9/11 Inside the Pentagon VIDEO
Marking the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S., this program tells the rarely told stories of the attack that took place at the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense, in which 184 people died. As most of the media coverage of the events of September 11 focused on ...Continue Reading
See how artists engage the culture around them and how art allows viewers to see the world in new ways as 16 featured artists are grouped by their unique and revealing relationships to the places where they live: Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Vancouver. The artists share universal experiences through their life stories and creative works: resistance, pleasure, mortality, and the ...Continue Reading
Michael Gambon stars as Winston Churchill in this dramatization of Churchill’s life-threatening stroke. Set during the summer months of 1953 Churchill—now Prime Minister for the second time and in his late 70’s—suffers a life-threatening stroke, which is kept secret from the world. Told from the viewpoint of his young Nurse, Millie Appleyard, the drama follows ...Continue Reading
Black Ballerina VIDEO
Black Ballerina is a story of passion, opportunity, heartbreak and triumph of the human spirit. Set in the overwhelmingly white world of classical dance, it tells the stories of several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet. Sixty years ago, while pursuing their dreams of careers in classical dance, Joan Myers Brown, ...Continue Reading
PBS KIDS has some great resources to help make back-to-school a smooth and enjoyable transition for both kids and parents. Get a BTS checklist and help with school lunches from PBS Parents, plus watch a week of new BTS-themed episodes from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood on KCPT.
Families with kids of all ages stepped inside KCPT’s production trailer at the 2016 Touch-A-Truck event at the Overland Park Convention Center. PBS KIDS’ Arthur made an appearance to an excited crowd. A “swag” table was stocked with Flatland colored pencils, KCPT crayons, PBS Kids program schedules for KCPT viewers, The Bridge magnets, The Cat in ...Continue Reading