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Airdate: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 9:00pm

Airdate: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 8:00pm

Recently dubbed the “patron saint of geeks,” Nikola Tesla has had electric cars, rock bands, a unit of measurement, a minor planet, and a lunar crater named after him. Eclipsed by contemporaries such as Edison and Marconi, the visionary scientist died impoverished and largely forgotten.

Airdate: 
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

 

Keeley Hawes (Upstairs Downstairs) stars as an intrepid widow who moves from dreary 1930s England to a sun-dappled Greek island with her four recalcitrant children, ages 11 to 21, on The Durrells in Corfu, a six-part adaptation of Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals and its two sequels,. The series airs  on MASTERPIECE Sundays, October 16 through November 20 at 7:00 p.m. on KUED.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 11:00pm

 

“[A] gently winning documentary . . . speak[s] volumes about love’s adaptability.”

 – Andy Webster, The New York Times

What’s it like to have a transgender parent – or spouse? How can a family stay together in the face of such significant change? What does a marriage-bound daughter want her transitioned father to wear for the traditional trip down the wedding aisle?

Airdate: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 8:00pm

One of the biggest foreign policy challenges America’s next president will face is the battle against ISIS. Where does the US-led fight against the terror group stand today? In Confronting ISIS, veteran FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith travels to five countries with key roles in the anti-ISIS fight – Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, and Turkey – to report on successes, failures and challenges as ISIS loses ground in the region but strikes out with attacks abroad.

Airdate: 
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 12:30pm

KUED took home 22 Emmys in nine categories at the 39th Annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards in Scottsdale, Arizona on Saturday night.  National Park Symphony – The Mighty Five received five Emmys for Arts and Entertainment Special, Editing, Audio Live/Post Production, Photography, and Musical Composition/Arrangement. The music special, which airs nationwide in December, featured spectacular footage of Utah’s five national parks set to music selected and recorded by the Utah Symphony.

Airdate: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 9:00pm

FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have generated to investigate what has shaped these two candidates, where they came from, how they lead, and why they want to take on the presidency.

Airdate: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 5:00pm

Utah has one of the lowest percentages of female legislators in the country. Nationally about 25 percent of all state legislators are women, but in Utah, only 15 percent are, even though 60 percent of the state's workforce are women.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 8:00pm

Our ancient human ancestors once lived as tiny bands of hunter-gatherers scattered across the vast continent of Africa. Numbering no more than a few thousand, small groups of these humans began to move out of Africa — eventually reaching every corner of the earth. How did early humans overcome the world’s most difficult terrain and ultimately dominate the planet? How did they cross the furnace of the Sahara, or survive frigid ice ages, or manage to sail to the remotest Pacific islands?

Airdate: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 6:00pm

As America heads into its final month before the General Elections on Tuesday, November 8, KUED continues its coverage of national and local debates.

 

2016 Debate for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District

Tue. Oct. 4, 6PM

Produced in the KUED studio, Ken Verdoia moderates the live debate between incumbent Chris Stewart (R) and challenger Charlene Albarran (D).

 

PBS NewsHour: A Special Report

2016 Vice Presidential Debate

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