Move over conventions…. Move over Hillary and Donald…. Believe it or not, there are some other important decisions that have to be made and it all starts Tuesday as voters in Kansas and Missouri head to the polls in key primary elections. This week it’s your HANDY DANDY PRIMARY ELECTION GUIDE as we dissect the ...Continue Reading
Elementary students engaged in an exciting summer camp experience at KCPT’s first summer camp, Brixology, developing critical thinking and teamwork skills as they built fascinating LEGO projects. Children who attended the camp were eager to build and learn all about the engineering field. Gary Brock, Director of Education at KCPT, described the students to be “very excited, ...Continue Reading
Join Amy Goodman, Juan González and the Democracy Now! team for continued daily convention coverage from the streets, to the corporate suites, to the convention floor, every weekday through July 29th.Democracy Now! airs 7am weekdays on KCPT2; Past episodes and extended convention coverage can be found online at democracynow.org.
We all know the tagline which has become synonymous with campaign commercials: I approve this message. For all the money spent on these staples of election season, do they influence your voting decision or simply annoy you enough to change the channel? Join the conversation and cast your vote in this KCPT SquareOff.
Amid heightened concerns over the shooting of police officers around the country, a Kansas City, KS police captain is killed this week while pursuing a suspect in a drive-by shooting. The death of Captain Robert “Dave” Melton comes just ten weeks after another member of the KCK police department was killed while pursuing a suspect. ...Continue Reading
On this special edition of PBS NewsHour Weekend, in one week two black men killed by police and five Dallas officers were gunned down. Mourning the losses and demanding justice — voices are raised across the country. How can we find common ground? Alison Stewart anchors this one-hour special “America in Black and Blue” from ...Continue Reading