Delegations from PBS, KCPT and public media stations across the Midwest convened at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center January 8-9 to work on shaping the future of public media. RAMPING UP: Tapping full power of our networks – hundreds @ #TeamPBS regional mtg in Kansas City building ground up. pic.twitter.com/VV6SQE3odz — PBS Annual Meeting (@PBSAnnualMtg) January 8, ...Continue Reading
In retaliation for devastating Allied bombing raids on German cities, Hitler orders the development of a ground breaking weapon — the V1. Despite being ready too late to make a difference to the outcome of the war, its legacy is the cruise missile: A weapon that changed the face of war forever. Nazi Mega Weapons
NOVA: Rise of the Drones VIDEO
Drones. These unmanned flying robots–some as large as jumbo jets, others as small as birds–do things straight out of science fiction. Much of what it takes to get these robotic airplanes to fly, sense, and kill has remained secret. But now, with rare access to drone engineers and those who fly them for the U.S. ...Continue Reading
The Bridge’s new weekly hour devoted to local music, “Eight One Sixty with Chris Haghirian,” launched Tuesday at 6pm on 90.9 FM. Chris Haghirian and The Bridge’s Sarah Bradshaw shine a light on KC’s local music scene with interviews, new tracks and live performances from artists based in the 816 and surrounding area codes. Visit Bridge909.org/eightonesixty ...Continue Reading
Nature: Wild France VIDEO
France is celebrated for its culture, but it also has a wild side. France is known for its delicious food and wines, great art and architecture and celebrated culture of all kinds. But there’s another side to this popular destination that is not as visible, its wild side. Deep in the French countryside, it is ...Continue Reading
Actor Bradley Cooper talks to Charlie Rose about his trip to Texas with Clint Eastwood to visit the family of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, to talk about making a movie of Kyle’s life. “American Sniper,” based on Kyle’s memoir, is in theaters now.