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NPT spot on TSU/VU program for minority students is in nat’l pub media show

Published on October 25, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

NPT highlights Earth Horizons, a Tennessee State University/Vanderbilt University geosciences program for minority students, in national American Graduate show.

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 […]

‘A Time of Joining,’ an NPT Original Production, Premieres Feb. 22

Published on February 19, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

A Time of Joining, the latest documentary in NPT’s Citizenship Project series, premieres Thursday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. The film explores the rise of benevolent societies and fraternal associations in the years following the Civil War. These organizations provided members with burial insurance, status and other benefits before the nation had any sort of […]

Aging Matters ‘Nutrition & Aging’ & ‘Practical Nutrition’ Premiere Nov. 16

Published on November 9, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Of the diseases that can affect how we age, malnutrition is not an obvious one. However, researchers say more and more older adults are malnourished, including people who may look healthy or who may even be overweight. Nutrition & Aging, NPT Reports’ latest Aging Matters documentary, examines the hidden epidemic of malnutrition and undernutrition among […]

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 […]

‘1971’ documentary premieres May 18 on Independent Lens

Published on May 13, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Premiering Monday, May 18, on Independent Lens, 1971 is a suspenseful documentary with all the intrigue and tension of a classic heist movie. The film airs at 9 p.m. on NPT and has two Nashville connections: Producer Katy Chevigny recently relocated here and much of the archival footage used in the film was found through […]

`Call The Midwife` The Morning-After Analysis: Season 2: Episode 3

Published on April 15, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Like they did last season, we are happy to have the faculty of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing back to guest blog for us each Monday morning about the previous night’s episode of Season 2 of Call the Midwife, airing on Sundays on NPT and PBS Stations nationwide at 7:00 p.m. Central, March 31-May 19. Check in here every Monday morning […]

Vandy Film Series Offers Look at FOR LOVE OF LIBERTY Fri Jan 29

Published on January 25, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

Vanderbilt University’s excellent International Lensfilm series presents a free screening and preview of director Frank Martin’s FOR LOVE OF LIBERTY: THE STORY OF AMERICA’S BLACK PATRIOTS, on Friday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. Admission is free and open to the public. Martin and co-producer Richard Hull (a Vanderbilt alumnus) will be in […]

Updated with Video: Register and Zeppos Go One on One with John Seigenthaler

Published on June 15, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Dr. Jesse Register Dr. Nicholas Zeppos Join us Friday night, June 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. for the latest installments of NPT’s recurring public affairs series One on One with John Siegenthaler. In the first half hour, Seigenthaler sits down for a conversation with Nashville’s new Director of Public Schools, Dr. Jesse Register. The two […]