Watch on WYES
The program features interviews with the people who fought the draft, supported it and lived its realities.
Monday, April 27, 2015 8:00 pm
THE DAY THE 60’s DIED
The film chronicles the nation’s upheaval during May 1970, the month in which four students were shot dead at Kent State. Pictured: May 4, 1970 – Ohio National Guardsmen at Kent State
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:00 pm
During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, North Vietnamese forces closed in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. Experience the power of personal narratives by exploring previously unpublished photos and listening to first-hand accounts of Vietnamese American refugees.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 8:00 pm
LOCAL ANGLE!! Learn about a little-known attack from the ocean depths that claimed 5,000 American lives. Dr. Robert D. Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, investigates the wreck of one of the attack craft, a German submarine that lies at the bottom of the gulf just a few miles off New Orleans.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 8:00 pm
THOMAS & FRIENDS: THE ADVENTURE BEGINS!
All new episodes May 11-15! On Monday, May 11 at 12:30pm don’t miss a new hour-long ride for Thomas and friends.
Monday, May 11, 2015 12:30 am
Local Projects and Initiatives
Electronic Field Trip: “The Battle of New Orleans”
Geared to grades 5-8, the 40-minute Electronic Field Trip features student reporters, interviews with “General Jackson,” a discussion with an expert panel, dramatic video and fun facts. CLICK HERE to watch.
The program looks into the Criminal Court Judgeship races on November 4. Who will you chose as Judge? CLICK HERE to learn more.
Louisiana is striving to improve graduation rates while better preparing students for the workplace and college. WYES looks into what our state is doing to help students find their pathway to a career and continued education. AMERICAN GRADUATE: LOUISIANA’S FUTURE premiered August 2014. Watch the program here.
Can Louisiana’s coast be saved? Learn more about what will be done to stop the loss of our wetlands and barrier islands in RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: REBUILDING OUR COAST.