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Airdate: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 (All day)

KUED is launching the only free channel dedicated to 24/7 PBS Kids programming and accessible to everyone in Utah beginning Tuesday, March 7. KUED will provide the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel on KUED 7.3. Comcast viewers can see it on Channel 391. Vme, which formerly aired on those channels, is no longer offering services to PBS stations.

Airdate: 
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

Africa’s Great Civilizations, the latest three-part, six-hour documentary series by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premieres on KUED Monday to Wednesday, February 27 to 29 from 8-10 p.m. Professor Gates travels through Africa to chronicle the continent’s history from an African perspective. His journey takes him from the city of Great Zimbabwe to the pyramids in Sudan, from the spectacular rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia to the continent’s oldest university in Fez, from the Blombos Caves in South Africa to Ancient Mali.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

American Masters presents Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, the first film to be made about the iconic writer Maya Angelou, who contributed to the 20th century’s most pivotal movements. The film, airing Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m. on KUED, is an intimate and personal portrait of Dr. Maya Angelou’s life and legacy. It also airs Sunday, February 26 at 9:00 p.m.

Airdate: 
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 9:00pm

The Talk – Race in America is a two-hour documentary about the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes and communities across the country between parents of color and their children — especially sons — about how to behave if they are ever stopped by the police. In many homes, “the talk,” as it is called, usually contains phrases like this:

If you are stopped by the police:

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 8:00pm

 

Before the occupation of the refuge in Oregon, before the siege at Waco, before Oklahoma City, there was Ruby Ridge. Twenty-five years later, the same question remains: How could this have happened?

Airdate: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 4:00pm

 

100 SCIENCE AWARDS AVAILABLE TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and KUED in partnership with PBS LearningMedia have announced the opening of applications for the second year of The Emperor Science Award program in Utah.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 8:00pm

American Experience: Oklahoma City, which recently played at the Sundance Film Festival,  explores the intertwined narratives of the worst domestic terrorist attack in the U.S.. The special, airing Tuesday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED, also investigates the anti-government movement that inspired the actions of Timothy McVeigh, including two standoffs with law enforcement with tragic outcomes – Ruby Ridge and the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas.

Airdate: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 12:00pm

 

KUED Super Reader Party

Sat. Jan. 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

South Towne Expo Exhibit Hall 2

9575 S. State Street

 

What:

KUED’S Annual Super Reader at the South Towne Expo will bring in more than 1,700 kids for a day of celebrating their reading achievements.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 9:00pm

Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts, premiering January 25th, at 9:00 p.m. on KUED, is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease.

Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer’s is one of the most critical public health crises facing America. This powerful documentary illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease.

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