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NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Belonging’ Premieres Tuesday, May 30

Published on May 25, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Belonging, the 10th documentary in NPT’s Next Door Neighbors series, premieres Tuesday, May 30, at 9:30 p.m. In this edition of Next Door Neighbors, we examine the lives of several Middle Tennesseans who grapple with what it means to belong, to be foreign-born and still fit into American culture. How do experiences of acceptance and […]

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 […]

Cousteau Says Tennessee Rivers Matter to the Ocean

Published on May 23, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Jean-Michel Cousteau, the eldest son of the late ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, President of Ocean Futures Society and host of Ocean Adventures on NPT and PBS stations nationwide, was in Chattanooga yesterday to speak at the Tennessee Aquarium. He told attendees that although the state is not near the ocean, its rivers matter. “The river […]