The search for a “cure” for cancer is the greatest epic in the history of science, spanning centuries and continents. This episode follows that centuries-long search, but centers on the story of Sidney Farber, who, defying conventional wisdom in the late 1940s, introduces the modern era of chemotherapy, eventually galvanizing a “war on cancer.” Interwoven ...Continue Reading
Meet the three men who want to be Mayor of Kansas City for the next four years. We take our cameras inside the only debate before this upcoming Mayoral election and truth check the candidates’ answers. From Flatland: Mayoral candidates differ widely on issues: Three candidates for Kansas City mayor gathered for their first, and likely ...Continue Reading
Are there more stars out there than grains of sand on Earth? It’s Okay To Be Smart from PBS Digital Studios explores the question. Thanks to advanced space telescopes, we’ve been able to peer farther into deep time and the distant universe than we ever thought possible, and we might finally be able to answer these mind-boggling ...Continue Reading
Architect Moshe Safdie’s extraordinary new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts provides the stunning backdrop for a performance-documentary that profiles the Grammy Award-winning Kansas City Symphony, their vibrant artistic director and conductor Michael Stern, and the radiant, celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato. This special tracks DiDonato’s nostalgic return to her hometown after a triumphant appearance with ...Continue Reading
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Writer Michael Atchison shares the backstory of Christine McVie's return to Fleetwood Mac, recreating the band's classic lineup, making a world tour stop at Kansas City's Sprint Center this Saturday.