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Thursday 8/1/2013

Midnight EDT

KET
Workplace Essential SkillsClosed CaptionedWatch Online!
#115 "Writing Memos and Letters" [TV-G]
The importance of knowing the audience and purpose for your memos and letters and the appropriate formats to use in various circumstances. Watch Online
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2958 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KETKY
GethsemaniClosed CaptionedKY
[TV-G]
Explores life at the Abbey of Gethsemani in Nelson County, one of the best-known monasteries in the world, showcasing its beauty and serenity while examining the struggles of those who live there. Produced and directed by Morgan Atkinson with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production, this program received a Gabriel Award from the Catholic Academy for Communications Arts Professionals.
 

12:30 am Thursday, August 1

KET
Katmai: Alaska's Wild PeninsulaHigh Definition
[TV-G]
Filmmaker John Grabowska reveals the wilderness of the Alaska Peninsula, a cloud-cloaked landscape where bears outnumber people and the sockeye salmon run is the largest in the world. [High-Definition]
KET2
Tavis SmileyHigh Definition
#2957 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
 

1:00

KET
Charlie RoseHigh Definition
#19158 [TV-RE]
[High-Definition]
KET2
NatureHigh Definition
#2805 "Revealing the Leopard" [TV-PG]
Leopards are the ultimate cat. They are the most feline, the most intelligent, the most dangerous and, until recently, one of the least understood. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas MertonClosed CaptionedKY
[TV-PG]
The remarkable life and lasting impact of Thomas Merton, one of the spiritual masters of the 20th century. Shot mainly at Merton's Kentucky home, the Abbey of Gethsemani, the program examines Merton's life in Kentucky, the transformations he experienced, and how his influence as a writer and social critic has continued since his death in 1968. Produced by Morgan Atkinson with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

2:00

KET
Wind GodsHigh Definition
[TV-G]
This thrilling, action-packed documentary details the story of the 33rd America's Cup yacht race, a powerful celebration of life on the ocean, and the men and women who seek to conquer it. Jeremy Irons narrates. [High-Definition]
KET2
NovaHigh Definition
#4004 "Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?" [TV-14]
A team of expert investigators employ state-of-the-art forensic and behavioral science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to Lindbergh's baby and why. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Uncommon Vision: The Life and Times of John Howard GriffinHigh Definition
[TV-G]
John Howard Griffin is best known as the white man who in 1959 disguised himself as a black man and then traveled anonymously through the heart of Dixie. From his experiences he wrote Black Like Me. This film focuses on Griffin's social activism and examines how a spiritual commitment led him from a segregated childhood in Fort Worth to fighting with the French Underground, sustained him during ten years of blindness incurred by war injuries, and inspired him during a prolific creative life as a writer/photographer. A Morgan Atkinson production. [High-Definition]
 

3:00

KET
Call The MidwifeHigh Definition
#207 [TV-14]
Cynthia administers daily insulin to a man who consistently belittles his wife. Jenny looks after a black mother-to-be who is subjected to racial prejudice. Everyone is thrilled when Chummy and Peter return from Sierra Leone with a surprise. [High-Definition]
KET2
Nazi Mega WeaponsHigh Definition
#103 "V2 Rocket" [TV-PG]
The story of how scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and laid the technological foundations for the space race. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in KentuckyKYWatch Online!
[TV-PG]
Based on interviews collected for the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project, this documentary explores Kentucky's civil rights history and presents the personal experiences of men and women who recall life in a segregated society and the struggle to bring about social justice. Produced by Arthur Rouse and Joan Brannon for the Kentucky Oral History Commission/Kentucky Historical Society. Betsy Brinson, executive producer. Watch Online
 

4:00

KET
Dickens' Secret LoverHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
Chronicles 19th century British novelist Charles Dickens clandestine relationship with a young actress. When Dickens was 45 years-old and married with nine children, he met Nelly Ternan, an 18 year-old actress with whom he fell hopelessly in love. Ultimately, the strain of his double life resulted in a premature death for the highly gifted yet deeply troubled artist. [High-Definition]
KET2
Ride Along the Lincoln HighwayHigh Definition
[TV-G]
Rick Sebak travels across America's first transcontinental highway, checking out the changing landscape along the route from Times Square to San Francisco. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Kentucky's Underground Railroad—Passage to FreedomKYWatch Online!
An account of the fugitive slave movement in Kentucky, focusing on those who lived in Kentucky and sought to escape to the North. A 2000 KET production. Watch Online
 

5:00

KET
Sit and Be FitHigh Definition
#1317 "Keep The Fun In Functional Fitness" [TV-G]
[High-Definition]
KET2
Great Old Amusement ParksHigh Definition
[TV-G]
Long before the giant theme parks, the United States had numerous more modest parks, including Playland in Rye, NY; Holiday World in Santa Claus, IN; and California's Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Great ConversationsHigh Definition
#301 "David Plouffe and Richard Wolffe" [TV-G]
David Plouffe, political strategist and author of The Audacity to Win is interviewed by Richard Wolffe, award-winning journalist, political analyst for MSNBC, and author of Renegade: The Making of a President. Plouffe served as campaign manager for President Obama's primary and general election victories in 2008. After managing Obama's Presidential campaign, Plouffe set up Organizing for America to continue the initiatives of the campaign in everyday civic life. A 2010 KET production. [High-Definition]
 

5:30

KET
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde TechniqueHigh Definition
#902 "Pain Relief: Foot Pain Workout" [TV-G]
[High-Definition]
 

6:00

KET
Wai Lana YogaClosed Captioned
#110 "Soothe Your Nerves" [TV-G]
KET2
Clifford the Big Red DogHigh Definition
#208 "Embarrassing Moments/Lucky Charm" [TV-Y]
When Vaz rips his pants during a soccer game, everyone tries to make him feel better by telling him about their own embarrassing moments—except Jetta, who insists that these sorts of things never happen to her. Emily Elizabeth loses her lucky stone and, with it, her self-confidence. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Headwaters: Real Stories from Rural AmericaClosed CaptionedKY
#204 "His Eye Is on the Sparrow/Girls' Hoops" [TV-G]
His Eye Is on the Sparrow profiles Ethel Caffie-Austin, a daughter of the coalfields and West Virginia's "First Lady of Gospel Music." Girls' Hoops explores the history of girls' high school basketball in Kentucky, including its first heyday in the 1920s; the subsequent 42-year ban on statewide competition; its rebirth in the 1970s; and its development into the fiercely competitive, popular sport it has become today.