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The next steps for DOC

The next steps for DOC

Governor Walker recently announced Dean Williams as the new commissioner of the Department of Corrections. This week on Alaska Edition we will talk about the future of the Department of Corrections and the steps the new commissioner plans to take to better the system.
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The Black Panthers – Vanguard of the Revolution

The Black Panthers - Vanguard of the Revolution

Revisit the turbulent 1960s, when a revolutionary culture emerged with the Black Panther Party at its vanguard. Stanley Nelson tells the vibrant story – IN THE BLACK PANTHERS – VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION – of a pivotal movement that feels timely all over again. Tuesday, February 16. 8:00 p.m.

David Bowie: Five Years

David Bowie: Five Years

Survey five pivotal years in Bowie’s extensive career, each illustrating his inspiration and where his innovative ideas led him. The program features unseen footage and interviews with close collaborators, and charts Bowie’s continual evolution. Friday, February 12. 9:00 p.m.

Emergency preparedness in Alaska

Emergency preparedness in Alaska

On this week’s Alaska Edition, we discuss emergency preparedness in the state.

February 2016 Television Highlights: Special Campaign Coverage

February 2016 Television Highlights: Special Campaign Coverage

The month of February is highlighted by special campaign coverage by PBS NEWSHOUR including: Reports on the Iowa caucuses. Monday, February 1. 10:00 p.m. Reports on the New Hampshire primary. Tuesday, February 9. 10:00 p.m. Democratic presidential debate. Thursday, February 11. 5:00 p.m.

PBS hosts Democratic debate

PBS hosts Democratic debate

Live from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the DNC-sanctioned debate, the first Democratic presidential debate following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. Thursday, January 11. 5:00 p.m.

Nature: Moose – Life of a twig eater

Nature: Moose - Life of a twig eater

Travel to Canada’s Rockies and into the world of moose to experience a calf’s first year of life. At the best of times, fewer than half of these leggy 35-pounders survive their first year. This stunningly intimate film NATURE – MOOSE-LIFE OF A TWIG EATER – attempts to find out why. Wednesday, February 10. 7:00 p.m.

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Alaska Edition

A weekly, half-hour news analysis talk show with Alaska Public Media journalists.


Arctic Entries

Anchorage’s celebrated storytelling event. Seven people tell a seven-minute-long true story related to the show’s theme.


in my family

Teaches Alaska Native languages to kids, with the help of a feathered friend.


addressing alaskans

Brings public radio listeners and TV viewers a diverse menu of public lectures and events from southcentral Alaska.


    Tue @ 5:00 am - Explore North America

    Trek across this interactive map, collecting geological clues that tell the story of our continent.

    Tue @ 5:00 am - Towers of Chalk in Kansas

    Amidst the flat plains of Kansas are the gorgeous remains of an ancient inland sea.

    Tue @ 5:00 am - How Vultures Can Eat Rotten Meat

    Why don't vultures get food poisoning?

    Tue @ 5:00 am - Making North America: Origins

    Experience the colossal geologic forces that shaped our continent over billions of years.

    Tue @ 5:00 am - North America Sky Tour

    Fly coast to coast to see highlights of how North America took the shape it is today.