Measles. Mumps. Whooping cough. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Across America and around the globe, children are getting sick and dying from preventable diseases — in part, because some parents are choosing to skip their children’s shots. How and why do vaccines work? The award -‐‐ winning science series NOVA helps viewers find the answers they need.
More than 144,000 Utah families are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. KUED, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, Utah Chapter and The City Library, is hosting “You Are Not Alone,” a special evening Thursday, September 4 to increase public awareness about the devastating disease.
The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at The City Library, where local community groups will be available with information about diagnosis, care, and resources.
Her celebrated photograph “Migrant Mother” is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to represent the suffering of America’s Great Depression. Yet, few know the story, struggles, and profound body of work of the woman who created the portrait: Dorothea Lange.
Veterinarian Mark Evans uses technology to tackle three deadly predators: the great white shark, the Nile crocodile, and the polar bear. When these animals attack humans, both sides lose.
As more people are killed or maimed, more animals are killed in retaliation. Evans wants to find ways to break this circle of violence and protect both humans and animals. Operation Maneater, airing Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m. on KUED beginning August 27, follows him as he tries out ingenious high-tech solutions to the most hostile wildlife conflicts on Earth.
Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean), Zoe Boyle (Downton Abbey), and Catherine Steadman (Mansfield Park) team up for an addicting new series with astounding suspense, supreme satire, and smart ‘60s style on Breathless, airing in three parts on Masterpiece Mystery! Sundays, August 24 - September 7, at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.
What happens when a refugee camp becomes a home to generations? POV: A World Not Ours, airing Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 11:00 p.m. on KUED, is an intimate, humorous portrait of three generations in exile in the refugee camps of Ain el-Helweh (literally "Sweet Spring") in southern Lebanon. Based on a wealth of personal recordings, recordings, family archives, and historical footage, the documentary was filmed over more than 20 years by multiple generations of the same family. The film was an Official Selection of the Berlin International Film Festival.
KUED airs the story of a group of young, determined, and courageous women during World War II who broke through barriers and shattered stereotypes as the first women pilots to ever fly for the United States military, but were denied military status. We Served, Too: The Story of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots premieres on Tuesday, August 19 at 8:00 p.m.
From hot air ballooning over the Valley of the Gods to viewing the night sky at Bryce Canyon and joining archeologists on a dig for dinosaur bones, KUED and The Salt Lake Tribune explore uniquely Utah adventures to add to your bucket list in The Utah Bucket List 2.
KUED teams up again with The Salt Lake Tribune’s outdoor editor, Brett Prettyman, for a second installment that features nine new adventures. The Utah Bucket List 2 premieres Monday, August 11 at 7:00 p.m. on KUED.