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‘Voyage of Adventure,’ NPT Doc on History-Inspired River Trip, Airs July 26

Published on July 18, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

By MiChelle Jones, NPT On Labor Day 2016, while others spent the day grilling and relaxing, photographer John Guider set off on what would be a two-month, 1,000-mile journey along Tennessee’s waterways. His goal was to follow, as closely as possible, Col. John Donelson’s 1779 journey from Virginia to what would become Nashville. Guider’s voyage […]

Franklin Det. Leigh Ann Hester Honored in 2018 Nat’l Memorial Day Concert

Published on May 25, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT observes Memorial Day with a live broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday, May 27, at 7 p.m. with an encore presentation immediately following at 8:30 p.m. The concert will be hosted by actors Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinese and will include a mix of performances, readings and tribute segments highlighting significant […]

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 […]

John Seigenthaler Named 2014 Powerhouse Award Recipient (VIDEO)

Published on June 10, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

(Ed. Note. John Seigenthaler died on Friday, July 11. He was 86. To read a remembrance by NPT, please visit this link. For his obituary, please visit The Tennessean). John Seigenthaler, longtime host of NPT’s A Words on Words, humanitarian, journalist, defender of the First Amendment and so much more, was honored in late April […]

We Want Your Photos of Nashville from the Mid-70`s to the New Century

Published on November 13, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Our original series, Nashville: The 20th Century in Photographs, has chronicled the city’s journey from a small town on the Cumberland River to a banking powerhouse in the 1920s, a recording capitol in the 50s and a sprawling metropolis in the 70s. In Nashville: The 20th Century in Photographs Vol. IV we will see Nashville […]