Spotlight Education VIDEO
"Spotlight Education" on KCPT 9/12 - 9/19 examines the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system. Watch special episodes of NOVA, FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour, a new film from POV, the premiere of TED Talks: The Education Revolution, and the 5th annual American Graduate Day.
This eight-part series reveals the humanity, the twists of fate and the surprising mistakes behind 16 of the most compelling and tumultuous presidential campaigns in modern history. Revisit the past 50 years of presidential election history to see how previous campaigns are still influencing politics in unexpected ways. Each 60-minute episode features two candidates whose stories ...Continue Reading
Forces of Nature VIDEO
The forces of nature have kept Earth on the move since it was formed billions of years ago. Though we can’t feel the motion, we experience the consequences – from tidal bores surging through the Amazon rainforest to the ruinous power of hurricanes. In the first episode, “Shape,” we can’t directly see the forces that govern ...Continue Reading
Actor Michael Gambon talks tackling the role of Winston Churchill. Churchill’s Secret airs Sunday, September 11, 2016 at a special time, 8/7c on MASTERPIECE on PBS.
Mike Shanin interviews Wyandotte County District Attorney Elect Mark Dupree about his priorities when he takes office. Then, Gwen Grant, Lisa Johnston, Ron Freeman and Steve Mirakian discuss the upcoming retention vote for Kansas Supreme Court justices, next year’s infrastructure and streetcar expansion elections in Kansas City, and media bias in this year’s presidential race.
The race for the White House weaved through Kansas City this week. Hillary Clinton flew into town Thursday to speak at the Kansas City Convention Center to a less-than-crowded audience of The National Baptist Convention. Meanwhile, the GOP ticket was also amping up its attention on Missouri. Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence hosted a town ...Continue Reading