KUED and the Brain Injury Alliance of Utah are hosting a free screening and panel discussion of Frontline: League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis. The screening will take place at the City Library, 210 East 400 South, Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00 pm.
Noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking new six-part series, The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross premiering Tuesdays, beginning October 22 at 8:00 pm. on KUED.
Surrounded by mountains, lakes, desert and salt flats, the Wasatch Front has always had a limited amount of farmable land. Now, as suburban development encroaches on the remaining farmland, many family farms are closing.
KUED looks at the disappearance of local family farms and what that means to Utahns in a new film, A Changing Harvest by Utah filmmaker Frank Feldman. The 30-minute film, which is part of Utah NOW, airs Monday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m.
Throughout its 40-year history on public television, Great Performances has provided viewers nationwide with an unparalleled showcase of the best in all genres of the performing arts.
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle is the first documentary to examine the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact.
California sea otters are struggling in the wild and no one quite knows why. Hunted to near extinction for their fur since the mid-18th Century, the hidden enclave of approximately 50 otters discovered near Big Sur in 1938 was a surprise to many along the California coast. The entire current population of about 2,800 can trace their origins to that group of 50, but they all live in one small area, which is a problem. One localized event, like an oil spill, could wipe them all out.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, KUED and Secrets of the Dead chronicle how the actions of one man, during arguably the most dangerous of the Cold War, precented nuclear disaster. Soviet naval officer Vasili Arkhipov, the Brigade Chief of Staff on submarine B-59 averted disaster when he refused to fire a nuclear missile and saved the world. The Man Who Saved the World airs Wednesday, October 9 at 9:00 p.m. on KUED.
The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America’s indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has tried to cover up how football led to long-term brain injuries for many players. What did the NFL know, and when did it know it? What’s the truth about the risks to players? What can be done?
Romance is always in stock at The Paradise, Masterpiece Classic’s bewitching drama set in a spectacular Victorian-era department store, where ladies shop for suits and suitors. Based on Émile Zola’s groundbreaking novel, the seven-part series airs Sundays, October 6 through November 17, at 8:00 pm.