Known to millions of readers, Madeleine L'Engle's beloved fantasy book "A Wrinkle in Time" is breaking into a new dimension: as a big-budget Disney film. Director Ava DuVernay is the first African-American woman to lead a $100 million film production, and is actively working to change the culture of Hollywood. Jeffrey Brown reports.
Murals of the Holocaust
For 20 years, students enrolled in Western Kentucky University's VAMPY program, a summer camp for Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth, have designed and created murals about the Holocaust. Watch as students work on the 2017 mural and explore Never Again, an exhibition of past murals at Louisville's Jewish Community Center.
2018 Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame
Kentucky authors bell hooks, Annie Fellows Johnston, John Fox Jr., and Walter Tevis are inducted into the 2018 Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.
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.
Robert Wright, author of Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, is interviewed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Expert appraisers examine 1920s amethyst jewelry and an Edward Curtis orotone. Plus, the Collectibles crew visits the Owensboro Fine Art Museum for a look at their extensive folk art collection.