The White House is one of America’s most iconic buildings; it is a symbol of shared national history and is home to the most powerful person on Earth. Here the president charts the course for the country, and the First Family lives in the spotlight. It's home, office and a museum.
Nobel Prize winner and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel died July 2 at the age of 87. Back in the year 2000, he was interviewed on KET's Great Conversations as part of the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.
The greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history occurred on April 27, 1865, when the SS Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River and an estimated 1,800 passengers died, including 194 from Kentucky. Kentucky Life explores the history in this Emmy-nominated segment.
Take a nostalgic look at the events and people that have shaped the Ohio River Valley. Focusing on historic communities in southeastern Indiana, the documentary features pioneer life, wine tasting at the Swiss Colony at Vevay, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, steamboats, and the 1937 flood.