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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’s ‘Early Black Press’ Documentary Premieres April 20, 2017

Published on April 19, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

The Early Black Press: Tennessee Voices Lifted, an NPT original production, premieres Thursday, April 20, at 8 p.m. This latest documentary in our Citizenship series was produced by LaTonya Turner and Ed Jones and examines the rise of black-owned newspapers in the decades following the Civil War. We will host a simultaneous Facebook Live screening […]

NPT’s ‘First Black Statesmen’ documentary featured in online screening event

Published on March 17, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is hosting a unique way to see First Black Statesmen: Tennessee’s Self-Made Men, our latest history documentary. On Friday, March 25, at noon, viewers can watch the documentary via an online platform that allows for real-time conversation with panelists and other viewers in an adjacent window. The First Black Statesmen event will feature NPT’s […]

‘Reconstruction: A Moment in the Sun’ premieres in April on NPT

Published on April 23, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Reconstruction: A Moment in the Sun, the ninth of NPT’s original Tennessee Civil War 150 documentaries, premieres Thursday, April 23, at 8 p.m. An encore presentation airs  Monday, April 27, at 11 p.m. The documentary is a riveting tale of revenge, domestic terror and broken promises after the Civil War, told through reenactments and interviews […]