KUED Pressroom

Airdate: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 9:00pm

Nearly everything we do today leaves an indelible digital trail: Where we live. What we search. What we read. Where we go. What we buy. What we say. All of this data is being recorded and stored.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 8:00pm

Machines are everywhere. They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But humanoid robots – machines with human-like capabilities – have long been the stuff of science fiction, until now. Fueled by an ambitious challenge from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA, which is part of the Department of Defense), the race is on to design a robot that can replace humans in disaster relief situations.

NOVA: Rise of the Robots airs Wednesday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:00pm

Winner of a 2015 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize, (T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counter-terrorism sting operation. Unfolding with the drama and intrigue of a spy novel, (T)ERROR is the story of “Shariff,” a 63-year-old revolutionary turned informant, whose perspective provides an unfettered glimpse of the government’s counter-terrorism tactics and the sometimes murky justifications behind them.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 8:00pm

Facing a heroin epidemic, America is experimenting with radical new approaches to the drug problem. Following four addicts in Seattle, FRONTLINE examines U.S. drug policy and what happens when heroin is treated like a public health crisis, not a crime.

FRONTLINE: Chasing Heroin airs Tuesday, February 23rd at 8:00 p.m. on KUED.

FRONTLINE places America’s heroin crisis in fresh and provocative light in the searing two-hour special that illuminates the roots of and possible solution to the epidemic.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 4:00pm

 

In an ongoing initiative to encourage creativity and literacy in Utah children, KUED in partnership with Tracy Aviary, is holding its annual Writers & Illustrators competition. Open to grades K-6, the 2016 Writers & Illustrators contest strives to foster creativity in young artists and writers. Children are encouraged to submit original stories, complete with a minimum of five illustrations.  Stories must be postmarked by April 10, 2016 and submitted by April 15, 2016.

Airdate: 
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 8:00pm

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King’s career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled.

Airdate: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 9:00pm

In a race against developers in the Rocky Mountains, archeologists uncover a unique fossil site packed with astonishingly well-preserved bones of mammoths, mastodons, and other giant extinct beasts. The discovery opens a highly focused window on the vanished world of the Ice Age in North America.

NOVA: Ice Age Death Trap airs Wednesday, February 17th at 9:00 p.m. on KUED.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 9:00pm

Change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored — cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s and it sought to drastically transform the system. The Black Panther Party for Self Defense, for a short time, put itself at the vanguard of that change.

Airdate: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 8:00pm

“Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”

                                                         Richard Henry Pratt- Carlisle Boarding School Superintendent *

Airdate: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 8:00pm

Memory is the glue that binds our mental lives. Without it, we’d be prisoners of the present, unable to use the lessons of the past to change our future. From our first kiss to where we put our keys, memory represents who we are and how we learn and navigate the world. But how does it work? Neuroscientists using cutting-edge techniques are exploring the precise molecular mechanisms of memory.

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