Documentary / Special Broadcasts Archive

KCPW Presents: “The Freed People” (2/22/19)

Written and produced by David Freudberg, this one-hour documentary examines a time when the United States faced an unprecedented refugee crisis: 4

KCPW Presents: “2019 NHMU Lecture Series: William Saturno-In Search of the Ancient Maya”

The guide had sworn the ruins were just a few hours’ walk through the jungle. That was yesterday. Disoriented, lost, and parched

KCPW Presents: “Say it Loud: Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity” (2/8/19)

Say It Loud traces the last 50 years of black history through stirring, historically important speeches by African Americans from across the

KCPW Presents: “Climate One: We’re Doomed – Now What?” (1/25/19)

Can changing our consciousness hold off the climate apocalypse? When we think about the enormity of climate change and what it’s doing

KCPW Presents: “King Stories” (1/18/19)

King Stories  is a one hour documentary of captivating stories told by close friends and associates of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Host Julian

KCPW Presents: “Haiti Untold” (1/11/19)

Haiti has a proud history. It was here that thousands of slaves threw off their French colonial masters in the first successful

KCPW Presents: “Re:sound — The Twisted Xmas Show”

This hour, Third Coast’s take on the holidays. No Santa By John Biewen for Scene on Radio (2015) A father turns on a recorder

KCPW Presents: “Fire and Water: A Year of Climate Conversation” (12/14/18)

From fires and floods to hurricanes and hot temperatures, 2018 put climate on the front page in ways it hadn’t been before.

KCPW Presents: “DEBATE: Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Soul?” (12/7/18)

Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the

KCPW Presents: “Zika Love Stories” (11/30/18)

Julia Carneiro meets the families affected by congenital Zika syndrome in Pernambuco, Brazil. Whilst they battle for support for their children, the