Michael Murphy is KCPT’s Vice-President of Programming. Here, he remembers his colleague and friend. He used to speak to me of his good fortune — adopted by loving parents from an orphanage in Kansas City, Kansas; the love of his life Katie saying yes to his proposal—“you know, she had been the winner of the beautiful baby contest ...Continue Reading
Play for Tomorrow, in conjunction with the Kauffman Foundation, brought members of the sports community, community development organizations and entrepreneurs together on Oct. 21-23 at the Kauffman Foundation. The goal was to collaborate with each other, and by the end of the weekend, pitch a solution to the issue of the community’s underserved youth that ...Continue Reading
Drill down to discover the treasures beneath our feet that power our world. Fossil fuels – coal, oil, and natural gas – powered the industrial revolution and allowed us to build a way of life that many cherish today. Personal cars, planes, lights, hot showers – all of these are gifts from our fossil fuels… ...Continue Reading
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Characterized as the six days that shook the world, the story of the 1916 Irish Rebellion has been revisited in an award winning documentary produced by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame. This documentary delivers a combination of rarely seen archival footage, interviews with leading international experts, and uncovers the untold ...Continue Reading
Gwen Ifill, prominent political journalist, PBS NewsHour anchor, and host of Washington Week on PBS, has died at the age of 61. Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS, issued a statement, calling Ifill one of the “leading lights in journalism.” Read Kerger’s entire statement. Remembering Gwen