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
KCPT Passport is the new member benefit for eligible members (who donate $5 a month or $60 annually) that provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming. Featuring both PBS and select local programming, KCPT Passport allows you to watch even more episodes of your favorite shows, including full ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Mindy Corporon, President of SevenDays, about creating a ripple of positive change after the Jewish Community Center shooting which claimed the lives of her father and son. To commemorate the lives lost, SevenDays has a series of events from April 12-18 open to the public. The events and each day’s theme, from “love” ...Continue Reading
From the Earnings Tax to local school board races, we dissect some of the key issues being decided on both sides of state line in local elections this upcoming Tuesday. Plus, what’s the cost of religious freedom? Kansas City leaders say a religious freedom amendment before the Missouri legislature would cost the city $50 million ...Continue Reading
Last year, The 2015 World Series Champions Kansas City Royals celebrated with approximately 800 thousand fans in downtown Kansas City, Missouri in a parade dubbed #RoyalCelebration. Capture the spirit again in this video in advance of Sunday’s Opening Day game against the Mets.