Young hands learn an old craft and put their quilts on display in Jeffersontown; Kentucky Life remembers when the Cincinnati Bengals held its training camp at Georgetown College; Fred Keams celebrates his Native American heritage by making and playing flutes; and Kerry Breitenstein designs "killer" board games in northern Kentucky. Kentucky Life Moment: The Kentucky Castle in Versailles.
The Warrior Tradition tells the astonishing, heartbreaking, inspiring, and largely untold story of Native Americans in the United States military. The film relates the stories of Native American warriors from their own points of view – stories of service and pain, of courage and fear. Watch now.
In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, KET looks back at Kentucky Life episodes honoring those who have served our nation. Enjoy these episodes, which include features on the USA Cares nonprofit organization that helps post 9-11 veterans, canine therapy dogs for veterans, the Tuskegee Airmen, and World War I hero Sgt. Alvin York.
In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, enjoy this Kentucky Life episode from last May, where we follow World War II veterans as they board a flight honoring their service to our nation and visit Washington, D.C.
Historians bring Civil War soldiers' lives into focus at Camp Nelson in Jessamine County; the Honor Guard at Camp Nelson escorts veterans to their final rest; Jaime Corum paints portraits of the world's most famous horses; and the Art Deco Coca Cola bottling plant in Paducah gets a second chance at being a landmark. Kentucky Life Moment: Tour B-24 "Diamond Lil" at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington.
Decade of Fire covers a shocking but untold piece of American urban history, when the South Bronx was on fire in the 1970s. Left unprotected by the city government, nearly a quarter-million people were displaced as their close-knit, multiethnic neighborhood burned to the ground. Decade of Fire also shows what can happen when a community chooses to fight back and reclaim their neighborhood. Watch now.
Students call him Mr. Arthur, his friends Jecorey, and his fans 1200 - this educator and rapper brings a love of classical music and a message of social justice to his hometown of Louisville; Kentucky Life remembers the heroes of 9/11 and the tragedy of Flight 5191; and the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg stands for community pride, Kentucky tradition, and six generations of family. Kentucky Life Moment: Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) at Jacobson Park in Lexington.