Music Makes A City
Teddy Abrams takes a trip back to guest conduct at Michael Tilson Thomas' state-of-the-art New World Center in Miami.
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant. Scheduled guests: James Pilcher, investigative reporter, The Kentucky Enquirer; Lawrence Smith, reporter, WDRB-TV in Louisville; and Sam Youngman, political reporter, Lexington Herald-Leader.
Renee speaks with special education teacher Kellie Blair Hardt, who was featured in KET's series Dropping Back In. Hardt overcame homelessness, an absent mother, an alcoholic father and school expulsion to earn her GED. Currently pursuing a PhD., she received the National Education Association Foundation's 2013 Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence as one of the nation's top educators.
Music Makes A City
The Louisville Orchestra takes a risk by commissioning a new work from the innovative composer Sebastian Chang, who delivers a full-length first symphony.
Explore the remarkable life and groundbreaking ideas of biologist E.O Wilson, known as the Darwin of our age. His discovery of ant pheromones in the 1960s led him to start thinking about systems of communication in nature on a much grander scale. His lectures at Harvard were picketed and he was even physically attacked on stage at a scientific conference, all because he suggested that human nature could be studied scientifically.
When filmmaker Ken Dornstein was 19 years old, his older brother David was one of 189 Americans killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. In this three-part series, Dornstein embarks on a quest for answers -- diving deep into the case files, assembling a list of suspected plotters, and tracking them for almost five years across the Middle East and Europe.
Dr. Tuckson and his guest Dr. Khuda Dad Khan, MD, PhD, a hematologist/oncologist in Louisville, discuss new advances in chemotherapy.