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NPT’s ‘Soldier & Citizen’ preview event & broadcast premiere Feb. 23 & 28

Published on February 18, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Soldier & Citizen, the fourth documentary in Nashville Public Television’s Citizenship series, premieres this month on NPT. The documentary examines how minority groups ‒ African-Americans, immigrants and women ‒ leveraged their “blood debt” of military service to further their cause for full citizenship. Soldier & Citizen premieres Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. on NPT […]

NPT Presents Special Programming on Thursday Nights

Published on August 3, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Over the coming weeks, NPT will broadcast a number of programs that examine our nation’s history of political and racial tensions so that we might better understand the events of today. “Through engagement with these topics, we seek to enrich the lives of everyone who calls Nashville home,” said Beth Curley, NPT’s president and CEO. […]

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 […]

`Looking Over Jordan: African Americans and the War` Premieres February 21

Published on February 18, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

The latest documentary in our Emmy Award Winning TENNESSEE CIVIL WAR 150 series, LOOKING OVER JORDAN: AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND THE WAR,  premieres this Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m., with a rebroadcast on Thursday, February 28 at 9:00 p.m. About the documentary: The Civil War began as a means of preserving the Union. But to nearly […]