Documentary / Special Broadcasts Archive

KCPW Presents: “We’ll Be Here All Night”

“We’ll Be Here All Night: Stories for Passover” is a one-hour Passover-themed special from Tablet Magazine’s National Magazine Award-winning podcast, Vox Tablet,

KCPW Presents: “The Source: Get to Know the Great Salt Lake”

It’s the fourth largest lake of its kind in the world, but the Great Salt Lake is often underappreciated in Utah. With

KCPW Presents: “Rocket Girls and Astro-nettes”

This program is the story of women in the ultimate Man’s World – the labs and Shuttle crew cabins of NASA.  Told

KCPW Presents: “We’ve Never Been The Same: A War Story”

All wars are the same, it is said; only the scenery changes. And the repercussions are pretty much the same too Over the

KCPW Presents: “Reveal” (episode 102)

  In this episode, we track down secrets one powerful religious hierarchy was keeping under wraps; troops open up to Reveal about their

KCPW Presents: “Real Love: A Valentine’s Special from WNYC’s Death, Sex & Money”

Real Love with host Anna Sale is a one-hour Valentine’s Day Special from WNYC’s Death, Sex & Money. It’s a personal, honest

KCPW Presents: “Reveal (episode 101)”

So what exactly are we revealing? In our newest episode, “Reveal” reporter Katharine Mieszkowski continues her investigation into the murkiness that surrounds day

KCPW Presents: “MLK: Three Landmark Speeches”

Peace Talks Radio producer Paul Ingles interviews two leading King scholars, asking each to pick speeches from those years to focus on.

KCPW Presents: “Seeking Peace on Earth: A Peace Talks Radio Special”

Some compelling and timeless moments drawn from just one of our many seasons of programs in the Peace Talks Radio series on

KCPW Presents: “Climate on our Minds”

Talks about protecting the climate are peppered with Megawatts and BTU’s; parts per million and fugitive methane; wind velocity and crop yields.

KCPW Presents: “Humankind special: The Christmas Truce”

Fraternizing with the enemy was an offense for which a soldier could be court-martialed. Yet on the frozen battlefield of Flanders, Belgium

KCPW Presents: “Political Junkie 2014 Remembrances Special”

  As 2014 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and   newsmakers from the world of politics who

KCPW Presents: “FutureCar: Accelerating Into The Future”

FutureCar: Accelerating Into the Future, a one-hour special from IEEE Spectrum, explores the latest technological advances for the automobile, and previews cars

KCPW Presents: “The First Family of Radio: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Historic Broadcasts”

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were the “first couple” of American radio. From the 1920s through FDR’s fourth term, the president and first

KCPW Presents: “Best of the Best: The 2014 Third Coast Festival Broadcast”

Best of the Best presents the winners of our 14th annual TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. Innovative and insightful, the stories will

KCPW Presents: “Breaking Ground: Military Children”(11/21/14)

  Our forthcoming project explores the lives of our nation’s military children. During more than a decade of war, tens of thousands

KCPW Presents: “Hidden Kitchen Worlds” (11/14/17)

Hidden Kitchen host Frances McDormand leads us through this rich international collection of stories of land, community and food. Actor Gael Garcia

KCPW Presents – 2014 Re:Sound specials, from the Third Coast Audio Festival (10/3/14 – 11/7/14)

The Texas State Pen Show – October 3, 2014 at 10 AM and 8 PM   This hour: we present two very

KCPW Presents: “Radio Ambulante – More Stories from Latin America”

  In this one-hour special, Radio Ambulante presents more of the best English-language stories from its first season with reporting from North Carolina, Chile

KCPW Presents: “Mexico Uncovered” (9/19/14)

The U.S. and Mexico share deep personal, economic, geographic and cultural connections, but our understanding of Mexico is often limited by stereotype

KCPW Presents: “American Radioworks – Ready to work: reviving vocational ed”(9/12/14)

Vocational education was once a staple of American schooling, preparing some kids for blue-collar futures while others were put on a path

KCPW Presents – “American Radioworks – The New Face of College” (9/5/14)

  Just 20 percent of college-goers fit the stereotype of being young, single, full-time students who finish a degree in four years.

KCPW Presents – “American Radioworks – Greater Expectations: the Challenge of the Common Core”

There’s plenty of controversy surrounding the Common Core, a new set of education standards adopted by most states. Getting less attention is

8/22/14: KCPW Presents – “American Radioworks: The Science of Smart”

Until recently, we didn’t know much about the best ways to learn. Now that’s changing. Over recent decades, experts working in cognitive

8/15/14: KCPW Presents – “Re:Sound – The Kids Secret Places Show”

This hour: where kids go to get away; from themselves, their troubles, the rules they’re supposed to follow, and of course, their

8/8/14: KCPW Presents – “Wars, Lies and Audiotape”

The war between the United States and Vietnam cost over 58,000 American and more than one million Vietnamese lives. It left one

8/1/14: KCPW Presents – “The Really Big Questions: Why Do We Share?”

   Are humans basically selfish, or basically giving? There’s a widespread assumption that you have to offer people incentives to do good

7/25/14: KCPW Presents “Walking Across America – Advice for a Young Man”

Andrew Forsthoefel set out at age 23 to walk across America, East to West, 4000 miles, with a sign on him that

7/18/14: KCPW Presents “Who Cares? (from Capital Public Radio)”

  As the U.S. population ages (there are now more Americans 65 and older than at any other time in history), the

7/11/14: KCPW Presents “Reveal: Unraveling the mysteries of the GI Bill, Coast Guard and EPA”

Reveal: Unraveling the mysteries of the GI Bill, Coast Guard and EPA   Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill? Why does