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‘A Time of Joining,’ an NPT Original Production, Premieres Feb. 22

Published on February 19, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

A Time of Joining, the latest documentary in NPT’s Citizenship Project series, premieres Thursday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. The film explores the rise of benevolent societies and fraternal associations in the years following the Civil War. These organizations provided members with burial insurance, status and other benefits before the nation had any sort of […]

Aging Matters ‘Nutrition & Aging’ & ‘Practical Nutrition’ Premiere Nov. 16

Published on November 9, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Of the diseases that can affect how we age, malnutrition is not an obvious one. However, researchers say more and more older adults are malnourished, including people who may look healthy or who may even be overweight. Nutrition & Aging, NPT Reports’ latest Aging Matters documentary, examines the hidden epidemic of malnutrition and undernutrition among […]

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 […]

‘1971’ documentary premieres May 18 on Independent Lens

Published on May 13, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Premiering Monday, May 18, on Independent Lens, 1971 is a suspenseful documentary with all the intrigue and tension of a classic heist movie. The film airs at 9 p.m. on NPT and has two Nashville connections: Producer Katy Chevigny recently relocated here and much of the archival footage used in the film was found through […]

`Call The Midwife` The Morning-After Analysis: Season 2: Episode 3

Published on April 15, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Like they did last season, we are happy to have the faculty of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing back to guest blog for us each Monday morning about the previous night’s episode of Season 2 of Call the Midwife, airing on Sundays on NPT and PBS Stations nationwide at 7:00 p.m. Central, March 31-May 19. Check in here every Monday morning […]

Vandy Film Series Offers Look at FOR LOVE OF LIBERTY Fri Jan 29

Published on January 25, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

[youtube=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub90XrfYre4] Vanderbilt University’s excellent International Lensfilm series presents a free screening and preview of director Frank Martin’s FOR LOVE OF LIBERTY: THE STORY OF AMERICA’S BLACK PATRIOTS, on Friday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. Admission is free and open to the public. Martin and co-producer Richard Hull (a Vanderbilt alumnus) will be […]

Updated with Video: Register and Zeppos Go One on One with John Seigenthaler

Published on June 15, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Dr. Jesse Register [youtube=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBfnZ1P1luQ”] Dr. Nicholas Zeppos [youtube=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16TLp3BrVME”] Join us Friday night, June 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. for the latest installments of NPT’s recurring public affairs series One on One with John Siegenthaler. In the first half hour, Seigenthaler sits down for a conversation with Nashville’s new Director of Public Schools, Dr. Jesse Register. […]

The Fugitives Comes to NPT on Wednesday February 25

Published on February 22, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

On October 1, 2001, just weeks after the tragedy of 9/11, the New York Times ran a story about the prevalence of poetry in the many spontaneous memorials sprouting up around the city and in cyberspace. Then-poet laureate of the United States, Billy Collins, told writer Dinitia Smith that since Sept. 11, “he had been […]


Published on February 5, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

By Will Pedigo On January 31st 2008, Vanderbilt University hosted a panel discussion led by trial judges from the Iraqi High Tribunal. It was a big deal for Nashville. The Iraqi High Tribunal was created by the Iraqi Governing Council in 2003 to provide justice for the atrocities committed by Saddam Hussein’s regime. It represents […]


Published on January 29, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

From Will Pedigo, producer at NPT currently working on a documentary about Nashville’s Kurdish community. This Thursday evening, January 31 from 5:30-7:00 p.m., there is a free and open to public event at the Flynn Auditorium, Vanderbilt University Law School — 131 21st Avenue South in Nashville — Holding the Hussein Regime Accountable for Atrocities: […]