The Life and Writing of Harper Lee

Itzhak Perlman: American Masters

The Life and Writing of Harper Lee

"To Kill a Mockingbird" is a classic of literature that has touched readers around the world. American Masters details how Harper Lee came to write the story and explores the novel's Deep South setting as well as the social changes it inspired.

The Novels That Help Us Find Ourselves

Great American Read

The Novels That Help Us Find Ourselves

The Great American Read explores how the books we love answer the age-old question “Who am I?” From life lessons to spiritual journeys, novels like "The Catcher in the Rye" and "The Outsiders" help us understand our own identities and find our places in the world.

Energy and the Environment

Kentucky Tonight

Energy and the Environment

Renee Shaw and guests discuss issues related to energy and the environment. Guests: State Rep. Jim Gooch, R-Providence, Natural Resources and Energy Committee Chair; State Rep. McKenzie Cantrell, D-Louisville, Natural Resources and Energy Committee Member; Tyler White, Kentucky Coal Association President; and Chris Woolery, Mountain Association for Community Economic Development energy specialist.

Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey

Itzhak Perlman: American Masters

Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey

Discover the life and work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero, a Mexican American who was born and raised in segregated Arizona town. His career included collaborations with architect Frank Lloyd Wright and sculptor Alexander Calder. Although his work was acclaimed, his poignant story is largely unknown.

A Rock Star of the New York Art Scene

Itzhak Perlman: American Masters

A Rock Star of the New York Art Scene

It took less than a decade for Jean-Michel Basquiat to go from anonymous graffiti writer in Brooklyn to rock star of the art world. He lived fast, died young, and created thousands of paintings that are now featured in museums around the world. American Masters profiles the man who became one of most influential artists of the 20th century.

Wood Ducks, Tree Climbing Tips for Hunting, and More!

Kentucky Afield

Wood Ducks, Tree Climbing Tips for Hunting, and More!

This week we head to western Kentucky to band wood ducks. Then show you how to safely climb a tree for deer season. And lastly, we take a look at a deer quota hunt that took place on Kleber WMA.

University of Louisville President Dr. Neeli Bendapudi

Connections with Renee Shaw

University of Louisville President Dr. Neeli Bendapudi

Dr. Neeli Bendapudi, president of the University of Louisville, discusses student engagement; rebuilding confidence and trust in the institution; and U of L being a place to learn, work, and invest.

News of the Week: September 14, 2018

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: September 14, 2018

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest news on political races in the commonwealth. Scheduled guests: Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal.

The Great American Read’s Fall Kick-Off!

Great American Read

The Great American Read’s Fall Kick-Off!

The competition is heating up as host Meredith Vieira searches for America's best-loved novel.

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

Itzhak Perlman: American Masters

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

Margaret Mitchell published only one book during her lifetime. It sold millions of copies during the Great Depression and it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937. Watch as American Masters reveals the true story of the complex and mysterious woman who wrote "Gone with the Wind."