The Fidel Castro Tapes VIDEO
In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba. He has been one of the most controversial figures in the world ever since. This is the story of the Cuban dictator’s turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings.
In his latest documentary series, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines the extraordinary accomplishment of black Americans and wrestles with the racism and discrimination that plagues our country nearly 50 years since the Civil Rights Movement ended. KCPT hosted a special sneak peek of Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise earlier this month at ...Continue Reading
When Kameron Berkley went to college, the Financial Aid Office asked how she was able to cover room, board, and all of her expenses. As a Kauffman Scholar, Berkley answered, “Because of a great man.” Berkley knows without Ewing Kauffman, her life wouldn’t be what it is now. After graduating from Grambling State University, she ...Continue Reading
Washington Week celebrates Gwen Ifill’s remarkable life and legacy with the friends and colleagues who knew her best. Michele Norris, Gwen’s close friend, leads the conversation between many of their fellow journalists, and notes how she embodied the motto “lift while you climb.”
Live From Lincoln Center presents the internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang and his love letter to New York, the city he considers his adoptive home, set to the music that helped make this city so famous. Embracing a wide range of styles and voices to capture New York’s magic, this episode features music from Leonard ...Continue Reading
Anne of Green Gables VIDEO
L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables tells the story of Anne Shirley, a precocious young girl taken from an orphanage and placed in the care of the uptight Marilla Cuthbert and her brother, Matthew. The conservative Marilla has a profound effect on the adventurous Anne and creates a journey of learning and personal engagement that ...Continue Reading