Before you put together a donation for your local food pantry, take a moment to consider which items are needed most. It’s not the classic stuffing, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie you might find on your own kitchen table this holiday. The biggest needs, local food pantry organizers say include more practical items: canned vegetables, ...Continue Reading
America’s most famous crooners have a swell time singing a number from Guys and Dolls. America’s most famous crooners — Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin — sing “The Oldest Established” song from the musical Guys and Dolls. This web-exclusive clip captures the three legendary singers in a televised performance that took place in ...Continue Reading
Riots erupted overnight in Ferguson, Missouri, after it was announced that a grand jury chose not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the August shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown. [View the story "Kansas City reacts to Ferguson grand jury decision" on Storify]
Our colleagues at St. Louis Public Radio continue to report on the communities response to the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Follow their coverage in Ferguson both on their website and on a live blog, which is embedded below.
Salute Jay Leno, the 17th recipient of the annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. This special celebrates “Tonight Show” host, comedian and performer Jay Leno, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, ...Continue Reading
In 1978, President Carter signed into law the American Indian Religious Freedom act, giving Indian people the “right of freedom to believe, express, and exercise the traditional religions of the American Indians.” Prior to this law, the practice of Indian spirituality was effectively illegal, and those who attempted to worship the way their heritage and ...Continue Reading