Two intimate stories of immigrant families whose lives were upended by the coronavirus. "Love, Life and the Virus" follows Zully, a 30-year-old mother, who is diagnosed with COVID-19 — and gives birth while on a ventilator. “Undocumented in the Pandemic” tells the story of an family’s struggle to stay together, as a father is detained by ICE in a facility where COVID-19 is spreading. Watch now.
Today's Schedule Friday, August 14th
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for today.
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for the immediate future.
At issue is whether Louisville MSD is an employer under the Whistleblower Act. Oral arguments heard on Aug. 13, 2020.
At issue is whether the Northern Kentucky Area Development District is an employer under the Whistleblower Act. Oral arguments heard on Aug. 12, 2020.
At issue is whether the Big Sandy Area Development District performs an integral state government function, entitling it to governmental immunity under Comair. Oral arguments heard on Aug. 12, 2020.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the latest COVID-19 statistics and other news from the commonwealth. Guests: Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; Olivia Krauth, Louisville Courier Journal; Wes Swietek, Bowling Green Daily News; and John Wright, Murray Ledger & Times.
Host Renee Shaw and guests discuss COVID-19's impact on Kentucky tourism. Guests include: Mike Berry, secretary of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet; Hank Phillips, president and CEO of the Kentucky Travel Industry Association; and Mary Quinn Ramer, president of VisitLEX, the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The largest teacher’s union in the U.S., the American Federation of Teachers, announced recently it would support any local chapters that strike due to their school’s reopening without any safety measures. Randi Weingarten, the union’s president, spoke with Hari Sreenivasan about safety concerns for teachers and what should be done about them.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including efforts to reduce COVID-19 infection rates and problems with the state's unemployment insurance system. Guests: Alex Acquisto, Lexington Herald-Leader; Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville; and Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal.
How trafficking in conspiracy theories went from the fringes of U.S. politics into the White House. FRONTLINE examines the alliance of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, Trump advisor Roger Stone, and the president, and their role in the battle over truth and lies. Watch now.
A political firebrand in her home country, Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel is known by her opponents as "the devil's advocate," for her decades-long defense of Palestinians who have been accused of resisting the occupation, both violently and non-violently. Tsemel, who pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits, takes on two contentious court cases in her tireless quest for justice. Watch now.