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The Man Who Makes the Capitol Grounds Beautiful

Legislative Update Extras

The Man Who Makes the Capitol Grounds Beautiful

Kentucky Capitol landscape consultant Tim Depenbrock describes the four seasons of work it takes to design and maintain the greenspace that surrounds the capitol, the annex, and the governor's mansion.

Istanbul

Ancient Invisible Cities

Istanbul

Historian Darius Arya takes us on an extraordinary journey through the treasures of Istanbul, Turkey. But with many of its secrets concealed or underground, he turns to the latest 3D imaging technology to see the city as no human eye ever could.

Cairo

Ancient Invisible Cities

Cairo

Darius Arya uses the latest scanning technology to reveal the historical secrets of Cairo and Ancient Egypt. He explores the Great Pyramid of Giza and the first pyramid ever built. He also explores a hidden Roman fortress and discovers a well deep in the rock below the Arabic citadel of Saladin.

A Conversation with John McCain

Great Conversations:

A Conversation with John McCain

Arizona Senator and decorated Vietnam veteran John McCain built a reputation for independence by championing causes he strongly believed in, regardless of popular opinion. In this 2006 Kentucky Author Forum program, the senator is interviewed about his book, Character Is Destiny, by [then] National Public Radio host Robert Siegel. A KET production.

Mitch McConnell’s Political Reflections

Mitch McConnell's Political Reflections

Mitch McConnell’s Political Reflections

In this wide-ranging interview, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky's Republican senior senator, discusses national and state politics and other topical issues. McConnell recently made Senate history as the longest-serving Republican leader,

Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Experience the astonishing natural life found in the world's longest mountain range, where pumas hunt guanaco, shape-shifting frogs hide in remote cloud forests, and descendants of the Inca build bridges of grass.

Kentucky Lawmakers and the Evolution of the U.S. Senate

Prominent Kentuckians in the United States Senate

Kentucky Lawmakers and the Evolution of the U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discusses the history of Kentucky lawmakers and how U.S. Senate leadership has evolved. His talk focuses on Senators Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn and Alben Barkley's contributions to Congress, as well as the position of U.S. Senate Majority Leader.

Kentucky Veterans of the Vietnam War: In Their Own Words

Kentucky Veterans of the Vietnam War: In Their Own Words

This Regional Emmy Award-winning documentary focuses on the intimate, ground-level experiences of Kentucky troops in Vietnam. More than 40 veterans share their memories of their time in combat, and recount the pain of watching soldiers make the ultimate sacrifice.

In Their Own Words: Kentucky Veterans of the Korean War

In Their Own Words: Kentucky Veterans of the Korean War

The tragedies and triumphs of the Korean War are revealed through the stories of local veterans. This 2013 KET program is presented to commemorate Memorial Day.

A Treetop Adventure, Georgetown’s Ward Hall, Helping Children in Need, and More!

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A Treetop Adventure, Georgetown’s Ward Hall, Helping Children in Need, and More!

Indulge your adventurous side with Treetop Adventure at Levi Jackson State Park, Georgetown's Ward Hall is one of the finest 19th-century homes in the nation, the Feminist Artists of Kentucky raise funds for children in need in Africa, and the Filson Historical Society is the home of Kentucky's history.