Utah World War II Stories is a stirring landmark series in five parts. The men and women of "the Greatest Generation" recollect the pivotal events of World War II in this important series from KUED. Utahns tell some of the greatest stories of their lives in The Struggle, Europe, The Pacific and The Home Front and Untold Stories.
Each year in the United States two million women are beaten by their partners, and more than half a million women report being raped or sexually assaulted. For more than a year KUED-Channel 7 producer/director Colleen Casto and writer Mary Dickson went behind the headlines to explore the roots of violence against women.
They marched under their nation's flag through prairies, deserts, and mountain passes. Following orders from an ambitious U.S. President, they charted a course through some of the toughest terrain in America. They helped secure the Pacific coast for the United States and found themselves at the epicenter of the California gold rush.
It is one of the most mysterious bodies of water on the planet. Within the Great Salt Lake, only brine shrimp, bacteria and algae can survive the harsh, saline waters. Surrounding the shoreline, however, are some of the world's most pristine, ecologically diverse wetlands, which are home to millions of world class migratory birds.