Makers: Women in Politics profiles women in public office who were “firsts” in their fields. From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for Detroit City Council in 2013, the documentary explores the challenges confronting American women in politics.
Several hundred people attended the Johnson County Republican Party’s free watch party at the Overland Park Marriott Tuesday night to watch election results. Through out the evening legislators from House District races, Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer and U.S. Congressman Kevin Yoder gave victory speeches, while watching the results come in for the rest of ...Continue Reading
In this clip from ‘How We Got to Now: Cold‘, Steven tells the story of the creation of the ice trade by a young, wealthy lawyer named Frederick Tudor. Travelling around America in the incessant heat, Frederick had the idea of bringing something cold to hot places.
Pat Roberts retained his seat in the U.S. Senate in Kansas as he defeated Independent challenger Greg Orman Tuesday night. “Although Sen. Roberts won tonight, we didn’t lose,” Orman said to a cheering crowd at the Overland Park Convention Center. “We not only ran against Sen. Roberts, we ran against the whole Washinghton establishment and ...Continue Reading
Caitlin Cress | The Hale Center for Journalism Bridgit Bowden | The Hale Center for Journalism At a GOP watch party in Topeka, Kansas, party-goers were gathered around a single television, nursing beers and snacking on hot dogs. When the re-election of Republican Sen. Pat Roberts was called around 10 p.m. by Fox News, cheers erupted from ...Continue Reading
Masterpiece: Death Comes to Pemberley stars Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin on the honor, and challenge, of portraying Austen’s iconic characters. #PemberleyPBS