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Free Preview Screenings & Discussions of Ken Burns & Lynn Novick’s ‘The Vietnam War’

Published on August 23, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

The Vietnam War, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere Sept. 17, 2017, on NPT. The series will air 7 p.m. nightly Sunday through Thursday, through Sept. 28 with an encore broadcast immediately following each night’s premiere. NPT is producing three original spots focusing on different aspects […]

As in Mercy Street, the Civil War brought roads to freedom

Published on February 26, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Watch the Mercy Street series conclusion online at video.wnpt.org through March 6. Inside Mercy Street, a behind-the-scenes feature about the series, airs 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12.   By Rob DeHart Tennessee State Museum A recurring theme in Mercy Street is the possibility of freedom embraced by African-Americans during the Civil War. As the story […]

Clarksville Teens in 2015 National Memorial Day Concert

Published on May 23, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

There will be quite a few special moments during this year’s National Memorial Day Concert, which will air live on NPT Sunday, May 24, at 7 p.m. with an encore presentation immediately following at 8:30 p.m. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and is also the 10th year […]

Seigenthaler to Keynote Clarksville Writers Conference

Published on May 27, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

John Seigenthaler Sr., veteran journalist and host of NPT’s A Word on Words, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Clarksville Writers’ Conference. Guests at this year’s conference, which takes place July 10 – 12, 2008 in Clarksville, include Tracy Barrett, Sonny Brewer, Leigh Anne Couch, Blas Falconer, Joe Formichella, Suzanne Hudson, Barry Kitterman, […]