Great Zebra Exodus

Nature

Great Zebra Exodus

More than 20,000 zebras begin an ancient journey across the Kalahari's Makgadikgadi Pans in Africa each year. This spectacular migration reveals the trials, triumphs, and fascinating social bonds that hold zebra families together.

Harry Caudill: A Man of Courage

Harry Caudill: A Man of Courage

Harry Caudill wrote "Night Comes to the Cumberlands" in 1963, drawing national attention to poverty in Appalachia. This film explores his life and career as a writer, a state representative, and a champion for the people of Eastern Kentucky. It features a rare interview with his widow, Anne Frye Caudill.

Iraq Uncovered

Frontline

Iraq Uncovered

What's happening in the places where ISIS has been pushed out? Correspondent Ramita Navai reports from a hidden front in Iraq's war.

New Legislation from the 2017 General Assembly

Kentucky Tonight

New Legislation from the 2017 General Assembly

Renee Shaw and her guests discuss major legislative issues from the 2017 General Assembly as it nears conclusion. Scheduled guests: Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester; Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown; Kentucky Senate Minority Floor Leader Ray Jones, D-Pikeville; and Kentucky House Minority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy Hook.

The Bad Kids

Independent Lens

The Bad Kids

Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative school for students at risk of dropping out. Black Rock educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give these underserved students command of their own futures.

News of the Week: March 17, 2017

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: March 17, 2017

Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including debate in the legislature over a public charter school bill and other happenings from Frankfort. Guests: Ryland Barton from Kentucky Public Radio; Jack Brammer from the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Morgan Watkins from the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

Nature

Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

Follow a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the Himalayan forests. The survival of this unique monkey society depends on strong defensive strategies and cooperation of the group.

The Equinox Isn’t What You Think It Is

It's Okay to be Smart

The Equinox Isn’t What You Think It Is

Is the equinox really when day equals night, or is that a myth?

Connecting Silicon Valley with Silicon Hollow

Connecting Silicon Valley with Silicon Hollow

U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (KY-5) and Gov. Matt Bevin – co-chairs of SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) – welcome U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) of Silicon Valley; Earl Gohl, Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission; as well as leaders in education, business, and economic development to an event with Interapt in Paintsville, Ky. The event focused on connecting Silicon Valley with 'Silicon Holler' and helping revitalize the economy in Eastern Kentucky. Panel moderated by KET’s Renee Shaw.

March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017

Kentucky is on track to become the 44th state to legalize charter schools. Tensions and tempers flare on the last legislative work day before a 10-day recess for the governor to consider vetoes.