America Responds PBS coverage of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001
 
America Responds

KET and PBS provided extensive coverage of issues related to the September 11 terrorist attack and its aftermath. Following is a list of archived online video produced by KET.

Our parenting and child care page includes links to several helpful resources for parents and teachers on talking to children about traumatic events and safety.

ON THE WEB: VIDEO ARCHIVE

Kentucky Tonight, 3/24/03: Foreign policy experts from Kentucky colleges and universities discuss the war on Iraq. Bill Goodman hosts.

Homeland Security: Living in a Changed World and Homeland Security in Kentucky: Living in Uncertain Times: Two hour-long programs taped at a conference in Owensboro in November 2002—a panel discussion and a conference overview—examine issues related to homeland security at the federal, state, and local levels.

Kentucky Tonight, 11/11/02: Panelists debate what the United States should do about the threat from Iraq. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 9/9/02: Professors of international relations and political science update the war on terrorism and examine the direction of U.S. foreign policy. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 9/2/02: Panelists talk about the effectiveness and the civil liberties implications of federal homeland security policies. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 4/15/02: A discussion of airport security touches on issues of crime prevention and civil liberties. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 4/8/02: Legal experts and officials who work with immigrants debate possible new restrictions on immigration and foreign visitors. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 4/1/02: Specialists in political science and international relations discuss the progress and consequences of America’s war on terrorism. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 3/25/02: Law enforcement officials and counterterrorism experts talk about homeland security in Kentucky. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 10/29/01: Panelists and viewers discuss the war on terrorism, both in Afghanistan and on the home front. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 10/22/01: Psychologists give advice on coping with shock, sadness, and fear caused by the terrorist attack, the American military response, and continuing threats. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 10/15/01: Experts in microbiology, counterterrorism, and emergency preparedness discuss the threat of biological or chemical attacks and Kentucky’s readiness. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 10/8/01: Kentucky Muslims talk about the tenets of Islam and about life as Arab Americans. Bill Goodman hosts.

Kentucky Tonight, 10/1/01: Counselors and psychologists offer advice on talking with children about the tragedies of September 11 and answer viewers’ questions. Bill Goodman hosts.

A Service of Prayer and Worship: Churches across Central Kentucky dismissed their own evening services on Sunday, September 16 so that members could participate in this non-denominational community prayer service remembering victims, family members, and rescue workers. KET aired the service live from Frankfort’s Farnham Dudgeon Civic Center.

Comment on Kentucky, 9/14/01: Michael Desch of the University of Kentucky’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, David Hawpe of the Courier-Journal, and Rev. Nancy Jo Kemper of the Kentucky Council of Churches discuss possible U.S. responses with host Al Smith.

ON THE AIR: NEWS PROGRAMS ON KET

For continuing coverage and analysis of news events, tune in to these regular series:

  • The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
    weeknights at 7:00/6:00 pm CT on KET1
    with updated edition at midnight/11:00 pm CT on KET2

  • BBC World News
    weekdays at 6:00/5:00 am CT on KET2
    weeknight at 7:00/6:00 pm CT on KET2
    weeknights at 11:00/10:00 pm CT on KET1

  • Inside Washington
    Saturdays at 4:30/3:30 am CT on KET1

  • Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street
    Sundays at 11:30/10:30 am CT on KET2
    Sundays at 1:00 pm/12:00 n CT on KET1

  • The McLaughlin Group
    Fridays at 8:30/7:30 pm CT on KET1
    Fridays at 10:00/9:00 pm CT on KET2
    Sundays at 10:30/9:30 am CT on KET2

  • NOW with Bill Moyers
    Fridays at 9:00/8:00 pm CT on KET2
    Fridays at 10:00/9:00 pm CT on KET1
    Saturdays at 2:00/1:00 am CT and 4:00/3:00 am CT on KET2

  • Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
    Saturdays at 6:30/5:30 am CT on KET1
    Sundays at 3:30/2:30 pm CT on KET2

  • To the Contrary
    Fridays at 7:30/6:30 pm CT on KET2
    Sundays at 10:00/9:00 am CT on KET2
    Sundays at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET1

  • Wall $treet Week with Fortune
    Fridays at 8:30/7:30 pm CT on KET2
    Fridays at 9:30/8:30 pm CT on KET1
    Saturdays at 1:30/12:30 am CT and 3:30/2:30 am CT on KET2

  • Washington Week
    Fridays at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET2
    Fridays at 9:00/8:00 pm CT on KET1
    Saturdays at 1:00/12:00 am CT and 3:00/2:00 am CT on KET2
    Sundays at 11:00/10:00 am CT on KET2