7:00 PM - Washington Week with Gwen Ifill
Taking an all-hazards approach to emergency preparedness, Preparing for Disaster demonstrates how to create emergency communication plans, and walks viewers through the process of building a 72-hour kit. The program also highlights community efforts to organize and prepare, including a look at the earthquake plan at Salt Lake City's Madeleine Choir School.
They came from every corner of Utah. From farms and ranches, college campuses and corner gas stations. From small crossroad towns, quiet suburbs and the heart of big cities.
Thousands of young men and women from every walk of life in Utah served during the Vietnam conflict. Almost 400 of them would never return.
Imagine being able to sit down with more than two dozen of Utah's top business leaders to talk about their secrets of success, including their philosophies on ethics and business.
When she was diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, mountain climber Sean Patrick approached her illness with the same single-minded focus that she used in climbing. She gathered a community, became a catalyst for change and, even after her death, inspires the quest for cancer awareness and research.
In 1994, Twinkle Chisholm, produced a one-hour documentary for KUED titled Faces of Breast Cancer. The program profiled five women with breast cancer through various stages of their disease, treatment, and recovery. Seventeen years later, KUED will revisit these women and their stories in a half hour program.
In July 2011, the nation will close the chapter of space exploration tied with the Space Shuttle program. While the entire nation has felt pride in its achievements and loss in its tragedies, few states have had the close attachment to the program that Utah has had.