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. Every Friday at 10 am and 8 pm.

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. Yet amidst the disruption, clean energy prices continued to fall, climate-conscious technologies continued to progress, and people living on the front lines of climate change found ways to adapt and thrive. Join us […]

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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 center of much scrutiny, and for many, that scrutiny is warranted. From privacy violations to flawed business models to a lack of diversity and representation, Silicon Valley has seemingly betrayed its idealism. And […]

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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 doctors and scientists of the northeast are still desperate to learn more about the virus, and how it might be contained in the future. This special will air on Friday November 30th at […]

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KCPW Presents: “Best of the Best: The 2018 Third Coast Festival Broadcast” (11/21/18)

Best of the Best presents the winners of the 18th annual Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. From more than 550 entries and 26 countries, twelve stories were chosen as winners that we are thrilled to share. Meticulously crafted and lovingly produced, these stories intrigue, inform and inspire. This year’s program will feature […]

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KCPW Presents: “Climate One – The World On Fire” (9/28/18)

Where there’s fire, there’s smoke. And there is a lot of both these days in the American West Wildfires have always been part of the landscape in the western states. But the size and intensity of fires over the last several years is something new. Of the 20 largest wildfires in California history, 15 happened […]

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