Alzheimer’s ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide. Join scientists as they untangle the cause of this tragic illness and go behind the scenes of major drug trials to discover the therapies that may slow and even prevent the disease. In this clip from NOVA: Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?, family members describe what it’s ...Continue Reading
As India’s population booms, her legendary wildlife has been squeezed almost out of existence. But the commitment of the Indian people to preserve their wildlife is surprising – leading even to bringing back what has been lost. Against a backdrop of teak forest, farmland and villages, this film explores the extraordinary story of Asia’s last ...Continue Reading
It was big day at the Kansas City Zoo, where around 4,000 visitors took advantage of the cool Saturday morning weather. Curious George celebrated Party For The Planet Day by meeting his PBS fans at the Helzberg Penguin Plaza. Lots of photos were taken at the fun day.
Carrying forth the spirit of Jackie Robinson, Kansas City’s new Urban Youth Baseball Academy aims to make the joys of the game more accessible to inner city kids. In these two videos, representatives from MLB, the Royals, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater KC’s RBI program weigh in ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, about the new Ken Burns Jackie Robinson documentary and the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy. Then, Mary O’Halloran, Patrick Tuohey, Terry Riley and Steve Glorioso discuss the results of the e-tax renewal, Steve Rose’s concerns for the future of Johnson County, and Donald ...Continue Reading
Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 7:30 pm and the rebroadcast Sunday at 11 am This week most parts of the metro went to the polls to vote in local elections. In Kansas City, Missouri, voters overwhelmingly support renewing the earnings tax. In fact, all over the metro, bond and tax elections in cities and in school ...Continue Reading