KERA Celebrates Trailblazing Women
This summer, KERA and PBS are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment with a slate of programs that spotlight women who shaped American history, as well as modern women who continue to shatter the glass ceiling.
Tuesday, June 16 at 7pm on KERA TV
Dive into the life and career of groundbreaking writer, performer and subversive star Mae West. Watch on demand for free.
June 17-July 1, Wednesdays at 9pm on KERA TV
Join Emily Graslie for a summer road trip through America’s dinosaur country on a search for mysterious creatures and bizarre ecosystems that have shaped Earth. Watch episodes on demand after they air on KERA TV.
Friday, June 19 at 8pm on KERA TV
Enjoy a revealing look at iconic Texas governor Ann Richards in this play starring Holland Taylor. Watch a preview.
June 21-July 5, Sundays at 7pm on KERA TV
Join Lucy Worsley on a journey across Europe to visit the incredible locations where royal history was made. From the Spanish Armada to the French Revolution, learn how royal history is a mixture of facts, exaggeration, manipulation and mythology. Watch episodes on demand after they air on KERA TV.
Tuesday, June 23 at 7pm on KERA TV
An artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller that examines her life and works. Watch on demand after it airs on KERA TV.
Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30 at 8pm on KERA TV
A story of a defiant movement of women of color, transforming politics from the ground up. Watch parts 1 and 2 after they air on KERA TV.
Monday, June 29 at 10pm and Tuesday, June 30 at 9:30pm on KERA TV
Join author, activist and commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and voices from across the ideological spectrum. Watch parts 1 and 2 on demand after they air on KERA TV.
Friday, July 3 at 8pm on KERA TV
Experience a unique interpretation of Gloria Steinem’s life starring Emmy winner Christine Lahti. Watch a preview.
Monday, July 6 at 7pm on KERA TV
Celebrate trailblazing women in a show spotlighting outstanding work from athletes, artists & more. Watch on demand after it airs on KERA TV.
Monday, July 6 and Tuesday, July 7 at 8pm on KERA TV
Meet the unsung heroes of the movement and relive the fiery, dramatic and unrelenting campaign that led to passage of the 19th Amendment, granting American women the vote and ushering in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history. Watch now with KERA Passport.
Friday, July 10 at 8pm on KERA TV
Mark the women’s suffrage centennial with stories of pioneering women who shaped American politics. Watch a preview.