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Each week KCPW brings you an insightful  and refreshing hour of analysis of the world around you.  Sometimes, this is a special documentary produced in our studios, sometimes it’s a collaboration with our community partners and sometimes it’s a hand-picked piece, produced by an outside source.  Regardless of the source, the piece is always thought provoking.  These are presented on KCPW every Friday at 10 am and 8 pm.

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 in the first person, these stories explore the experiences of NASA’s first woman engineers and scientists and its first astronauts.  It also tells the fascinating story of a group of women pilots who […]

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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 course of five years, Adam Piore gathered the stories of the surviving members of Delta Company, a Vietnam-era paratrooper unit; Jay Allison joined him for the last two years when it turned from a book […]

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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 experiences with torture and whether officers are being held accountable; and high-speed broadband is like electricity for the 21st century. Reveal examines why so many cities are left with poor service. Promos available […]

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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 look at love and how it defines the many chapters of life. Celebrities as well as listeners from all over the U.S. share their most intimate thoughts about falling in love, navigating the […]

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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 care records in the U.S. State inspection reports are public record, but accessing them is still a problem for many parents. More than a dozen states don’t post these records online. And in California, where Katharine […]

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