For every $1 of federal funding, public broadcasting stations raise more than $6 from local sources — a tremendous return and a successful public-private partnership. Still, the new administration is proposing to eliminate this funding and leave millions of Americans without what they believe is the most trusted source of news, information and early education in the country.
How did the most famous Hoosier author since James Whitcomb Riley get his start? What about Indianapolis inspired him? Why did he keep coming back to Indianapolis in his books? This new WFYI documentary, produced in partnership with the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library explores Vonnegut’s hometown and the people and places that shaped him.