FRONTLINE traces how a 40-year rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has fueled sectarian extremism across the Middle East for political gain. Correspondent Martin Smith travels to seven countries, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq and Yemen to examine how the power struggle has rippled across the region.
Sen. Joe Bowen introduces the pension reform bill. The House Education Committee acts on dyslexia measures. The Senate budget panel approves supports for police and firefighters. And results of the special election for an open House seat in Bullitt County.
Though much of its history was eclipsed by the explosiveness of the 1960s, the essential role the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) played in shaping black life, creating a black middle class and dismantling segregation cannot be overstated.
Severe Weather: Staying Safe
Experts answer viewers' questions about severe weather and how to prepare for storm season. Scheduled guests: Chris Allen, weather director for WBKO in Bowling Green; Michael Dossett, director, Kentucky Emergency Management; Joe Sullivan, warning coordination meteorologist, National Weather Service in Louisville; Steve Hensley, director, Kenton County Emergency Management; and Andrea Clifford, public information officer, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Department of Highways - Louisville District.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss violent crime. Scheduled guests: State Rep. Robert Benvenuti, R-Lexington; State Rep. Attica Scott, D-Louisville; Josh Crawford, co-executive director of the Pegasus Institute; and Ashley Spalding, senior policy analyst for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.
Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Maya Angelou led a prolific life. She inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Eric Burton, a neuro-oncologist with University of Louisville Physicians and Dr. Brian J. Williams, assistant professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Louisville.