The president of the University of Missouri has stepped down amid increasing student and faculty protests. Tim Wolfe was accused of ignoring months of complaints over racial slurs, fueling a demonstration at homecoming, a hunger strike and a boycott by several football players. Gwen Ifill talks to professor Scott Brooks and Brenda Smith-Lezama of the ...Continue Reading
KCPT has announced today an exciting partnership with The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) and Kansas City’s The Living Room theater to launch a project that explores the meaning of justice in the context of one of Kansas City’s most tragic crimes, and puts the story on the stage. StoryWorks KC will explore the 1988 ...Continue Reading
Based on real events, Mercy Street takes you beyond the front lines of the Civil War and into the lives of a diverse cast of characters — doctors, nurses, contraband laborers and Southern loyalists — who intersect in the chaotic world of Union-occupied Alexandria, Virginia, and the Mansion House Hospital. Set in Virginia in the spring ...Continue Reading
Bring in the new year with the highly-anticipated Sherlock special, The Abominable Bride, at 8pm on Sunday, January 1, 2016 on MASTERPIECE on PBS. Follow on Twitter at #SherlockPBS.
Finding love can be hard enough for anyone, but for those with an autism spectrum disorder, the challenges may seem overwhelming. The disorder can jeopardize the core characteristics of a successful relationship — communication and social interaction. “Autism in Love” offers a warm and stereotype-shattering look at four people as they pursue and manage romantic relationships ...Continue Reading
Government offices close, schools shutter their doors. This time Congress isn’t responsible. It’s a case of blue flu as an estimated 800,000 Kansas Citians converge on downtown for a parade and rally to celebrate the World Series’ winning Royals. We look at what worked and what didn’t. Plus, get an inside look at what was happening ...Continue Reading