Aretha Franklin 1942 – 2018

Aretha Franklin 1942 – 2018

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...

Washington, D.C.

No Passport Required

Washington, D.C.

Chef Marcus Samuelsson dines, dances and dishes with the Ethiopian community in the nation’s capital. He enjoys staples like kifto and injera, and celebrates the culture through cooking, dance and a traditional coffee ceremony.

Our Man in Tehran (Part Two)

FRONTLINE

Our Man in Tehran (Part Two)

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.

Kentucky Education Policy

Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Education Policy

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.

PBS NewsHour

Breaking News from PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

Watch the latest PBS NewsHour episodes, read breaking news stories, and learn more about the issues behind national and world events.

Chicago Voices

Great Performances

Chicago Voices

Celebrate Chicago's vibrant music culture with performances by Renee Fleming, Broadway's Jessie Mueller, rap artist Lupe Fiasco, folk legend John Prine, pop and gospel singer Michelle Williams, and world-renowned tenor Matthew Polezani.

Non-Game Call-In

Kentucky Afield

Non-Game Call-In

Chad Miles and experts from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources answer questions from viewers about non-game wildlife and conservation issues.

Jessica Dueñas – 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Connections with Renee Shaw

Jessica Dueñas – 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

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.

News of the Week: August 10, 2018

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: August 10, 2018

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the political fallout from this year's Fancy Farm picnic held on Aug. 4. Scheduled guests: Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; Adam Beam, The Associated Press; and Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal.

Mountain Worlds

Wonders of Mexico

Mountain Worlds

Mountains dominate Mexico, shaping life and culture in this diverse land. Travel south to discover black bears, fiery volcanoes, exquisite birds and millions of monarch butterflies.