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In the American Way

In the American Way

Looks back at urban renewal in Louisville in the 1970s, including the destruction that was required to make way for new development, and at the opposition voices who argued that "quality of life" could not be measured by concrete. Prominent among them was Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry.
Season 1 Episode 6 Length 26:31 Premiere: 10/09/03 Rating: TV-G

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Kentucky Time Capsule

About Kentucky Time Capsule

A wide-ranging look at Kentucky via material drawn from more than 20 films created by Al Shands in the 1970s. A KET production.

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Tell Me Where It Hurts

Premiered On: 02/05/2004

In the early 1970s, a group of Kentucky health officials visited rural areas and Louisville's inner city to investigate the quality and availability of health care and were shocked by the injustices they found.

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Whose Child Is This?

Premiered On: 02/12/2004

An award-winning film on the problem of child abuse, circa the early 1970s.

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A Dream Come True

Premiered On: 09/04/2003

A look at the history of Jenkins - a town built from scratch during the Kentucky coal boom - as reflected in an amazing cache of photographs taken more than 80 years ago.

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Three for Kentucky (Part 1)

Premiered On: 09/11/2003

Made for the U.S. bicentennial in 1976, this film looks at three Kentucky families who came to the state 200 years ago and have remained in the same places ever since. Journalist Al Smith meets a horse breeder from the Bluegrass, a small-town lawyer, and a man of the woods who hunts with a long rifle.

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Three for Kentucky (Part 2)

Premiered On: 09/18/2003

Journalist Al Smith continues his interviews with three Kentuckians whose families have lived in the state since the nation's founding.

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Tell Me Where It Hurts - S1 E23

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All Your Parts Don't Wear Out at the Same Time - S1 E22

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The Backside - S1 E21

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Three to Make Ready - S1 E20

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Valery and Galina Panov: In Tandem - S1 E19

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Season 1 Episodes

Whose Child Is This?

S1 E24 Length 29:00 Premiere Date 02/12/04

Tell Me Where It Hurts

S1 E23 Length 25:54 Premiere Date 02/05/04

All Your Parts Don't Wear Out at the Same Time

S1 E22 Length 28:52 Premiere Date 01/29/04

The Backside

S1 E21 Length 26:53 Premiere Date 01/22/04

Three To Make Ready

S1 E20 Length 25:54 Premiere Date 01/15/04

Valery and Galina Panov: In Tandem

S1 E19 Length 28:27 Premiere Date 01/08/04

A Symptom of the '70s

S1 E18 Length 26:50 Premiere Date 01/01/04

Forgotten People, Forgotten Land

S1 E17 Length 28:11 Premiere Date 12/25/03

In the Name of Progress

S1 E16 Length 28:08 Premiere Date 12/18/03

Maestro (Part 2)

S1 E15 Length 27:15 Premiere Date 12/11/03

Maestro (Part 1)

S1 E14 Length 28:34 Premiere Date 12/04/03

Can You Help Me?

S1 E13 Length 27:24 Premiere Date 11/27/03

Earthmother

S1 E12 Length 29:00 Premiere Date 11/20/03

Knee High to a Sculpture

S1 E11 Length 27:08 Premiere Date 11/13/03

The Endless Wait

S1 E10 Length 27:27 Premiere Date 11/06/03

Those Were the Days

S1 E9 Length 27:18 Premiere Date 10/30/03

A Time Remembered

S1 E8 Length 23:36 Premiere Date 10/23/03

With Hands and Heart

S1 E7 Length 26:48 Premiere Date 10/16/03

In the American Way

S1 E6 Length 26:31 Premiere Date 10/09/03

All We Are Saying/Reminiscence

S1 E5 Length 25:32 Premiere Date 10/02/03

The Craziest Thing You Ever Saw

S1 E4 Length 27:24 Premiere Date 09/25/03

Three for Kentucky (Part 2)

S1 E3 Length 25:39 Premiere Date 09/18/03

Three for Kentucky (Part 1)

S1 E2 Length 28:59 Premiere Date 09/11/03

A Dream Come True

S1 E1 Length 28:48 Premiere Date 09/04/03

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