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Assessing Kentucky’s Public Education System 30 Years After KERA

Kentucky Tonight

Assessing Kentucky’s Public Education System 30 Years After KERA

Renee Shaw and guests discuss public education. Guests: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; Wayne Lewis, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education; Eric Kennedy, governmental relations director for the Kentucky School Boards Association; and Richard Innes, education analyst for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions.

KET Discussion Explores the Role of Education in Rehabilitating Criminal Offenders

KET Discussion Explores the Role of Education in Rehabilitating Criminal Offenders

KET’s Renee Shaw moderated two panel discussions that featured Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary John Tilley and Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Derrick Ramsey. The event also included acclaimed filmmaker Lynn Novick and three people featured in her forthcoming documentary for PBS, "College Behind Bars".

News of the Week: June 14, 2019

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News of the Week: June 14, 2019

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including several Kentucky Supreme Court decisions. Scheduled guests: Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal.

Debating Issues That Will Influence the 2019 General Election

Kentucky Tonight

Debating Issues That Will Influence the 2019 General Election

Renee Shaw and guests discuss the 2019 general election in Kentucky following last month's primary results. Guests: Julia Bright Crigler, Republican political consultant and founder of Bright Strategies; Jonathan Miller, former Democratic state treasurer and former chair of the Kentucky Democratic Party; Tres Watson, former Republican Party of Kentucky spokesman and founder of Capitol Reins PR;  and Sadiqa Reynolds, President & CEO, Louisville Urban League.

PBS NewsHour

Breaking News from PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

Visit the PBS NewsHour website and watch the latest episodes, read breaking news stories, and learn more about the issues behind national and world events.

News of the Week: June 7, 2019

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News of the Week: June 7, 2019

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest on a possible special legislative session to be called by Gov. Matt Bevin in June. Scheduled guests: Linda Blackford, Lexington Herald-Leader; Tom Loftus, Louisville Courier Journal; and Chris Otts, WDRB in Louisville.

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

MONROVIA, INDIANA is a film by documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, airing on PBS. Monrovia, Indiana, (population 1,063) is primarily a farming community in mid-America. Wiseman’s film explores the day-to-day experiences living and working in Monrovia, with emphasis on community organizations and institutions, religion and daily life in this farming community. Watch now.

News of the Week: May 31, 2019

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News of the Week: May 31, 2019

Host Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss the week's news, including the start of general election season in Kentucky following the May 21 primary results. Scheduled guests: Bill Estep of the Lexington Herald-Leader; Jonathan Greene of the Richmond Register; and Michon Lindstrom of Spectrum News 1.

Sex Trafficking in America

FRONTLINE

Sex Trafficking in America

FRONTLINE tells the unimaginable stories of young women coerced into prostitution – and follows one police unit that’s committed to rooting out sexual exploitation. With extensive and intimate access to local law enforcement, prosecutors, service providers and the women themselves, the film shines a light on the hidden reality of sex trafficking in America.

News of the Week: May 24, 2019

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News of the Week: May 24, 2019

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including a recap of the primary election results. Scheduled guests: Annie Andersen, Spectrum News 1; Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville.