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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.

Wild Way of the Vikings

Nature

Wild Way of the Vikings

Experience the natural world through the eyes of the Vikings. From the killer whales of the North Sea to the volcanic mounts of Iceland, see the deep history and cultural respect the Vikings had with the land and sea. Ewan McGregor narrates.

NOVA: Decoding the Great Pyramid

Nova

NOVA: Decoding the Great Pyramid

Stunning new archaeological evidence provides clues about the Egyptians who built the Great Pyramid of Giza - and how they did it. Join researchers as they delve into the logbook of a work crew and discover how the massive project transformed Egypt. WATCH NOW.

Black Memorabilia

Independent Lens

Black Memorabilia

At the intersection of racial identity, historical narrative, and international commerce, this film follows the propagation of demeaning representations of African Americans - black memorabilia. From industrial China to the rural South to Brooklyn, meet the people who reproduce and reclaim these racially charged objects. WATCH NOW.

Finding Your Roots: Dreaming of a New Land

Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots: Dreaming of a New Land

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg, and Kal Penn the tremendous challenges faced by their immigrant forebears. From Italy, Russia, and India to America, their histories show success could take generations to achieve.

Episode 2

Victoria & Albert: The Wedding

Episode 2

Witness the most accurate reconstruction of Victoria and Albert's wedding ever staged, followed by a sumptuous wedding breakfast, a prelude to the first night that began a marriage so iconic, it heralded constitutional monarchy as we know it today.

Korean War Brothers in Arms

We'll Meet Again

Korean War Brothers in Arms

Although the fighting in the Korean War ceased in 1953, two men have never forgotten the comrades who helped them make it through tough times. Jim wants to show his gratitude to two lieutenants who inspired him to be brave in battle, and Tony hopes to thank a friend who boosted his spirits aboard a hospital ship.

Mary Todd Lincoln and Lincoln Lexington Walking Tour

Connections with Renee Shaw

Mary Todd Lincoln and Lincoln Lexington Walking Tour

Celebrate the bicentennial birthday of Mary Todd Lincoln. This episode was recorded at her childhood home in downtown Lexington, Ky. Renee speaks with Gwen Thompson, executive director the Mary Todd Lincoln House and history advocate Stuart Sanders with the Kentucky Historical Society. They discuss the Lincoln Lexington Walking Tour that spotlights 14 historic sites from Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln's time in the city.

Letters from Baghdad

Letters from Baghdad

Letters from Baghdad

"Letters from Baghdad" is the story of a true original, Gertrude Bell, sometimes called the female “Lawrence of Arabia.” More influential and famous in her day than her colleague Lawrence, Bell was an explorer, spy, archaeologist and diplomat who helped shape the Middle East after World War I and established the Iraq Museum, infamously ransacked in 2003.

Daniel Goff

Kentucky Life

Daniel Goff

Thousands of African Americans fought for America in the Revolutionary War, and one of them was recently honored in Northern Kentucky. “There were eight known African American Revolutionary War veterans that ...