Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
In conjunction with the three-part series "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," KET will be airing a number of cancer-related programming, including a live call-in special.
Nurse Barbara Gilbert arrives at Nonnatus and, after a disastrous start, earns the respect of her colleagues by helping a new mother overcome difficulties. Trixie faces one of the most emotionally draining cases of her career, and the Turners broker a domestic deal that breaks the mold for the 1950s and 60s. Sister Evangelina finally agrees to undergo tests for her abdominal pain.
The death knell sounds in the Selfridge household, but so do wedding bells. Harry has a new cause. So does Lord Locksley.
Kentucky Life explores the work of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE (Personal Responsibility In a Desirable Environment), an initiative started in 1997 by Congressman Hal Rogers and the late General James Bickford. Their vision was to encourage citizens to take responsibility for protecting the environment and provide the education and resources they need to do so.
Gilbert Friedell, MD, and J. Isaac Joyner, MPH, discuss their book, "The Great Diabetes Epidemic: A Manifesto for Control and Prevention." The book advocates taking a public health approach to addressing diabetes, emphasizes prevention of diabetes-related complications, and encourages more community responsiveness.
Lawmakers were working into the wee hours on Tuesday, March 24, to send the governor measures on the gas tax, dating violence prevention, and income tax check-off programs to benefit pediatric cancer research and rape crisis centers. KET's Renee Shaw reports on the late-hour proceedings.
Watch the story of James A. Baker III, a remarkable politician and statesman who represents a time when a divided Congress got things done, and when presidents and politicians worked together.