First-time filmmaker Bing Liu’s documentary Minding the Gap is a coming-of-age saga of three skateboarding friends in their Rust Belt hometown. While navigating a complex relationship between his camera and his friends, Bing explores the gap between fathers and sons, between discipline and domestic abuse and ultimately that precarious chasm between childhood and becoming an adult. Watch now.
In his latest Making $ense blog, PBS NewsHour's Phil Moeller digs deep into the more than $980 billion U.S. households spent on health care in 2017, which works out to more than $3,200 per person, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ annual report on health spending. The report breaks down the percentage of those total expenses covered by insurers, paid by government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and paid by patients out of pocket.
House committees discuss school safety, sports betting, and abortion, while the full House approves a student day of prayer. A Senate panel debates personal service contracts, and the full Senate passes animal welfare bills and an ignition interlock measure. Freshmen lawmakers from Paducah and Bowling Green share their legislative priorities.
The Senate votes to limit powers of the Kentucky Secretary of State, and the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee hears fixes to last year's tax law changes. Freshmen representatives from Louisa and Bowling Green discuss their priorities. The Legislative Black Caucus celebrates Black History Month, and lawmakers convene in the Old State Capitol. | Watch Now
Renee Shaw and guests talk about bail reform. Scheduled guests: State Senator John Schickel, R-Union; Rob Sanders, Commonwealth's Attorney for the 16th Judicial Circuit - Kenton County; State Representative John Blanton, R-Salyersville; B. Scott West, Deputy Public Advocate for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy. | Watch Now or Read a recap.
Margaret: The Rebel Princess
Learn how Princess Margaret’s life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution that transformed the western world during the 20th century, and redefined society’s image of the modern princess. | Watch Now
Dr. Tuckson speaks with J. Jude Thompson, president and CEO of Delta Dental of Kentucky, about the insurance company's mission to improve oral health in the commonwealth and about some recent innovations in improving dental care. | Watch now or read a program recap.