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Ken Kesey

OPB | Dec. 4, 2014 2:37 p.m.

This documentary offers a fresh look at this tie-dyed-in-the-wool icon. “Ken Kesey” presents interviews with Kesey family members, including his son Zane, daughter Sunshine, granddaughter Kate Smith, widow Faye Kesey McMurtry and his 97-year-old mother Geneva Jolley. Additionally, several authors weigh in on Kesey’s writings and antics, including Michael Strelow, professor of literature at Willamette University, Robert Faggen, professor of literature at Claremont McKenna College and Kesey’s biographer; and Ken Babbs, a Kesey friend, writer and lifelong Merry Prankster.


OPB | Dec. 3, 2014 9:32 a.m.

Shot on location, this program tells the story of the early history of Hanford largely through the words of people who worked there during World War II and during Hanford’s expansion during the Cold War. Viewers will also see early archival film shot at Hanford and remarkable photographs taken over the years. In addition, viewers will go inside B-reactor—the first full-scale nuclear reactor in the world, now being preserved as a National Historic Landmark.


OPB | July 25, 2014 11:17 a.m.

Reveal is a first-of-its-kind television show that brings viewers deep into investigations and captures the drama and high stakes of the reporting process.

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements

OPB | June 16, 2014 2:35 p.m.

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is an exciting PBS series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what the world is made of—to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter.

Time Team America

OPB | April 28, 2014 midnight

The Armenian Genocide

OPB | Feb. 6, 2014 9:33 a.m.

Out of the Shadow

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 5:10 p.m.

Survival: Lives in the Balance

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 4:52 p.m.

Jerusalem: Center of the World

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 4:32 p.m.

Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 3:29 p.m.

Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 2:36 p.m.

OUT in America

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 12:28 p.m.

Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 11:59 a.m.

Rick Steves' European Christmas

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 11:30 a.m.


Rick Steves' Europe

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 11:23 a.m.


OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 11:05 a.m.

Oregon Wine: Grapes of Place

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 10:33 a.m.

The Modoc War

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 10:12 a.m.