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New Civil War drama starts Jan. 17 on NPT; local curator writes guest blog

Published on January 8, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Mercy Street, PBS’ first original American drama in more than a decade, premieres Sunday, Jan. 17, at 9 p.m. Set during the Civil War, Mercy Street was inspired by real people and follows the lives of two volunteer nurses – New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate belle Emma Green – working in Mansion House, […]

NPT’s ‘Wessyngton Plantation’ Documentary Wins NETA Award

Published on October 12, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s original documentary, ‪Wessyngton‬ Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom, was awarded best documentary of the year by the National Educational Telecommunications Association last week. Part of NPT’s Tennessee ‪‎Civil War 150‬ series, the 2014 documentary was produced, written and directed by ‪NPT senior producer Ed Jones‬ and filmed by ‪‎Matthew Emigh‬, ‪‎Paul Mojonnier‬ and […]

`Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom` Premieres July 11 – Tells Story of the Washingtons

Published on July 8, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

by Chloe Cable NPT Intern Nashville Public Television’s award winning Tennessee Civil War 150 series aims to explore our state’s pivotal role in the Civil War, and is continuing to do so in its new documentary, “Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom,” premiering Friday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m. (Rebroadcast at 11:30 p.m.). After […]