“You notice it if you come to this country and try to be different.”— Kian Shafé, Iranian Immigrant Kian Shafé came to the United States in 1955 on a student visa from Tehran, Iran. The youngest of four children, he came to study in the U.S. after political shifts interrupted his education in Iran. In ...Continue Reading
Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winner Rich Hill follows three teenage boys, Andrew, Harley, and Appachey, as they struggle with isolation, broken families, and lack of opportunity in their Missouri town, where the idea of the American Dream may remain elusively out of reach, but the desire for a better tomorrow remains. Explore the film’s local connections: ...Continue Reading
Downton Abbey’s Ed Speleers (Jimmy) on the choreography of serving food as a footman, in this exclusive scene from The Manners of Downton Abbey, airing Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, after Downton Abbey. #DowntonPBS
Cartoonist Robert Ripley gets a contract with Hearst for $100,000 a year, increasing his income ten fold, and calling for one cartoon per day year-round. “Believe It or Not” enters the American lexicon. American Experience – Ripley: Believe It or Not
Enter the world of Edwardian manners with Alastair Bruce, historical advisor to “Downton Abbey.” Bruce and the series’ leading cast members explain how they re-create the authentic etiquette of aristocrats and servants. See the special documentary, The Manners of Downton Abbey, on KCPT immediately following ‘Manor of Speaking.’
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