Ralph Stanley, 1927 — 2016

Ralph Stanley, 1927 — 2016

Ralph Stanley, a seminal figure in bluegrass music for more than half a century, died June 23 at the age of 89. His unmistakable voice, masterful banjo playing, and wide-ranging repertoire set the standard for traditional "cured and aged" bluegrass. Back in 2011, he gave a tour of the Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center in Clintwood, Va. See more coverage from PBS NewsHour.

Derrick Ramsey: Life After Football

Conversations with Champions

Derrick Ramsey: Life After Football

Billy Reed speaks with Derrick Ramsey, secretary of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet, who was a quarterback and tight end at the University of Kentucky and went on to play pro football for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, New England Patriots, and the Detroit Lions.

The Great Polar Bear Feast

The Great Polar Bear Feast

Every year, up to 80 polar bears gather on the frozen shores of Barter Island, near the village of Kaktovik, to feast on the hunter-harvested bowhead whale remains. This extraordinary gathering turns dangerous as the whale bones are picked bare, and the huge group of polar bears heads for the town.

Cavemen to Kings

The Greeks

Cavemen to Kings

Uncover the origin story of Western civilization, as the early Greeks rise from nothing and change everything — laying the groundwork for a revolution in human thought.

Oral Health Disparities: Too Few Dentists in Rural Kentucky

Kentucky Health

Oral Health Disparities: Too Few Dentists in Rural Kentucky

Bill Collins, DMD, current president of the Kentucky Dental Association and a practicing dentist in Pikeville, discusses the challenges of dentistry in rural Kentucky. Part of KET's Inside Oral Health initiative.

Immigration Front and Center in an Election Year

Kentucky Tonight

Immigration Front and Center in an Election Year

Bill and his guests discuss immigration. Scheduled guests: Nima Kulkarni, an international business and immigration lawyer in Louisville; Jessamine County Attorney Brian Goettl; Sarah Adkins, an immigration lawyer at the Maxwell Street Legal Clinic in Lexington; and Dan Rose, a Lexington lawyer and president of Americans First.

Trapped

Independent Lens

Trapped

Go inside the contentious issue of abortion rights through the story of health care providers in Texas, Mississippi, and Alabama who are struggling to comply with controversial TRAP laws (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers). The current case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, will decide whether these laws are constitutional.

The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Wellness

One to One with Bill Goodman

The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Wellness

Drs. Raynor Mullins and Wanda Gonsalves discuss oral health integration - coordinating oral health with primary medical and behavioral health care. Part of KET's Inside Oral Health Care initiative.

Your Brain on Tetris

Braincraft

Your Brain on Tetris

Even the simplest video games can impact the structure of our brains!