Olmsted and Chicago VIDEO
Olmsted and Vaux design a residential community that would be called Riverside. It’s among the first of the utopian garden suburbs. Later Olmsted and Vaux’s design for a Chicago park system were interrupted by the great Chicago Fire, but when the city began to play the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 they called on Olmsted once again.
If you were dying and had exhausted all conventional treatment options, wouldn’t you want immediate access to a drug that might prove to be a miracle cure? That’s the promise of legislation that, if signed by Gov. Jay Nixon, would make Missouri the third state in the country - after Colorado and Louisiana – to enact a so-called “Right to Try” law, which aims to get investigational drugs into the hands of terminally ill patients as quickly as possible. “If there is something out there, particularly if there are medications that are being used in India or Europe, why do…
Michelle Manning is sporting a huge bruise on the inside of her upper arm. She shows it off, pulling up her shirt sleeve to expose the injury that she refers to as her “prized possession.” While learning how to shoot a bow and arrow earlier, Manning accidentally snapped her arm with the bow string, which led to the deeply colored bruise. “It stung, but it doesn’t hurt,” she says. “I think it’s a rite of passage.” Manning was in Roach, Missouri, attending the Missouri Department of Conservation’s annual Discover Nature — Women's Summer Workshop with 117 other women in early…
The Central Park Five VIDEO
THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The film chronicles The Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of these five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.
A royal visit to a family-owned munitions factory begins as a proud occasion for the people of Oxford, but the joyous day ends with murder. Morse delves into the family’s murky past, as well as his own, as he attempts to uncover the culprit before more lives are lost.
With the tables turned, Will battles for justice by fair means and foul. But can a brilliant attorney save his own skin? The Escape Artist, Episode 2, starring David Tennant, premieres Sunday, June 22, 2014, 8pm on MASTERPIECE Mystery! on KCPT. The Escape Artist will not be available to watch online, check our broadcast schedules for additional air times.