The Japanese crane, also known as the red-crowned crane, is one of the rarest cranes in the world. Adult cranes usually mate for life and these bonds are reinforced in a stunning courtship dance. Watch them perform their intricate courtship dances in this scene from EARTHFLIGHT: Asia and Australia.
Host Becky Worley of ABC’s Good Morning America visits Greensburg, Kansas, a town that’s going green from the ground up after being nearly destroyed by a tornado. A trip further into America’s Heartland discovers green technology changing the face of manufacturing. Employees who once built gas guzzlers now create electric batteries. The Next Frontier features interviews with some of the top energy and economic experts along with educators and high-level government officials, all striving to develop clean energy solutions and alternatives to burning fossil fuels. Learn more about the film and watch video extras at the web site.
Camp Lawton, near Millen, Georgia, housed 10,000 Union prisoners at the end of the Civil War. When General Sherman’s forces approached, prisoners and guards fled quickly, leaving the remains of the camp—and even its exact location—lost to history. Can Time Team America find the original site in just three days?
Thanks to all the KCPT members who joined Chris Isaak at KCPT's exclusive meet and greet on August 22, 2014. Your support helps bring artists like this to Kansas City. Find your photo below to download, print and share!
“Forever Young” is a celebration of objects for the young and the young at heart. As the show’s lovingly preserved appraisals prove, it’s not only toys and teddy bears that capture the spirit of youth. Highlights include original art for a Dr. Seuss lunchbox; a child’s shoe autographed by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig; and a colorful embroidered silk picture, sewn by the owner’s great-great-great-aunt at age 15 in 1819, valued at $60,000 to $80,000.
POV: Big Men VIDEO
Over five years, director Rachel Boynton and her cinematographer film the quest for oil in Ghana by Dallas-based Kosmos. The company develops the country’s first commercial oil field, yet its success is quickly compromised by political intrigue and accusations of corruption. As Ghanaians wait to reap the benefits of oil, the filmmakers discover violent resistance down the coast in the Niger Delta, where poor Nigerians have yet to prosper from decades-old oil fields. “Big Men,” executive produced by Brad Pitt, provides an unprecedented inside look at the global deal-making and dark underside of energy development — a contest for money…