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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 […]

Programming to Honor Veterans this May on NPT

Published on May 11, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT will present several programs this month that honor the men and women who serve in our country’s armed forces. That programming includes PBS’ 27th annual broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert live from our national’s capital. We kick off this month of observance on Sunday, May 15, with a special free screening of […]

Did Civil War soldiers like those on Mercy Street suffer PTSD?

Published on February 18, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

By Rob DeHart Tennessee State Museum Mercy Street exposes the psychological impact of war through the moving story of Confederate soldier Tom Fairfax who arrived at the hospital traumatized by seeing a friend die in battle. Though Tom seems to improve, he eventually takes a drastic step when given the opportunity to escape the hospital […]

Veterans Coming Home: Courage Beyond

Published on September 4, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

As we announced in August, NPT is part of a new nationwide project called Veterans Coming Home.  The project includes a new digital series and broadcast spots, community discussions,  a dedicated website at Veterans.wnpt.org and a social media campaign at veterans.wnpt.org/welcomewall. We released our first video on August 18, “What War Feels Like.” Today, we […]

NPT Part of New Nationwide Veterans Coming Home Project

Published on August 18, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Nashville Public Television (NPT) will contribute this fall to a new nationwide project titled Veterans Coming Home. Funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and led by Wisconsin Public Television, Veterans Coming Home harnesses public media’s strengths and reach to address the needs of veterans in local communities. Building on compelling national content, NPT and other […]