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Web site: http://www.ket.org/kentucky/timecapsule.htm

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A wide-ranging look at Kentucky via material drawn from more than 20 films created by Al Shands in the 1970s. A KET production.

TV Schedule

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Whose Child Is This? #124
An award-winning film on the problem of child abuse, circa the early 1970s.

  • KETKY Sunday, July 27 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 5 at 7:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 5 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 7 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Maestro (Part 1) #114
A portrait of Moritz Bomhard, who studied music at Leipzig and Juilliard, taught at Princeton, and in 1952 came to Louisville to create the Kentucky Opera.

  • KETKY Sunday, July 27 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, July 29 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Tell Me Where It Hurts #123
In the early 1970s, a group of Kentucky health officials visited rural areas and Louisville's inner city to investigate the quality and availability of health care—and were shocked by the injustices they found.

  • KETKY Tuesday, July 29 at 7:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 28 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 30 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! A Dream Come True #101 [TV-G]
A look at the history of Jenkins—a town built from scratch during the Kentucky coal boom—as reflected in an amazing cache of photographs taken more than 80 years ago.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 3 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 12 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Maestro (Part 2) #115
A portrait of Moritz Bomhard, who studied music at Leipzig and Juilliard, taught at Princeton, and in 1952 came to Louisville to create the Kentucky Opera.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 3 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 5 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Three for Kentucky (Part 1) #102 [TV-G]
Made for the U.S. bicentennial in 1976, this film looks at three Kentucky families who came to the state 200 years ago and have remained in the same places ever since. Journalist Al Smith meets a horse breeder from the Bluegrass, a small-town lawyer, and a man of the woods who hunts with a long rifle.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 10 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 19 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! In the Name of Progress #116
During the 1950s and '60s, Louisville lost much of its unique architectural heritage when old buildings and entire neighborhoods were torn down for high-rises, expressways, and "urban renewal." The reaction that emerged in the '70s was led by such critics as former mayor Charles Farnsley.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 10 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 12 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Three for Kentucky (Part 2) #103 [TV-G]
Journalist Al Smith continues his interviews with three Kentuckians whose families have lived in the state since the nation's founding.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 17 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 26 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Forgotten People, Forgotten Land #117
Suburban growth in the 1950s and '60s brought many problems to southwest Jefferson County, where poor zoning, a lack of services, and government neglect created frustration and resentment.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 17 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 19 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Craziest Thing You Ever Saw #104 [TV-G]
In the mid-1970s, Louisville searched for a way to bring life and excitement to its declining downtown. For some, the solution was a clock created by sculptor Barney Bright.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 24 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 2 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! A Symptom of the '70s #118
Louisville's public transportation system had once been a source of pride. But by the early 1970s, it was in terrible condition, and the buses were on the brink of stopping forever. The city seemed caught in a bureaucratic daze, unable or unwilling to take bold action to save the system.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 24 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 26 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! All We Are Saying/Reminiscence #105 [TV-G]
All We Are Saying looks at the 1970 March on Washington to protest the Vietnam War. In Reminiscence, an elderly woman who had been a Shaker looks back on a community filled with peace and order.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 31 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Valery and Galina Panov: In Tandem #119
In the 1970s, Valery and Galina Panov, talented Russian dancers persecuted for their religious and political beliefs, came to Louisville to perform with the local dance company.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 31 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 2 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! In the American Way #106 [TV-G]
Looks back at urban renewal in Louisville in the 1970s, including the destruction that was required to make way for new development, and at the opposition voices who argued that "quality of life" could not be measured by concrete. Prominent among them was Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry.

  • KETKY Sunday, September 7 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 10 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Three To Make Ready #120
In 1971, three men had big plans for downtown Louisville: One was transforming the city's riverfront, another was building its tallest building, and still another wanted to turn Fourth Street into a pedestrian mall.

  • KETKY Sunday, September 7 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 9 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! With Hands and Heart #107 [TV-G]
Two centuries ago, the Shakers established a community in Kentucky called Pleasant Hill. Helen Hayes narrates this look at life inside the community, drawn from letters and other historical documents.

  • KETKY Sunday, September 14 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Backside #121
A visit to the backside of Churchill Downs—the stable area where the jockeys, trainers, and exercisers work—from 1976.

  • KETKY Sunday, September 14 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 16 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! A Time Remembered #108 [TV-G]
A look back at Louisville's early history, from the first settlement on Corn Island in 1778 to the end of the 19th century. By the mid-1800s, Louisville had become one of the most important cities in the country. At the end of the century, the steamboat era came to an end, and the city's economy made the transition to railroad transportation.

  • KETKY Sunday, September 21 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! All Your Parts Don't Wear Out at the Same Time #122
In the 1970s, "old age" began to get a new image. Research and greater understanding of exercise and diet led to the realization that old age could be a time of vigorous activity. But how do you tell a society obsessed with youth about the value of having old people around? Actors Theatre of Louisville created a program to help old people spread the word about their worth.

  • KETKY Sunday, September 21 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 23 at noon EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Those Were the Days #109 [TV-G]
Looks back at Louisville in the early 20th century, from the first appearances of automobiles and airplanes to World War I and the Roaring '20s.

  • KETKY Sunday, September 28 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Endless Wait #110
A look at the Great Depression in Louisville. Just when New Deal programs and a business recovery seemed to be starting to turn things around, the devastating Ohio River flood of 1937 plunged the city into crisis again.

  • KETKY Sunday, October 5 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 5 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Knee High to a Sculpture #111
In the early 1970s—before she became a playwright and won both a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award—Marsha Norman worked in her hometown of Louisville as a social worker, teacher, and freelance writer. In this film, young Marsha makes Louisville's statues "talk" for a group of schoolchildren.

  • KETKY Sunday, October 12 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 12 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Earthmother #112
Nell Marsh—"Earthmother" to just about everybody who knew her—ran a halfway house to help men move from prison to life outside.

  • KETKY Sunday, October 19 at 1:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 19 at 2:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 pm EDT
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Official web site: http://www.ket.org/kentucky/timecapsule.htm

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