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Monday 8/12/2013

Midnight EDT

KET2
Queen Victoria's EmpireHigh Definition
#103 "The Moral Crusade" [TV-G]
By 1861, Britain is the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth, and Disraeli and Gladstone are battling for control of its government. The purchase of the Suez Canal solidifies the British presence in the Middle East, igniting a stampede for the colonization of Africa. The Boer War leads to devastating losses and a reassessment of British purpose. [High-Definition]
KETKY
The Filson PresentsKYHigh Definition
#105 "Pen Bogert - From Brass Bands to Jazz"
Pen Bogert discusses how free African-Americans led popular string and brass bands in Louisville in the antebellum era, thereby providing a direct link between antebellum music and the origins of jazz in the city. [High-Definition]
 

12:28 am Monday, August 12

KETKY
Kentucky LifeClosed CaptionedKYWatch Online!
#1222 "Dr. Clark's Kentucky Treasures" [TV-G]
A special expanded edition tours 11 places designated by the late historian Dr. Thomas Clark as sites every Kentuckian should visit: the Abbey of Gethsemani, Augusta, the Cane Ridge Meeting House, Cumberland Gap, the Falls of the Ohio, the Fitchburg Iron Furnace, Land Between the Lakes, Lilley Cornett Woods, Mammoth Cave, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, and the Speed Art Museum. A 2006 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett. Watch Online
 

12:30

KET
One to One with Bill GoodmanKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#831 "Dr. Eugenia Wang"
Bill speaks with Dr. Eugenia Wang, the Gheens Foundation chair in Aging Research at the University of Louisville. [High-Definition] Watch Online
 

1:00

KET
European JournalClosed Captioned
#3132 "Greece's million refugees are considered undesirables" [TV-G]
 

1:30

KET
Scully/The World ShowClosed Captioned
#1616 [TV-G]
 

2:00

KET
Theater TalkClosed Captioned
#625 "Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Show Off Their Kinky Boots" [TV-G]
A look at Kinky Boots with Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein who created the new musical.
KET2
Lafayette: The Lost HeroHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
The story of the Marquis de Lafayette and his quest to bring democracy to America and France, through the eyes of Sabine Renault Sabloniere, a 21st century descendant. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Gentleman from Kentucky: John Sherman CooperKY
A 1989 KET documentary on the life and political career of the revered statesman.
 

2:30

KET
On StoryHigh Definition
#307 "James Franco: A Look Inside 127 Hours" [TV-G]
James Franco reveals his unique experience working on 127 Hours followed by the Voice Over, about a few extreme situations that literally take your breath away. [High-Definition]
 

3:00

KET
American MastersHigh Definition
#2207 "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women" [TV-PG]
The author of Little Women was actually a free thinker with democratic ideals and progressive values about women — and the pseudonymous author of 19th-century potboilers. [High-Definition]
KET2
Note by Note (The Making of Steinway L1037)High Definition
[TV-G]
Follows the creation of a Steinway concert grand piano, #L1037 - from the Alaska forest to the concert hall. It explores the relationship between musician and instrument, chronicles the manufacturing process, and illustrates what makes each piano unique in this age of mass production. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious AmericanKYHigh Definition
A documentary about the great Kentucky emancipationist that follows his bold and fearless journey through the 19th century landscape of bitter politics and duels, palatial homes and beautiful women, slavery, the Civil War, and a diplomatic mission which led to the purchase of Alaska. A Michael Breeding MEDIA production. [High-Definition]
 

4:00

KET2
William Kentridge: Anything Is PossibleHigh Definition
[TV-PG]
Provides an in-depth meeting with the artist William Kentridge, as he stages "The Nose" for The Metropolitan Opera. The film follows Kentridge on an international journey - from Paris to Sydney, from Johannesburg to New York - as he works on "The Nose" and its "satellite pieces." [High-Definition]
KETKY
Mission Appalachia: The Story of Red BirdKYHigh Definition
The Red Bird Mission has been described as one of the most comprehensive mission sites in the world.  Nearly 3,000 volunteers journey to Appalachia from all across the United States to bring relief and support to fellow Americans. This documentary follows very personal stories of hope and resilience of the mountain people who refer to it simply, and affectionately, as "Red Bird." [High-Definition]
 

4:30

KET
She Wrote 'My Friend Flicka'High Definition
[TV-G]
My Friend Flicka, written in 1941, and made into a movie, was actually inspired by a ranch in Wyoming. The author, Mary O'Hara, became famous for this and other books about wild horses in the West. This documentary recounts her life, her love of writing, and her inspiration in Wyoming. [High-Definition]
 

5:00

KET
GED Connection en EspanolClosed Captioned
#106 "Estilo de escritura y selección de palabras" [TV-G]
Purpose and audience affect how authors compose various kinds of written pieces.
KET2
History DetectivesHigh Definition
#501 "3-D Cuban Missile Crisis/Amos 'n' Andy Record/Women's Suffrage Painting" [TV-PG]
A woman in Portland, OR has a portable projection screen that may have ties to the Cuban Missile Crisis. A man in Lakeland, FL shows an aluminum record with the words "Amos 'n' Andy" handwritten on its label. And a woman from League City, TX wants the story behind a watercolor painting printed with the words "Official Program Woman Suffrage Procession Washington D.C. March 3, 1913." [High-Definition]
KETKY
Southern SexKY
A look at the reality behind the stereotypes and myths of the Southern belle and coal miner's daughter. Twelve Kentucky women share their intimate thoughts about love, marriage, and happiness. Produced by the Cafe Sisters, Eren McGinnis and Christine Fugate, with support from the KET Fund for Independent Production.
 

5:30

KET
Roadtrip NationHigh Definition
#901 "Portland - Cambridge" [TV-PG]
A new team of Roadtrippers interviews Brother Stavros at the New Skete monastery in New York. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Smoke Free: A Matter of Public HealthKY
Using data from Lexington restaurants, this program explores how smoking bans really work and create healthier lifestyles.
 

6:00

KET
Wai Lana YogaClosed Captioned
#117 "Striking Cobra and Headstand" [TV-G]
KET2
Clifford the Big Red DogHigh Definition
#138 "Topsy-Turvy Day/Clifford's Charm School" [TV-Y]
Jetta and Emily trade dogs for the island's annual Topsy-Turvy Day, and Jetta ends up learning a lesson about being bossy. Cleo and Mac try to teach Clifford some special "fancy" manners for the party Mrs. Bleakman is giving for her book club members, but in the end Clifford saves the day by just being himself. [High-Definition]
KETKY
Dialogue on Public IssuesKYHigh Definition
#442 "Alan Haven"
A discussion with Alan Haven, a production assistant with WLCU-TV and former CU student. [High-Definition]