Documentary / Special Broadcasts Archive

KCPW Presents: “Just Eat It: Why food waste matters” (4/5/19)

Presented by The Water Main from American Public Media, and hosted by Marketplace’s Jed Kim, “Just Eat It” presents the environmental challenges

KCPW Presents: “The Pulse – Between Life and Death” (3/29/19)

Often we think of life and death as opposite sides of a coin — categories as final as they are discrete. But

KCPW Presents: “Sarah Parcak: Indiana Jones in Space” (3/22/19)

Sarah Parcak, “space archaeologist” and the 2016 TED Prize winner, has used satellite imagery and complex process – which she developed –

KCPW Presents: “2019 NHMU Lecture Series: Duncan Metcalfe – Farming Among the Fremont”(3/15/19)

Hear Duncan Metcalfe present Farming Among the Fremont: Anticipating Tomorrow. The advent and spread of farming was a major milestone in the

KCPW Presents: “2019 NHMU Lecture Series: Svante Pääbo – Archaic Genomics” (3/8/19)

Svante Pääbo was one of Time magazine’s most influential people in 2007 and has been called the father of Paleogenetics. Using the

KCPW Presents: The Hidden World of Girls with Host Tina Fey (3/1/19)

Groundbreaking writer, actress and comedian, Tina Fey comes to Public Radio to host The Hidden World of Girls, two new hour-long Specials

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