KUED Pressroom

James Morgese
Airdate: 
Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 1:00pm

Following a nationwide search, James Morgese has been named General Manager of KUED effective December 1, 2013.

Morgese brings to KUED more than 30 years of experience in public broadcasting at stations including Rocky Mountain PBS in Colorado; Idaho Public Television; WUFT in Gainesville, Florida; and most recently WKYU-TV/FM in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where he served as general manager of public television and radio stations.

Airdate: 
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 9:00pm

It’s been almost 20 years since wolves were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park and parts of Idaho and placed on the endangered species list. At the time, advocates said wolves were a vital link in the natural ecosystem. Returning the park’s premier natural predator would help control Yellowstone’s surplus elk and bison population.

Airdate: 
Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 7:00pm

The nation's top comedic entertainers salute Carol Burnett at the 16th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.  The star-studded event  will air on KUED Sunday, November 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 7:00pm

Leading up to the November 28 appearance of the Comet ISON, KUED presents a special night of space-related programs on Wednesday, November 20. 

NOVA: At the Edge of Space

Wed. Nov. 20, 7PM

Airdate: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 7:00pm

On the 50th anniversary of the late tenor’s career debut as Rodolfo in La Boheme, Great Performances celebrates one of opera’s most cherished voices. The special airs  Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 p.m. on KUED.

Lee Harvey Oswald
Airdate: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 9:00pm
Frontline marks the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination with a two-hour reprise of its investigative biography of the man at the center of the political crime of the 20th century. At the heart of the assassination lies the puzzle of Lee Harvey Oswald: Was he the emotionally disturbed lone gunman of the 1964 Warren Commission report?
Not Yet Begun To Fight
Airdate: 
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 9:00pm

 

Retired Marine Colonel Eric Hastings remembers flight missions “high above the death and destruction” in Vietnam.  From the cockpit, he traced meandering ribbons that cut through the jungle. These streams reminded him of the trout streams at home. Every night, he dreamed about fly-fishing. When he returned home to Montana in 1969, to a nation decades away from diagnosing PTSD, he went to the water.  He tied a fly onto a line and cast. The river, he says, healed him.

Airdate: 
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 8:00pm

Commemorating  the 50th anniversary of his assassination,  PBS pays tribute to President Kennedy with intriguing new takes on his life and death, anchored by JFK, a new four-hour, two-part special from  American Experience. New episodes from  NOVA and Secrets of the Dead complete this special anniversary coverage. 

Airdate: 
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 3:30pm

Minnesota Opera’s production of Kevin Puts’ Silent Night, a company commission which earned its composer the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Music, will be broadcast on KUED,  Friday, December 13 at 8:00 pm. 

Courtesy of Stephanie Berger
Airdate: 
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 3:15pm

A welcome treat for millions of viewers eagerly awaiting the January 4 debut of the new season of Downton Abbey on Masterpiece  Classic on KUED, Return To Downton Abbey savors fond memories from the past three seasons and offers a tantalizing taste of Season 4 from the series The New York Times called “an instant classic.” Hosted by Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon — a devoted fan of the series who especially admires the writing of fellow Oscar-winner Julian Fellowes — the program includes a mix of behind-the-scenes foo

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