Mike Shanin interviews U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder about key issues in the new administration including education and healthcare. Then Mary Anne Murray Simons, Jim Heeter, Patrick Tuohey and Steve Mirakian discuss the battle over a vetoed budget bill in Kansas which was ultimately sustained by the Senate after a House override, the continuing debate over a ...Continue Reading
Africa’s Great Civilizations travels the length and breadth of Africa to chronicle the continent’s history from a firmly African perspective. This latest three-part, six-hour documentary series is hosted, executive produced, and written by Henry Louis Gates Jr. Professor Gates’ journey takes him from the city of Great Zimbabwe to the pyramids of the Kingdom of Kush in Sudan, from the spectacular ...Continue Reading
This month, spring into action with evocative, intriguing and spirited programs that will motivate your support of Kansas City PBS! Our ear for music in its many forms has brought six opportunities for you to enjoy music entertainment in Kansas City. Our commitment to story-sharing celebrates the legacies of a local pioneer and a nationally ...Continue Reading
"Watching Our Water" radio and online reporting beginning 9/19 from Harvest Public Media examines agriculture and clean water. Watch the documentary on KCPT 9/23 at 8pm.
NOVA | Why Trains Crash VIDEO
Trains are essential for moving freight and people throughout the world, but they are far from accident-free. Follow investigators as they probe the wreckage of infamous accidents and watch safety experts test the latest crash prevention designs. From derailments to head-on collisions to drivers killed at road crossings, deadly train accidents claim dozens of lives ...Continue Reading
With Kansas City’s efforts to renovate KCI Airport in a holding pattern, the Kansas City Star reports this week that Kansas officials are now studying construction of a new airport in Johnson County. Gov. Sam Brownback confirms that the state is looking at building a replacement for KCI, citing research showing more than half of the ...Continue Reading