Monday, October 21 at 9:00 p.m. on KUED. 

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About KUED: KUED is Utah’s PBS station, providing the state with access to exceptional content that entertains, informs, and enriches viewers. KUED airs PBS programming plus award-winning, locally produced documentaries, and series. Recognized as one of the leading public television stations in the country, KUED is committed to serving and engaging with the Utah community through its diverse productions, as well as its educational and outreach programs. KUED is always evolving to provide Utahns with relevant programming and services while maintaining its core values of integrity, fairness, independence, education, and innovation. KUED also provides three additional broadcast channels: WORLD, PBS Kids 24/7, and Create.