With the state legislature now gaveled in to a second special session in the new Legislative Information Office in Anchorage, major state issues are under debate, namely the state’s operating budget.
KSKA: Friday, 5/22, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 5/23, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, 5/22, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 5/23, at 4:30 p.m.
From Maine to Mississippi, Alaska to California, filmmaker David Grubin, visits physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who are placing the patient at the center of their practice — transforming the way medical care is delivered while lowering costs.
Rx: THE QUIET REVOLUTION shows how a patient-centered philosophy can improve health outcomes and enrich the lives of patients.
We’ve been hearing for months about Alaska’s fiscal crisis. The budget is being cut and we’ll have to dip into reserves. Some economists predict that the state will run out of savings in less than a decade. But is there an alternative? Can the state make money for the general fund from sources other than oil revenue? Some economists say yes.
KSKA: Friday, 5/15, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 5/16, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, 5/15, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 5/16, at 4:30 p.m.
Today we’re discussing water. Specifically, the absence of adequate water and sewage systems in rural communities across Western Alaska. Though there has been a lot of progress building facilities in the last 20 years, the job isn’t done, leaving many with limited access to potable water. It’s not merely an issue of convenience. There are elevated health risks, economic consequences, as well as questions of fairness in resource allocation. And amid diminishing state revenues along with accelerating climate change, the problems are rapidly worsening.
KSKA: Friday, May 8, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, at 4:30 p.m.
BILLY JOEL: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GERSHWIN PRIZE honors singer-songwriter Billy Joel’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
The evening will include performances by Joel, as well as Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban, Natalie Maines, John Mellencamp and LeAnn Rimes, with a special performance by Kevin Spacey — as well as a dance ensemble performance from Twyla Tharp’s “Movin’ Out.”
Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. THE ROOSEVELTS marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative.
This encore presentation begins Tuesday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m and runs through June 23.
Mon @ 7:00 pm - Antiques Roadshow
Conclusion. In Charleston, W. Va., items include a Newcomb College vase, ca. 1905; an 1875 W.S. Young landscape oil of the Greenbrier River in West Virginia; and a collection of Noel Coward "Sail Away" memorabilia. Also: Civil War cigarette booklets.
Mon @ 8:00 pm - The Homefront
The lives of America's military families are chronicled in this documentary, which features stories of pride, patriotism, sacrifice and resilience.
Mon @ 10:00 pm - War for Guam
The legacy of World War II on Guam, a U.S. territory since 1898, is detailed in this documentary, which recalls how the indigenous people of Guam remained loyal to the U.S. under the Japanese occupation.