Kentucky Tonight Live from Washington, D.C.
Live from Washington D.C., Renee Shaw and guests discuss the 116th Congress. Scheduled guests: U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-3rd Congressional District of Kentucky and chair of the House Budget Committee and U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-1st Congressional District of Kentucky.
This week, we visit a classroom where students learn a lot by keeping fish in an aquarium and then follow along as they head to the creek to learn more about aquatic life. Next, Ronnie Capps is the crappie king, and Realfoot Lake is home to some of the best fishing around. Last, we spend a beautiful summer night gigging and grabbing frogs.
Comment on Kentucky
Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest developments concerning a possible special legislative session. Scheduled guests: Annie Andersen, Spectrum News 1; Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville.
About 1 in 6 Americans were surprised by a medical bill after treatment in a hospital in 2017 despite having insurance, according to a study published June 20. On average, 16% of inpatient stays and 18% of emergency visits left a patient with at least one out-of-network charge. Read more in this report from Kaiser Health News and PBS NewsHour on the study based on large employer insurance claims.
Mississippi: Rivers of Life
The Nile is the world’s longest river. From elephants and leopards to extreme kayakers and ancient wonders, its great length provides a lifeline for Africa’s wildest beasts and for some of the world’s most incredible cultures. Watch now.
When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time
Discover the evolutionary secrets of some of the world’s most majestic creatures. From voracious crocodiles and acrobatic birds to stupendous whales and majestic elephants, WHEN WHALES WALKED follows top scientists on a global adventure as they follow clues from the fossil record and change what we thought we knew about the evolution of iconic beasts. Watch now.
At a pre-season party in small-town Steubenville, Ohio, the now-infamous sexual assault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team took place. Roll Red Roll is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep seated and social media-fueled “boys-will be-boys” culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America. Watch now.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss public education. Guests: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; Wayne Lewis, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education; Eric Kennedy, governmental relations director for the Kentucky School Boards Association; and Richard Innes, education analyst for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions.