The South Union Shakers in Auburn were a progressive community, the Capital City Museum highlights Frankfort's bourbon heritage, West End School in Louisville empowers its students and its community, and The LEXington Theatre Company brings in Broadway stars to work with Broadway hopefuls.
Discover the extraordinary life of the longtime Keeneland Race Course executive Ted Bassett, a native Kentuckian who was a decorated World War II marine and former head of the state police. Through interviews with friends, colleagues, and contemporaries a picture emerges of a humble, self-effacing man who, believing in service to others, achieved great things.
The Breaks: Centuries of Struggle
The 19th century witnessed the Breaks Canyon ('Grand Canyon of the South') become a coveted area for settlers, moonshiners, railroaders, and lumberjacks. As resource exploitation grew, a citizen-led preservation movement emerged and would rescue the Breaks from becoming just another lost Appalachian treasure. This documentary looks at the past, present, and future of the Breaks as it continues to be under threat today.
David Frum, a senior editor at The Atlantic and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, discusses his book "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic" with former U.S. Representative David Jolly.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Connections remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Renee speaks with organizers of a commemorative event in Frankfort and shares highlights from speeches at the MLK Memorial March to Move.
With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history. Co-founder of the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez, she tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century.
Kentucky businessman, philanthropist, and longtime KET supporter Don Ball died last week at the age of 81. This video is from the floor of the Kentucky Senate in 2016 when Mr. Ball and his wife Mira were honored with a commendation for their community service.
This is the intimate and revealing story of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking’s life. Told for the first time in Hawking’s own words and with unique access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking’s world. Watch online through March 27, 2018.