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NPT’s Another Perspective podcast launches with ‘Dark Money’ filmmaker

Published on October 5, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Follow the money. It’s one of the basic rules of investigative journalism, a catchphrase used throughout the Academy Award-winning film, All the President’s Men. The phrase also summarizes the methodology of a Montana journalist as he explores the proliferation of anonymous corporate contributions into American politics. Filmmaker Kimberly Reed in turn followed the story for […]

Free Screenings in May: Ric Burns Event & Veterans-Themed Indie Lens Pop-Up

Published on May 3, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is hosting two free documentary screenings this month including a May 23 event with filmmaker Ric Burns and a May 17 veterans-themed event. Served Like a Girl, the final film in our 2017 – 2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up series, is a candid look at a shared sisterhood aiming to help the rising number of […]

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 […]

John Seigenthaler Named 2014 Powerhouse Award Recipient (VIDEO)

Published on June 10, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

(Ed. Note. John Seigenthaler died on Friday, July 11. He was 86. To read a remembrance by NPT, please visit this link. For his obituary, please visit The Tennessean). John Seigenthaler, longtime host of NPT’s A Words on Words, humanitarian, journalist, defender of the First Amendment and so much more, was honored in late April […]

LIVEBLOG: Nov 7 | Women`s Fund Forum on Human Sex Trafficking in Tennessee

Published on November 6, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

Join us here on Wednesday, November 7 at 9:15 a.m. for a real-time live blog of the Women’s Fund Forum on Human Sex Trafficking in Tennessee. Even though registration for the event at the First Amendment Center is now closed, you can follow along here, as well as by following the Women’s Fund Forum on […]

God in America: The First Amendment Center Discussion

Published on October 13, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

We hope you’ve been enjoying the landmark six-hour/three-day series God in America, which concludes tonight with hours five and six and is also available to view online. A program like God in America is ripe for discussion, and we held two screenings of segments from the documentary prior to its broadcast, at Lipscomb University and […]