Documentary / Special Broadcasts Archive

KCPW Presents: “On Thin Ice” (8/17/18)

Water is essential for life – that we know. But the honeycomb lattice that forms when you chill it to zero degrees

KCPW Presents: “Backlash: Europe’s Far Right and Muslim Migration”

 Populism is sweeping through Europe and it’s changing the political conversation, especially when it comes to Muslim immigration. In some cases

KCPW Presents: “APM Reports: Order 9066”

Order 9066: Japanese American Incarceration in WWII On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, just months after

KCPW Presents : “DEBATE: Trigger Warning: Are Safe Spaces Dangerous?” (7/9/18)

Long hailed as bastions of intellectual development and ground zero for the free and spirited exchange of ideas, today’s universities have come

KCPW Presents: “Re:sound — The Mirrored Show” (7/6/18)

This hour, what we see – and what we want to see – when we gaze into our reflections in the mirror.

KCPW Presents: “BBC Special: Witness – Pride Month” (6/29/18)

In this hour of Witness episodes specially curated for Pride Month in the US, we’ll hear from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender

KCPW Presents: “Polk Street Stories” (6/22/18)

Public Historian Joey Plaster spent over a year gathering more than 70 interviews from people experiencing Polk Street’s transition from a working class queer

KCPW Presents: “Smackdown: City Hall vs Big Oil” (6/15/18)

Richmond California is a working class town that grew up in the shadow of a Chevron refinery. The company ran both the

KCPW Presents: “Making Obama: Part 2”

From WBEZ Chicago, Making Obama tells the story of Barack Obama’s climb from the South Side of Chicago to the national stage.

KCPW Presents: “Making Obama: Part 1” (6/1/18)

From WBEZ Chicago, Making Obama tells the story of Barack Obama’s climb from the South Side of Chicago to the national stage.