In Memoriam: O. Leonard Press

In Memoriam: O. Leonard Press

O. Leonard Press, KET’s founder and first executive director, died Wednesday, July 31 at the age of 97. A visionary with a dream of bringing quality learning resources to every community across the commonwealth, Press first thought of creating a statewide public television network in the late 1950s and worked tirelessly for years to make his idea a reality. Since its debut in 1968, KET has touched countless citizens, both young and old, transforming individuals and the state along the way.

Preventing Youth Suicide: A KET Forum

Preventing Youth Suicide: A KET Forum

This forum, hosted by Renee Shaw, explores the alarming rise in youth suicide, examining its root causes and highlighting the most effective strategies for prevention.

A Vote Against Life Expectancy

The Open Mind

A Vote Against Life Expectancy

Vanderbilt University Center for Medicine, Health, and Society director Jonathan Metzl discusses his new book Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America's Heartland. Watch now.

Fox Tales

Nature

Fox Tales

Intelligent, resilient and bold, the red fox can change its behavior to thrive in new environments, from urban locales to the Arctic tundra. New scientific research offers a fascinating look into the secret life of these foxes.

Southwest Florida

Family Pictures USA

Southwest Florida

Visit Ft. Myers and the Paradise Coast, home to ranchers, Native Americans and fishing communities. Explore cattle country in rural Florida and meet a family of migrant workers who now own the company that harvests the produce. Watch now.

News of the Week: Aug. 16, 2019

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: Aug. 16, 2019

Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news from around the state, including the latest on the general election political races and a move by the University of Louisville to purchase Jewish Hospital. Guests: Lawrence Smith from WDRB-TV in Louisville; Deborah Yetter from the Louisville Courier-Journal; and Wes Swietek from the Bowling Green Daily News.

Happy Winter

POV

Happy Winter

Every summer on Palermo's Mondello beach, over 1,000 cabins are built in preparation of the Ferragosto holiday. Centered around a family who goes into debt, three women holding onto the feeling of youth, and a politician seeking votes, Happy Winter portrays a vanity fair of beach goers hiding behind the memory of a social status that the economic crisis of recent years has compromised. Watch now.

The Planets: Ice Worlds

NOVA

The Planets: Ice Worlds

In the far reaches of the solar system, Uranus and Neptune dazzle with unexpected rings, supersonic winds, and dozens of moons. And NASA’s New Horizons gets a stunning up-close view of Pluto before venturing deep into the Kuiper Belt. Watch now

North Carolina

Family Pictures USA

North Carolina

Discover how this historically rural state built on tobacco and textiles is rapidly changing. Entrepreneurs find a warm welcome in Durham, Native Americans come home to ancestral lands, and families separated by race and class work toward healing. Watch now.

Energy Policy in Kentucky

Kentucky Tonight

Energy Policy in Kentucky

Renee Shaw and guests discuss energy in Kentucky, including the current and future states of coal, solar, and other sources of energy, and its impact on workers and consumers. Scheduled guests: Tyler White, president of the Kentucky Coal Association; Tom FitzGerald, director of the Kentucky Resources Council; Matt Partymiller, co-owner of Solar Energy Solutions; and Lonnie Bellar, chief opeating officer for LG&E and KU.

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