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.
Best of the Best presents the winners of our 14th annual TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. Innovative and insightful, the stories will engage, provoke, entertain, and transport listeners, proving that all you need to discover new worlds is . . . a little box and an antenna. This year’s winners were especially memorable. Here’s a […]
Our forthcoming project explores the lives of our nation’s military children. During more than a decade of war, tens of thousands of these children have watched and waited as a parent was deployed to conflict zones overseas. Now, with the Department of Defense confronting budget cuts, these children face an uncertain future. What will they […]
Hidden Kitchen host Frances McDormand leads us through this rich international collection of stories of land, community and food. Actor Gael Garcia Bernal takes us to his grandmother’s Sinoloa kitchen in Mexico. And Salman Rushdie takes us to Chocolate Town. Werner Herzog eats his shoe and poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti gives us his recipe for happiness […]
The Texas State Pen Show – October 3, 2014 at 10 AM and 8 PM This hour: we present two very different stories about the Texas State Penitentiary. Both are about soul – the kind you dance to, and the kind you pray for. Prisoner Soul (NOTE: This piece is not available online due […]
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 and Mexico.Featured stories: The Forbidden Word – This story takes place in Durham, North Carolina. In 2000, after an itinerant life with his mother in Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, and Argentina, Reza Salazar landed in […]