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NPT’s ‘Soldier & Citizen’ preview event & broadcast premiere Feb. 23 & 28

Published on February 18, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Soldier & Citizen, the fourth documentary in Nashville Public Television’s Citizenship series, premieres this month on NPT. The documentary examines how minority groups ‒ African-Americans, immigrants and women ‒ leveraged their “blood debt” of military service to further their cause for full citizenship. Soldier & Citizen premieres Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. on NPT […]

Franklin Det. Leigh Ann Hester Honored in 2018 Nat’l Memorial Day Concert

Published on May 25, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT observes Memorial Day with a live broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday, May 27, at 7 p.m. with an encore presentation immediately following at 8:30 p.m. The concert will be hosted by actors Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinese and will include a mix of performances, readings and tribute segments highlighting significant […]

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap: Season 7, Episode 8

Published on May 7, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

By Bethany Domzal Sanders Vanderbilt University School of Nursing   I thought I had cried all my tears after last week’s episode of Call the Midwife, but the Season 7 finale left me clenching a box of tissues. What really struck and stayed with me after the closing credits, were the words of Sister Monica […]

NPT Highlights Locals and New Documentaries for Veterans Day 2017

Published on November 1, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Veterans Day programming for 2017 includes new documentaries, NPT originals on social media and the ongoing weekly replays of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Vietnam War series. Follow NPT on Facebook for a new collection of 30-second audiograms featuring Middle Tennessee veterans expressing their thoughts and concerns. Vietnam War-era veterans speak of lingering dissatisfaction with […]

Concert, Documentaries and a Ken Burns Preview to Mark Memorial Day 2017

Published on May 11, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT will air several programs in observance of Memorial Day, including the live broadcast of the annual National Memorial Day Concert from Washington, D.C. The concert airs Sunday, May 28, at 7 p.m. and will be hosted by actors Laurence Fishburne and Joe Mantegna. This year’s line-up includes retired Army Gen. Colin L. Powell; four-time […]

‘Call the Midwife,’ ‘Home Fires’ Return Sunday, April 2; VU Nursing Blog on April 3

Published on March 31, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Call the Midwife and Home Fires, two dramas highlighting communities of women, premiere Sunday, April 2, on NPT with compelling and powerful episodes. Babies and battles The sixth season of Call the Midwife begins in 1962 amid numerous societal shifts and a leadership contest between Sister Julienne (Jenny Agutter) and the austere Sister Ursula (Harriet […]

NPT Observes Veterans Day with Events, Programming

Published on October 27, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is observing Veterans Day 2015 with two screening events and several on-air programs. Please join us in saluting veterans and their families. In the community Join us Saturday, Oct. 31, at Nashville Public Library’s main branch for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up event featuring a screening of Stray Dog, a documentary about Vietnam veteran […]

NASHVILLE'S WWII VETS, OLD HICKORY, MELINDA DOOLITTLE AND MORE COME TO NPT

Published on November 27, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

Finally out of the post-Thanksgiving stupor enough to get back to posting. So we’re all up to speed, here’s a quick rundown of what’s coming up TV and event-wise through the end of the year. This Sunday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m. is the broadcast premiere of our new documentary NASHVILLE WWII STORIES. Produced by […]