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News of the Week: October 18, 2019

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: October 18, 2019

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including several recent debates between candidates for statewide office. Scheduled guests: Phillip Bailey, Louisville Courier Journal; Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Michon Lindstrom, Spectrum News 1.

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.

Episode 4

Retro Report

Episode 4

President Trump is taking on the press with a time-tested strategy. Explore the origins of the latest measles outbreak, pro sports free agency, and the consequences of a law meant to save wild horses. Andy Borowitz on the no-apology apology. Watch now.

Episode 3

Retro Report

Episode 3

Why crime witnesses fail to act. A Naval officer who transformed the U.S. military. Psychedelic drugs like LSD are back in the lab. The meandering voyage of a trash barge that persuaded us to recycle. Andy Borowitz highlights lunar hoax theorists. Watch now.

The Feeling of Being Watched

POV

The Feeling of Being Watched

Journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood. She encounters one of the largest counterterrorism probes conducted before 9/11 - one that has had profound impacts on the community. Watch now.

Candidates for Attorney General

Kentucky Tonight

Candidates for Attorney General

Renee Shaw hosts a discussion involving candidates for attorney general. Guests: Daniel Cameron, Republican, and Greg Stumbo, Democrat.

Community Action Council and Minority Mental Health Project

Connections with Renee Shaw

Community Action Council and Minority Mental Health Project

Renee speaks with the new executive director of the Community Action Council, Sharon Price, about her vision for the agency and advancing its mission of eliminating and reducing poverty by supporting early childhood development and education, assisting in job training and employment, and more. Next, Damon Cobble, a licensed marriage and family therapist and a mental health practitioner at Jefferson County Public Schools, talks about the Minority Mental Health Project he founded to help high-risk populations connect to a range of culturally sensitive behavioral, mental health prevention, and intervention services.

News of the Week: October 11, 2019

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: October 11, 2019

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest on the political races less than a month before the general election. Scheduled guests: Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; Scott Wartman, Cincinnati Enquirer; Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal from Washington, DC via phone.

On The President’s Orders

FRONTLINE

On The President’s Orders

A searing, on-the-ground look at President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly campaign against suspected drug dealers and users in the Philippines, "On the President's Orders" is told with unprecedented access to the police themselves. It offers a gripping, visually stunning window into the war on drugs — those carrying it out, and those most impacted by it. Watch now.

Episode 2

Retro Report

Episode 2

Uncover crime evidence pulled from DNA websites. See how drug rules stem from a pill’s side effects. Learn how a screen addiction cure is rooted in the past and why Americans are ambivalent about robots. Andy Borowitz objects to “no news.” Watch now.