Utah public broadcasters are again joining forces in a unique collaboration to inform voters statewide about candidates and issues. Working together under the banner of VoteUtah 2014, the innovative project represents a commitment to explore the political process in a balanced approach and provide avenues for citizen engagement.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, a new seven-part, 14-hour documentary by Ken Burns, will air for seven consecutive nights beginning Sunday, September 14, at 7:00 p.m. on KUED. The film weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative.
Frontline is airing two late-breaking reports Tuesday, September 9 looking at the Ebola outbreak in Africa and at the atrocities committed by members of the Nigerian military. The program airs at 9:00 p.m. on KUED.
In celebration of award-winning comedian, TV star, and film and stage actor Robin Williams, who lives on in fond memories of audiences worldwide, KUED will premiere ROBIN WILLIAMS REMEMBERED – A PIONEERS OF TELEVISION SPECIAL on September 9, 2014, at 8:00 P.M.
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.