The story of four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo, and their escape to a new life in Germany. “Children of Syria” follows the family over three years, from the siege of their city, to the kidnapping of their father, to the struggle of becoming refugees. Premieres Tuesday, April 19 on KCPT and at pbs.org/frontline.
Tweedy: ‘New Moon’ VIDEO
Watch Wilco’s spin-off Tweedy for their debut ACL. Songwriter Jeff Tweedy is joined by his son Spencer and members of the band Lucius for songs from his solo debut Sukierae.
How Did Shakespeare Die? VIDEO
Shakespeare’s death is a mystery. It’s been speculated that he died of syphilis or was even murdered. Helen explores the theory that comes from a diary written by a Stratford Vicar 50 years after Shakespeare’s death. It tells of Shakespeare going out drinking with his writing friends and then dying of a fever shortly afterward. ...Continue Reading
If the interfaith movement in Kansas City is to have a future beyond the current moment, it will depend on training and engaging young people, like the ones who turned out for a workshop Saturday presented by the Kansas City Interfaith Youth Alliance. The event was part of Seven Days: Make a Ripple. Change the World, the initiative started ...Continue Reading
Jackie Robinson VIDEO
Jackie Robinson tells the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who rose from humble origins to break baseball’s color barrier and waged a fierce lifelong battle for first-class citizenship for all African Americans that transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. “Jackie Robinson is the most important figure in our nation’s most important game,” said Ken Burns. “He gave us our first lasting progress in civil ...Continue Reading
August or November? Is that really the only decision Kansas City leaders have left to make when it comes to the future of KCI? The drumbeat for putting a more than one billion dollar terminal plan before voters continued this week, with planners insisting that the new design will be almost as convenient as the existing ...Continue Reading