One in five Americans will be age 65 or older by the year 2030, according to the Census Bureau. As the baby boomers age, the question arises: How will we deal with this aging population? A group of students and faculty at UMKC is taking a look at this question.
A woman in her 20s walks into the Garment District Boutique in the Power & Light District around lunchtime on Friday. She glances around before tentatively asking “Do you guys have more sizes in yet?” She’s looking at a box on the floor, overflowing with dozens of the same T-shirt: a baseball raglan featuring a ...Continue Reading
See an exclusive scene from The Paradise, Season 2, Episode 4, airing Sunday, October 19, 2014, at a special time — 7pm — only on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #MasterpiecePBS
Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed by NASA, the military, and even Lyndon Johnson, as a distraction. It wasn’t until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the ...Continue Reading
FEAST TV VIDEO
KCPT is proud to present FEAST TV, a half-hour, monthly magazine-style show that is driven by the FEAST Magazine print edition’s content. This November, Feast TV gives you a reason to be “thankful” for the bounty of the Midwest. Learn how to make pie from the pros at Peggy Jeans Pies in Columbia, Missouri; meet Kevin ...Continue Reading
When interviewing people for the Your Fellow Americans (YFA) project, defining the “American Dream” has been a central theme in our discussions. Sometimes the people we interview are passers-by who pause and give us a moment of their time. Sometimes the people have a full lights-n-camera setup surrounding them and are meeting us for a second ...Continue Reading