Inland Kimberley is now so stiflingly hot, everything and everyone moves with caution – with the exception of gold diggers Honest John and Steve. The region's remaining waterholes are packed with animals, forced dangerously close. The coast is also a place to congregate. The humidity builds and finally, the skies explode with thunder and rain.
Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” ”I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. More from PBS NewsHour...
Thomas Erdbrink is one of the last Western journalists living in Iran. In this two-part series, he goes beyond the headlines and gets Iranians to reveal the intricacies of their private worlds as their country goes through a rollercoaster of changes — with a modernizing society pitted against ideologically conservative clerics.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss education. Scheduled guests: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; Stephanie Winkler, president of the Kentucky Education Association; Richard Innes, education analyst for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions; and Steven Gordon, associate fellow of the Pegasus Institute.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee speaks with Jessica Dueñas, the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, who is a special education teacher and will be among the founding educators at the new W.E.B. DuBois Academy in Jefferson County. She also writes about education issues as a contributor to the Louisville Courier Journal.