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.
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.
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.
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
Rick Steves' European Christmas
Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m.
After producing 100 travel shows, Rick Steves and his public television crew finally celebrate Christmas in Europe, sharing how seven diverse cultures celebrate the holidays.
Happy Holidays: The Best of the Andy Williams Christmas Shows
Monday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Animals dance, sing, flirt and compete with everything they’ve got to find and secure a mate. For many, the all-important bonds they share as a couple are what enable the next generation to survive. Can we call these bonds love? KUED airs Nature: Love in the Animal Kingdom Wednesday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m.
A pioneering electric guitarist, Jimi Hendrix had only four years of mainstream exposure and recognition before he died in 1970, but his influential music and riveting stage presence left an enduring legacy. American Masters traces the guitar great’s remarkable journey from his hardscrabble beginnings in Seattle, through his stint as a U.S. Army paratrooper, unknown sideman to R&B stars, and his discovery and ultimate international stardom.
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, November 3-17 at 8:00 pm on KUED.