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Nashville`s Gary Slaughter on 50th Anniversary of Cuban Missile Crisis and `Man Who Saved the World`

Published on October 17, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

Fifty years ago this month, in October 1962, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear war. On October 22, 1962, after reviewing photographic evidence, President John F. Kennedy informed the world that the Soviet Union was building secret missile bases in Cuba, just 90 miles off the shores of Florida.  For the next 13 […]

Media Update: Help Us Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with Your Memories of NPT

Published on July 9, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

  This September, NPT will celebrate its 50th Anniversary, and we want you to help us mark the occasion.  From our humble beginnings as school board-licensed station WDCN, to our stature now as NPT and one of the most-watched public television stations in the country, a lot has happened in 50 years.  You have made […]

(Media Update) The Gents a` Gourmet | Or How Don Draper Learned to Cook

Published on March 19, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

It’s hard to believe these days, in 2012, with chefs like Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, Chris Kimball and Jamie Oliver all over the place, that there was a time in America when men didn’t know how to cook. Not necessarily because they had no interest in cooking, but because maybe they weren’t so smart in […]