For the third year in a row, we are putting on our sweaters to honor the anniversary of Fred Rogers’s congressional testimony that saved public media funding. On May 1, 1969, America’s beloved neighbor and public television icon, Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Communications to ask that they ...Continue Reading
Let me introduce you to 92-year-old Phyllis Rauh. We first met Phyllis at the Grandview Park Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Kansas at Easter services, where she came in a bit late, making a dramatic entrance. When we found out that she had joined the church in 1941 as a teenager—because all the teenagers in ...Continue Reading
Calling all members of the military, veterans, and military families: What music has meant the most to you during a deployment?
Program #1: Work Ethic: A Commitment to Work In this new and up-to-date program, young workers learn the importance of the global marketplace. As workers, they will be required to compete for employment with people of different nationalities from all over the world. What skills will best help them stay competitive? What can they bring ...Continue Reading
Point Taken‘s Kousha Navidar boils down the college debate to one word or less: debt. Is College Worth the Price Tag? Cast your vote online and watch the full debate on April 26 at 10:30, online and on KCPT.
It’s official: Mercy Street will return for a second season on PBS. Catch up on the entire first season of the Civil War drama on PBS.org.