Featured Programs

All IN: President Biden's First 100 Days

All IN: President Biden's First 100 Days

Today we talk to political scientists about President Joe Biden's first 100 days in office, to find out how he's handled issues like the pandemic, civil unrest, climate change, and multiple refugee crises.

Simple Civics

Simple Civics

You probably took a government or civics class, but many of us still have questions about how it all works. WFYI's Simple Civics is here to help!

Echoes of Indiana Avenue: Slide Hampton

Echoes of Indiana Avenue: Slide Hampton

Trombonist Slide Hampton is one of the greatest living legends of Indiana Avenue, having performed with some of the biggest names of jazz music, including Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, and more.

All IN

All IN

All IN is a daily, statewide talk show about interesting things happening in Indiana. We want to connect people--to the latest news and to each other through deep, thoughtful, lively conversation.

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow is part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt!

Human: The World Within

Human: The World Within

Explore the incredible universe inside each and every one of us.

Film Soceyology

Film Soceyology

Film Soceyology features criticism and commentary on recently released movies, as well as DVD releases and general film chatter.

Indiana Week in Review

Indiana Week in Review

A look at issues facing Indiana from differing viewpoints makes for an entertaining, lively and informative half-hour.

Indiana Lawmakers

Indiana Lawmakers

Jon Schwantes takes you behind the closed doors of the Indiana Statehouse.

PBS NewsHour Presents

PBS NewsHour Presents

Special programming from PBS Newshour on a variety of topics.

Cultural Manifesto

Cultural Manifesto

Explore the merging of a wide spectrum of global music with the more familiar American styles of music with local DJ Kyle Long.

Echoes of Indiana Avenue

Echoes of Indiana Avenue

Explore the cultural achievements of Black artists and musicians from central Indiana.

My Grandparents' War

My Grandparents' War

Follow leading Hollywood actors as they examine the impact of World War II on their family

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day

Take a look back at 10 years of historic International Jazz Day concerts.

Trouble at Lake Monroe

Trouble at Lake Monroe

Footage of a racial assault in the Indiana woods goes viral in the summer of 2020.

Great Performances

Great Performances

Experience the passion of painter Mark Rothko in this six-time Tony-winning play dramatizing Rothko's greatest challenge: creating the murals for New York's iconic Four Seasons restaurant. Stars Alfred Molina with Alfred Enoch as Rothko's assistant.

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

Follow Greta Thunberg as she steps from behind the podium and onto the front lines.

Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

Since the premiere of his groundbreaking series, African American Lives, in 2006 through the first five seasons of Finding Your Roots, noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has unearthed the family histories of influential people helping shape our national identity.

Independent Lens

Independent Lens

Independent Lens is televisions largest showcase of independent documentary film.

The Voodoo of Hell's Half-Acre: A Blues Poetry Opera

The Voodoo of Hell's Half-Acre: A Blues Poetry Opera

Live music and the spoken word combine to tell the story of the Great Migration.

A Writer's Roots: Kurt Vonnegut's Indianapolis

A Writer's Roots: Kurt Vonnegut's Indianapolis

Watch a director's cut of this WFYI documentary about the late Hoosier author, featuring a LIVE Q & A with Kurt's son Richard Vonnegut.

NOVA

NOVA

NOVA brings you stories from the frontlines of science and engineering, answering the big questions of today and tomorrow, from how our ancestors lived, to whether parallel universes exist, to how technology will transform our lives.

Bobby "Slick" Leonard: Heart of a Hoosier

Bobby "Slick" Leonard: Heart of a Hoosier

Bobby "Slick" Leonard is Indiana basketball. No one better embodies its toughness; no one better personifies its passion.

American Experience

American Experience

American Experience, TVs most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.

Hemingway

Hemingway

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explore the writer and his enduring influence.

When My Time Comes

When My Time Comes

NPRs Diane Rehm explores the right-to-die movement in America.

Lead Paint: Indiana's Poisoned Children

Lead Paint: Indiana's Poisoned Children

The CDC estimates that 13,000 Hoosier children have elevated blood lead levels at any given time. Lead poisoning in the No. 1 most preventable environmental cause of illness in children. Learn where the danger hides and learn how to keep your family safe.

Flesh and Blood

Flesh and Blood

Imelda Staunton and Francesca Annis star in a juicy mystery about the perils of late-life

A Chef's Life

A Chef's Life

Each week, Chef Vivian Howard explores both traditional and modern applications of quintessential Southern ingredients.

Atlantic Crossing

Atlantic Crossing

A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an eight-part drama.

Climate Change - The Facts

Climate Change - The Facts

Experts examine the impact of climate change and possible solutions to this global threat.

Extinction: The Facts

Extinction: The Facts

David Attenborough explores the extinction crisis and how it drives pandemic diseases.

Small Studio Sessions

Small Studio Sessions

Small Studio Sessions features intimate performances by local and national recording acts.

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Follow four families as they travel into their futures to take a proactive look at aging.

Howards End

Howards End

Howards End is the story of two sisters and the men in their lives seeking love.

Europe's New Wild

Europe's New Wild

Explore the resurgence of iconic wildlife and natural processes across Europe.

Nature

Nature

NATURE brings the beauty and wonder of the natural world into your home, becoming in the process the benchmark of natural history programs.

State of Higher Education Address

State of Higher Education Address

The Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education delivers the State of Education and Workforce address.

Everyday Engineering

Everyday Engineering

Meet several women in STEM careers and learn how they use science, technology, engineering and math in their everyday work!

Curiosity Club

Curiosity Club

Welcome to the Curiosity Club, a space where young kids can use their imagination to explore new ideas!

Onyxfest 2020: Written in Black

Onyxfest 2020: Written in Black

Enjoy highlights from OnyxFest 2020, a celebration of African-American playwrights.

The Black Church

The Black Church

An intimate four-hour series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

James Herriots adventures as a veterinarian in 1930s Yorkshire get a new TV adaptation.

Miss Scarlet & The Duke

Miss Scarlet & The Duke

Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders) stars in a six-part mystery.

Simple Civics

Simple Civics

You probably took a government or civics class, but many of us still have questions about how it all works. WFYI's Simple Civics is here to help!

In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl

In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl

Get a front-row seat to some of the best musical performances at the Hollywood Bowl.

Legalize Being Black

Legalize Being Black

Hip-hop trio Native Sun present a composition addressing the Black Lives Matter movement.

FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE explores and illuminates the critical issues of our times - from business and health to social issues, politics and war.

This Old House

This Old House

TV's original home-improvement show.

WFYI Presents Heartland Film

WFYI Presents Heartland Film

Indiana-based films honored at Heartland Films Indy Shorts International Film Festival.

Eva

Eva

At 10, Eva Mozes Kor survived experiments by Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. At 50, she helped launch the biggest manhunt in history. After decades of pain and anger, Eva traveled the world to promote what her life journey taught: Peace. Humanity. Forgiveness.

The Jazz Ambassadors

The Jazz Ambassadors

The Cold War and civil rights collide in this story of music, diplomacy and race.

The Long Song

The Long Song

A series based on Andrea Levys award-winning novel about the end of slavery in Jamaica.

PBS American Portrait

PBS American Portrait

What does it really mean to be an American today? Be heard and share your story now.

Celebrate Naptown

Celebrate Naptown

More than two dozen of Indys top musicians perform in a virtual Indy Jazz Fest concert.

POV

POV

Since 1988, POV has been the home for the worlds boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action.

When Disaster Strikes

When Disaster Strikes

See the mechanics of disaster relief from the heroes responding on the ground.

American Masters

American Masters

American Masters, committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history.

United We Dance

United We Dance

With in-person performances curtailed, top figures in ballet reflect on their careers.

The Devil's Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

Explore the lives of three American lawyers who defend accused terrorists.

Elizabeth Is Missing

Elizabeth Is Missing

Glenda Jackson stars as Maud, a woman determined to find her missing friend Elizabeth.

United in Song: Celebrating the Resilience of America

United in Song: Celebrating the Resilience of America

Join us for an evening of powerful performances to unite and celebrate our country.

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife follows the nurses, midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House, who visit the expectant mothers of Poplar, providing the poorest women with the best possible care.

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Anne Shirley heads to school in the city, and Matthew and Marilla face emptiness.

Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

Explore the life of one of the most influential African American thought leaders.

Move to Include Shorts

Move to Include Shorts

Meet people of all different abilities and learn how they navigate their daily lives.

The St Olaf Christmas Festival: A New Song of Grace and Truth

The St Olaf Christmas Festival: A New Song of Grace and Truth

Experience one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States.

Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir

Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir

Celebrate Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir featuring the marvelous Kristin Chenoweth.

Craft In America

Craft In America

Explore the diverse craft heritage, traditions and innovations in the Golden State.

Small Studio Signal Boost

Small Studio Signal Boost

Hear new music from Indiana artists along with conversations with local creators.

Weekend Sky Report

Weekend Sky Report

Matt Pelsor is an astronomy geek. He loves observing the stars, planets and other celestial objects that fill our night sky. With his help, you'll discover the magic of the skies, from streaking comets to harvest moons, in the Weekend Sky Report archives.

Rise of the Nazis

Rise of the Nazis

See how Adolf Hitler and the Nazis rise to power and usher in the death of democracy.

Secrets of Royal Travel

Secrets of Royal Travel

Pack your bags for a rare look at the monarchys luxurious private planes and trains.

The Trouble With Maggie Cole

The Trouble With Maggie Cole

See what happens when idle gossip escalates out of control.

Roadkill

Roadkill

Ambition knows no bounds, nor does corruption in a political thriller.

Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead

Beneath the turquoise waves of the Bay of Naples lies an extraordinary underwater archeology site, the ancient Roman city of Baiae.

EXHUMED: A History of Zombies

EXHUMED: A History of Zombies

Unearth significant moments of zombie pop culture over the last two centuries.

Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony: S&M 2

Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony: S&M 2

Join the heavy metal band as they combine forces with the nearly 80-member orchestra.

America's Test Kitchen

America's Test Kitchen

Join Americas Test Kitchen as they reveal the secrets to foolproof cooking at home.

The Age of Nature

The Age of Nature

Explore humanitys relationship with nature and wildlife.

Not Done: Women Remaking America

Not Done: Women Remaking America

Chart the last 5 years of the women's movement and its intersectional fight for equality.

What's So Funny: A Judy O'Bannon Comedy Special

What's So Funny: A Judy O'Bannon Comedy Special

Judy O'Bannon explores what purpose humor has in our lives and what makes Hoosier's laugh.

Special Coverage: Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Special Coverage: Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

WFYI will carry live coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing of Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the United States Supreme Court beginning Monday, October 12.

10 That Changed America

10 That Changed America

Explore the legendary streets, monuments and man-made marvels that changed America.

The Natural Heritage of Indiana

The Natural Heritage of Indiana

From glaciers to two-story homes, this series documents Indiana's changing landscape.

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Discover how the advent of the car brought African Americans new freedom but also dangers.

Hispanic Heritage Awards

Hispanic Heritage Awards

Celebrate the recipients of the annual Hispanic Heritage Awards.

Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Enjoy an intimate and heartfelt interview series hosted by author Kelly Corrigan.

ART21

ART21

Art21 showcases today's contemporary visual artists and their groundbreaking creations.

Van der Valk

Van der Valk

Marc Warren stars in Van der Valk, an all-new series based on Nicolas Freelings legendary

Hacking Your Mind

Hacking Your Mind

This four-part series examines how easy it is to hack your mind and what you can do.

Where Do We Go From Here?

Where Do We Go From Here?

Indianapolis community leaders discuss deeply rooted problems that triggered nationwide protests.

Lucy Worsley's Royal Palace Secrets

Lucy Worsley's Royal Palace Secrets

Join Lucy Worsley for an exclusive tour of Londons most extraordinary palaces.

Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

Discover the surprising Tudor origins of some favorite Christmas traditions.

Virtual Block Party

Virtual Block Party

Indianapolis jazz musicians take the stage at the Jazz Kitchen in a virtual performance.

Harbor from the Holocaust

Harbor from the Holocaust

Hear the story of nearly 20,000 Jewish refugees who fled Nazi-occupied Europe to Shanghai.

Headstrong

Headstrong

Explore the inspiring stories of female leaders from right here in Indiana.

Endeavour

Endeavour

The collapse of a tower block reveals a clue that may uncover the truth behind the crime that has haunted Endeavour and the team.

Lucy Worsley's Royal Photo Album

Lucy Worsley's Royal Photo Album

Lucy Worsley takes us through the story of the royal photograph.

Roadtrip Nation

Roadtrip Nation

Follow three young people as they explore whats happening in the exciting world of skilled trades and learn about promising jobs where a four-year degree isnt necessary.

Andrew Luck Book Club

Andrew Luck Book Club

Join Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck on the last Monday of each month for a discussion of some of his favorite books.

Grantchester

Grantchester

When a professor dies at a cutting-edge computer laboratory, Geordie turns to Leonard for assistance.

We'll Meet Again

We'll Meet Again

We'll Meet Again features dramatic reunions of people whose lives crossed at pivotal moments. Join Ann Curry as we view history through their eyes and hear stories of heroism, hope and the forging of unbreakable bonds.

The Vote

The Vote

The Vote tells the story of the campaign waged by American women for the right to vote.

Spy in the Wild: A Nature Miniseries

Spy in the Wild: A Nature Miniseries

From the hot and humid tropics to the freezing poles, PBS Nature places even more spy creatures in the middle of some of natures greatest events.

Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets

Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets

Lucy Worsley visits the incredible locations where Royal history was made.

Prehistoric Road Trip

Prehistoric Road Trip

Join Emily Graslie for a summer road trip through the heart of America's dinosaur country.

A Capitol Fourth

A Capitol Fourth

A Capitol Fourth is broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Optimizing Life

Optimizing Life

Explore the impact that lifestyle changes can make on personal health.

Ania's Song

Ania's Song

We each demonstrate our love in unique ways.

The Talk: Race in America

The Talk: Race in America

The conversation parents have with their children reveals the state of race relations.

Iconic Women of Country

Iconic Women of Country

Trisha Yearwood, Wynonna Judd and others pay tribute to the legends who inspired them.

One Woman, One Vote

One Woman, One Vote

A look at the history of the women's suffrage movement.

SICK

SICK

Sick is a new podcast about what goes wrong in the places meant to keep us healthy.

Expedition

Expedition

Join Steve Backshall in uncharted territory to uncover the worlds last unknown places.

The Miniaturist

The Miniaturist

As Nella seeks answers from the elusive miniaturist, she must take charge of a household facing a life-or-death struggle. See the finale of The Miniaturist, Sunday at 9 pm.

National Memorial Day Concert

National Memorial Day Concert

Celebrate Memorial Day and the U.S. armed forces with a live concert at the Capitol.

The Queen at War

The Queen at War

Learn how the longest reigning monarch in British history was shaped by World War II.

Somewhere South

Somewhere South

Vivian Howard takes viewers on a culinary tour of the South through cross-cultural dishes.

The Roosevelts

The Roosevelts

A chronicle of three members of the most influential family in American politics.

Curious Mix

Curious Mix

Jill Ditmire hosts this showcase of local artists and their work.

Blood Sugar Rising

Blood Sugar Rising

Blood Sugar Rising is a PBS special that follows the diabetes epidemic in the U.S.

World on Fire

World on Fire

Emotionally gripping World War II drama World on Fire premieres on Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Baptiste

Baptiste

Tcheky Karyo revives his role as French detective Julien Baptiste in this spinoff of The

Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music

Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music

Take a comprehensive look at the history, people and worldwide reach of bluegrass music.

Autumnwatch New England

Autumnwatch New England

In this live production, travel to the colorful landscapes of New England, meet a cast of unforgettable wildlife characters, and experience some of the best autumn has to offer.

Animal Babies: First Year on Earth

Animal Babies: First Year on Earth

Meet six baby animals from across the globe. Follow along as they overcome challenges in t

An Evening with Ken Chenault

An Evening with Ken Chenault

Take a rare inside look at the career of a business giant, former AmEx CEO Ken Chenault.

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

Go inside the Apollo 11 spacecraft in this stunning recreation of the first moon landing.

Festival of Carols

Festival of Carols

Soprano Sylvia McNair joins the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir for the Festival of Carols.

Family Pictures USA

Family Pictures USA

Explore American cities, towns and rural communities through the lens of the family photo

Diplomacy in a Dangerous World

Diplomacy in a Dangerous World

NPR's Steve Inskeep moderates a discussion with U.S. Senators Richard Lugar and Sam Nunn about current threats posed by weapons of mass destruction and how the senators' framework can continue to reduce these dangers and inform global diplomacy.

Artrageous with Nate

Artrageous with Nate

Artrageous with Nate strives to educate and inspire creativity in elementary-aged children through interactive lessons in art, science and history.

A Ripple of Hope

A Ripple of Hope

A Ripple of Hope weaves together first-person accounts of the tumultuous day in 1968 in which Robert Kennedy delivered the news that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated to a crowd in Indianapolis. His extemporaneous speech brought a sense of peace to the city.

The Windermere Children

The Windermere Children

Child survivors of the Holocaust are brought to Windermere to recuperate.

Inheritance

Inheritance

Meet three women who are genetically predisposed to breast cancer.

Gershwin Prize

Gershwin Prize

The Library of Congress awards its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and Culture annually.

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls In School

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls In School

This film takes a deep dive into the lives of Black girls and the practices, cultural beliefs and policies that disrupts one of the most important factors in girls lives education.

A Perfect Balance

A Perfect Balance

Through backstage interviews and stage rehearsals, some of the world's greatest dancers describe the dedication and discipline that goes into becoming an accomplished performer.

Conversations About Education

Conversations About Education

A series of public forums discussing the educational issues facing the Indianapolis community. Parents, educators and community leaders dig into the educational landscape and share options for improvement.

Baseball

Baseball

An American epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs.

Niall Fergusons Networld

Niall Fergusons Networld

Niall Ferguson explores the history of social networks.

Little Women

Little Women

Follow sisters Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood.

Beecham House

Beecham House

Tom Bateman stars as John Beecham in the new drama coming to MASTERPIECE.

Heartland Local Food

Heartland Local Food

The local food debate going on at the Farmers' Market in Lawrence, Kansas is representative of the food issues facing the entire United States: What makes food sustainable? How do farmers' markets build community? Why does local food matter?

Sanditon

Sanditon

Jane Austen's final and incomplete novel comes to life in Sanditon.

No Passport Required

No Passport Required

Join chef Marcus Samuelsson on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture.

A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley

A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley

Lucy Worsley delves into the history of romance.

Vienna Blood

Vienna Blood

A doctor and a detective team up to solve baffling cases in early 1900s Vienna.

State of the Union

State of the Union

President Trump delivers the 2020 State of the Union address.

Indiana State of the Judiciary

Indiana State of the Judiciary

The Chief Justice is required to provide Indiana lawmakers with an update on the condition of the courts.

Mark Twain Prize

Mark Twain Prize

Honoring the career and success of American's most entertaining comedy moguls.

Live From Lincoln Center

Live From Lincoln Center

Live From Lincoln Center broadcasts world-class performances from the stages of Lincoln Center into homes across America.

The Children's Crusade Revisited: Slaughterhouse-Five at 50

The Children's Crusade Revisited: Slaughterhouse-Five at 50

Explore how Kurt Vonnegut's classic novel has affected American literature and culture.

Victoria & Albert: The Wedding

Victoria & Albert: The Wedding

Celebrate the enduring love that changed British matrimonial ceremonies forever.

New Years Day Local Marathon

New Years Day Local Marathon

Kick off the new year with some of the best WFYI programs produced right here in the heart of Indiana.

Hoosiers: The Story of Indiana

Hoosiers: The Story of Indiana

Explore Indianas 200-year history through the descendants of ordinary Hoosiers who lived through extraordinary times, while helping to shape the fabric of our state.

The Ornament of the World

The Ornament of the World

See how Muslims, Jews, and Christians in medieval Spain forged a common cultural identity.

Poldark

Poldark

After five seasons, it's time to say goodbye. Don't miss the series finale of Poldark.

Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Sesame Street's ready for its 50th anniversary celebration with host Joseph Gordon Levitt.

Thank You for the Challenge: The 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Thank You for the Challenge: The 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Forty of the world's most jaw-droppingly talented young violinists are invited to Indianapolis for the musical challenge of a lifetime.

Journey To Jobs

Journey To Jobs

Meet individuals and organizations across the country and right here in Indiana who are connecting job seekers to employment.

Life from Above

Life from Above

Behold Earth as it's never been seen before through images taken by cameras in space.

The Warrior Tradition

The Warrior Tradition

The largely-untold story of Native Americans who served in the United States military.

Press

Press

Charlotte Riley, Ben Chaplin and David Suchet star in this six-part drama.

Michael Buble - Tour Stop 148

Michael Buble - Tour Stop 148

Grab a front row seat and exclusive backstage pass to superstar singer Michael Bubls visually thrilling and musically triumphant To Be Loved Tour.

Indiana Reading & Information Services - IRIS Radio

Indiana Reading & Information Services - IRIS Radio

IRIS encourages and supports local organizations in their mission to help those with disabilities access and connect to the world around them. This is a collection of interviews recorded in the IRIS studio and made available to IRIS Listeners, the print-impaired of Indiana.

The Durrells in Corfu

The Durrells in Corfu

Keeley Hawes stars as an intrepid widow who moves her family to a sunny Greek island.

Retro Report on PBS

Retro Report on PBS

Retro Report makes sense of the present by revealing the past.

The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs

The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs

Alternately loved and reviled, Eugene Victor Debs was a passionate labor leader, a progressive political figure, and a formidable speaker in a time of great change in the United States.

Wild Metropolis

Wild Metropolis

Discover the extraordinary animals adapting to life in the worlds most loved cities.

VOCES

VOCES

Celebrate the rich diversity of Latino arts and culture in this documentary showcase.

Country Music

Country Music

Explore the history of country music from its roots in ballads, hymns and the blues to its mainstream popularity and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it Americas Music.

Magical Land of Oz

Magical Land of Oz

Burrow into the magical depths of Australian animal life.

Benjamin Harrison: President at the Crossroads

Benjamin Harrison: President at the Crossroads

Explore the life of President Benjamin Harrison.

Economic Club of Indiana

Economic Club of Indiana

WFYI Public Radio has partnered with the Economic Club of Indiana to record and broadcast presentations from the club's monthly luncheons.

Ancient Skies

Ancient Skies

Discover how centuries of knowledge helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space

The Chaperone

The Chaperone

Society matron Norma Carlisle accompanies Louise Brooks to New York City.

Jamestown

Jamestown

PBS Passport Presents: Follow the lives of three women in colonial Jamestown.

No Limits

No Limits

"No Limits" focuses on the hot topics of interest to Central Indiana residents.

Rivers of Life

Rivers of Life

Explore the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi rivers in this three-part series.

Great Museums

Great Museums

Discover what makes Islamic Art at the Met and the Louvre seem "Foreign Yet Familiar."

When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time

When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time

Discover the evolutionary secrets of some of the worlds most majestic creatures.

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana is a film by documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman.

Recharged: The Art of Creative Renewal

Recharged: The Art of Creative Renewal

Since its launch in 1999, more than 400 grants have been awarded the Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship, a two-year, $10,000 grant for artists and administrators. Explore what this means for our artists and our city.

Unforgotten - Season 3

Unforgotten - Season 3

Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar star as police officers investigating the cold case murder of a boy whose diary implicates four seemingly unconnected couples.

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

Explore the rise of Jim Crow and the undermining of Reconstruction's legal and political legacy, and see how African Americans fought back using artistic expression to put forward a "New Negro" for a new century.

Veteran Children

Veteran Children

Explore the remarkable strengths, challenges, and perspectives of America's military children. The film provides a unique lens as families and children tell us their own stories in their own words.

Happier Birth Days

Happier Birth Days

Learn from a panel of experts as they share ways to improve health outcomes for black mothers and babies.

Victoria - Season 3

Victoria - Season 3

The worlds eyes are on the Great Exhibition, and the Royal couple in the Victoria Season 3 finale. Does triumph or failure beckon?

The Takeover

The Takeover

The Takeover is a new radio documentary about Indiana's radical move to save failing schools. WFYI education reporter Eric Weddle explores the promise of school turnaround and the effects of a state takeover of four Indianapolis public schools.

Samantha Brown's Places to Love

Samantha Brown's Places to Love

Samantha Brown has a Paradise Coast adventure including a kayak tour in the salt-waters of Everglades National Park, a visit to the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, and more.

Margaret: The Rebel Princess

Margaret: The Rebel Princess

This intimate two-part series profiles Princess Margaret, whose life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution that transformed the western world during the 20th century.

Courage, Brains and Muscle: Our Environmental Champions

Courage, Brains and Muscle: Our Environmental Champions

Former First Lady Judy OBannon travels the state in search of environmental champions, discovering creative individuals who are successfully improving sustainability and reducing pollution in Indiana.

The Great British Baking Show

The Great British Baking Show

Follow passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.s best.

The Art of the Matter

The Art of the Matter

The Art of the Matter connects viewers to the Central Indiana arts community, presenting lively stories and interviews about the creative work that abounds in our region.

SOBER: Voices Of Recovery And Hope

SOBER: Voices Of Recovery And Hope

Addiction affects millions of Americans. At a live storytelling event held Aug. 14, 2018, Indiana community members who struggle with addiction shared their stories of life in recovery.

Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity

Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity

Join renowned Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for a special concert in remembrance of the city's Tree of Life Synagogue tragedy.

Sacred

Sacred

Embark on a global journey of spirituality, examining faith as a primary human experience and the role of ritual and prayer in the highs and lows of our lives.

Sinking Cities

Sinking Cities

Miami is beloved for its beaches and waterfront homes and businesses. See how engineers and planners are trying to protect Miami from rising seas and ever-more-frequent and violent storm surges that could destroy the city's tourist and business economy.

Native America

Native America

Discover the cosmological secrets behind America's ancient cities. Scientists explore some of the world's largest pyramids and 3D-scan a lost city of monumental mounds on the Mississippi River.

Neanderthal

Neanderthal

Join Ella Al-Shamahi, assisted by Hollywood actor Andy Serkis, as she explores the fate of the Neanderthals, asking why they became extinct and discovering how they live on inside us today.

Personal Statement: America Reframed

Personal Statement: America Reframed

Personal Statement follows three high school seniors from Brooklyn intent on defying the odds for themselves and their classmates by becoming the very resource they don't have for themselves: peer college counselors.

The Great American Read

The Great American Read

And the winner is... after millions of votes, find out which of the 100 nominated books is crowned America's best-loved novel.

God Knows Where I Am

God Knows Where I Am

Follow the story of Linda Bishop, a well-educated New Hampshire mother who battled severe bipolar disorder and homelessness.

Carmel Dads' Club: Spirit of a Community

Carmel Dads' Club: Spirit of a Community

Learn Carmel Dads' Club helped grow the city from a one-stoplight farming community to one of the top places to live in the nation.

The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science

The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science

Take a timely look at how one institution has met the changing demands of healthcare for 150 yearsand what it can teach us about facing the challenges of patient care today.

Mobile Cyclist

Mobile Cyclist

Join native Hoosier Anthony Barr as he discovers the best bike shops, events, destinations and bike-friendly businesses in cities and towns across the country.

What People Are Saying About WFYI

What People Are Saying About WFYI

WFYI members share what keeps them tuning in and supporting the station they love.

WFYI Presents The Great American Read with Andrew Luck & John Green

WFYI Presents The Great American Read with Andrew Luck & John Green

Andrew Luck and John Green, two of Indianapolis' most notable figures, delighted hundreds of fans during a recent, wide-ranging conversation on reading, writing, football and more, and now you can see how all the fun unfolded.

Vision Beyond Sight

Vision Beyond Sight

Hosted by James Michaels, Bosma VP of Program Services and Chris Dunlavy, Bosma Programs Outreach & Education Coordinator. James and Chris provide information about Bosma's assistive technology and personalized programs.

Richard Lugar: Reason's Quiet Warrior

Richard Lugar: Reason's Quiet Warrior

Explore the life and times of Senator Richard G. Lugar of Indiana.

Eat Drink Indiana Radio

Eat Drink Indiana Radio

Host Jolene Ketzenberger goes into kitchens, fields and local markets to meet the chefs, farmers and food artisans who are making a difference in Indiana.

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

How did the U.S. get into its current #opioid epidemic, and what are some possible solutions for dealing with the crisis?

Native Art Now!

Native Art Now!

Examine the evolution of Native contemporary art over the last 25 years.

The Past in the Present

The Past in the Present

Explore Indianapolis' historic preservation movement and how it's shaped the city & state.

9000 Miles

9000 Miles

Indiana is 9,000 miles from Vietnam. That may seem far away, but for many the Vietnam War remains close to home.

Designers of the Dance

Designers of the Dance

Step into the studio with legendary dancers and choreographers to learn about the process of producing five of the world's most beloved ballets.

Waves of Fortune: China's Maritime Silk Road

Waves of Fortune: China's Maritime Silk Road

Anthropologist Ian McIntosh explores the vast history of China's Silk Road and reveals links between the past and the present.

When Kids Wrote the Headlines, The Children's Express, Y-Press Story

When Kids Wrote the Headlines, The Children's Express, Y-Press Story

From 1990 to 2012, more than 1,750 young Hoosiers ages 10 to 18 learned the craft of gathering information and presenting it in print and broadcast reports that were used by The Indianapolis Star, WFYI and other media outlets.

Welcome Home: The International State of Indiana with Judy O'Bannon

Welcome Home: The International State of Indiana with Judy O'Bannon

Former First Lady of Indiana, Judy O'Bannon, explores the many communities that make up the Hoosier state's rich and vibrant national and ethnic diversity.

The Farthest

The Farthest

The epic story of NASAs Voyager mission to the outer planets and into interstellar space.

The Story of China

The Story of China

Discover the splendors of Chinas last empire, the Qing.

The American Epic Sessions

The American Epic Sessions

Jack White and T Bone Burnett lead an epic recording session using the only working 1920s recording device in existence in this tribute to the artists celebrated in the American Epic documentary series.

Over, Under, Gone: The Killer in Our Rivers

Over, Under, Gone: The Killer in Our Rivers

Thousands of "low head" dams are scattered across our country, and while the name implies low hazard/low impact, nothing could be further from the truth.

The Building Blocks of Our Future

The Building Blocks of Our Future

Hear from local and national experts, and visit preschools in Marion and Indianapolis, to discover what high quality early education means.

Passing On

Passing On

Passing On explores death and dying through a series of compelling, personal and thought provoking stories that will engage viewers and provide valuable information about planning for end-of-life.

Butler ArtsFest

Butler ArtsFest

WFYI brings you these recaps of the Butler ArtsFest.

India - Nature's Wonderland

India - Nature's Wonderland

Share in India's natural wonders with India- Nature's Wonderland.

Attucks: The School That Opened a City

Attucks: The School That Opened a City

WFYI Public Media and Ted Green Films are teaming up to illuminate the story of Crispus Attucks High School and its students.

Tusker Tales

Tusker Tales

Enjoy a storytelling event celebrating AMPATH, a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated, Indiana University-led global health program in Kenya.

India: Beauty, Mystery, Energy and Endurance

India: Beauty, Mystery, Energy and Endurance

Join Judy O'Bannon as she steps into the joyful whirlwind of beauty, mystery and inexhaustible energy that calls itself India.

The Temple Makers

The Temple Makers

Follow the construction of the Hindu Temple of Central Indiana and see how a building goes from a simple block structure to a holy temple.

Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed

Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed

From Wall Street to Main Street in cities and towns across Indiana...anyone with money to invest is vulnerable to financial fraud.

Ride the Tiger

Ride the Tiger

This documentary seeks to find out where the biological breakdowns that lead to bipolar disorder occur and how we can possibly preempt, fix or rewire our brains back to recovery.

Indiana State of the State

Indiana State of the State

The governor of Indiana provides an update to both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly.

When The World Answered

When The World Answered

In this WFYI Production, explore the Herculean efforts to save and restore the artwork of Florence after massive flooding destroyed many of the cities priceless treasures nearly fifty years ago.

Spirit & Place Essays

Spirit & Place Essays

WFYI has partnered with the Spirit & Place Festival to present a series of powerful stories on how RISK has shaped the lives of some famous and lesser known Hoosiers.

Leaves of Change

Leaves of Change

Travel to China with WFYI as we explore hand-harvested tea on breathtaking mountainside plantations, exotic ceremonies in exclusive members-only tea houses, and more.

Indiana Trailblazers

Indiana Trailblazers

This WFYI documentary shows the heroes who blazed the trail for justice across the state and nation, exploring the pivotal issues and events that affected the African-American community in Indiana before, during and after the Civil Rights Movement.

Fireworks 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Fireworks 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Filmed at the 2014 International Violin Competition in Indianapolis by a WFYI crew, this documentary takes you behind-the-scenes of this competition as it culminates in the launching of a concert violinist's career.

American Graduate

American Graduate

American Graduate: Lets Make It Happen is a public media initiative, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, to help students stay on the path to graduation and future success.

Veterans Coming Home: Healing Arts

Veterans Coming Home: Healing Arts

See the inspiring stories of Hoosier veterans who are using art to help transform their war experiences into hope and healing.

Tales from the Royal Bedchamber

Tales from the Royal Bedchamber

Host Lucy Worsley explores the beds of past British monarchs to uncover the secrets of the royal bedchamber. She shows us that our obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new.

Spirit & Place Public Conversation

Spirit & Place Public Conversation

The Spirit & Place Public Conversation is an on-stage dialogue featuring three nationally-known speakers from the worlds of arts, civics, and religion.

Ravel Rousers: The Reimagining of 'Daphnis et Chloe'

Ravel Rousers: The Reimagining of 'Daphnis et Chloe'

In June, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Dance Kaleidoscope and the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir presented the fully-staged version of Maurice Ravel's symphonic ballet "Daphnis et Chloe," considered one of the composer's greatest masterpieces.

International School at 20: Global Lessons in Education

International School at 20: Global Lessons in Education

For two decades, the International School of Indiana has built a solid reputation as an institution that prepares students to succeed in an increasingly interconnected global landscape.

Operation Maneater

Operation Maneater

Veterinarian Mark Evans uses technology to tackle three deadly predators

Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service

A journey into the shadowy world of British espionage and Her Majestys Secret Service.

The Fringe Factor: Ten Years Onstage with IndyFringe

The Fringe Factor: Ten Years Onstage with IndyFringe

Take an affectionate look back and forward as IndyFringe celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Little Children, Big Returns

Little Children, Big Returns

This new documentary from WFYI takes a look at why it makes economic sense for Indiana to invest in state-funded early childhood education.

The Lingnan Spirit: Education for Service

The Lingnan Spirit: Education for Service

Explore Lingnan University's value of Education for Service and how this mission firmly links the East with the West in this WFYI documentary.

Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Growing grapes, making wine and doing the work of God in the Cherry Capital of the World.

Dinosphere Today: An Across Indiana Special

Dinosphere Today: An Across Indiana Special

In celebration of Dinosphere's 10th anniversary, WFYI is re-airing the original Dinosphere documentary, followed by an update on the remarkable new exhibits - Leonardo, a mummified dinosaur, and the mysterious Draco Rex Hogwartsia - hosted by Michael Atwood.

Lee and Richard Hamilton: Conversations with a Politician and a Pastor

Lee and Richard Hamilton: Conversations with a Politician and a Pastor

Brothers Lee and Richard Hamilton talk about a wealth of issues -- war and the atomic bomb, politics versus policy, growing up with a pastor father and more.

When Every River Turned Against Us

When Every River Turned Against Us

The Great 1913 Flood caused more than $100 billion in damage over 15 states, and by washing out bridges, roads and railroads, the flood brought America's Crossroads and all states that depend on it, to a standstill.

Legacy: Desmond Tutu in Indianapolis

Legacy: Desmond Tutu in Indianapolis

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was on hand as Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary celebrated the creation of the Desmond Tutu Center. The Nobel Prize winner spoke to the crowd at Clowes Memorial Hall.

Fleeced - Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse

Fleeced - Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse

See what can happen to older adults when their trust is undermined by con artists out to steal their pensions, savings and homes.

The Show Goes On: Clowes Memorial Hall at 50

The Show Goes On: Clowes Memorial Hall at 50

Celebrate the history of this unique institution, with interviews from celebrities such as Bela Fleck and André Watts.

Five Voices

Five Voices

Judy O'Bannon and four dear friends take part in a free-wheeling conversation.

First In, Last Out: A History of Fighting Fire in Indianapolis

First In, Last Out: A History of Fighting Fire in Indianapolis

Firefighters uphold and exemplify these values through their public service. These selfless men and women are an essential part of any community. This is the story of the Indianapolis Fire Department, its past, its present and its future.

Power to the People

Power to the People

In the summer of 2012, 32 Hoosier volunteers, including 28 rural electric linemen, traveled to a remote mountain area of Guatemala. Their mission: to bring electricity to three villages located in beautiful, but treacherous terrain near the Mexican border.

Ancient Treatments New Practices

Ancient Treatments New Practices

Travel to Guangzhou, China to see how traditional medical continue to have relevance for practitioners all over the world.

Young Stars of Ballet

Young Stars of Ballet

In this performance documentary, some of the world's premiere pre-professionals take the stage - not in competition, but in a professional performance with some of the stars of the ballet world in a special presentation by the Indianapolis City Ballet.

C.S.I. Shakespeare

C.S.I. Shakespeare

In spring 2012, the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI presented the world premiere of a lost 400-year old play by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, "The History of Cardenio." This half-hour documentary highlights the 20-year effort by world-renowned Shakespeare scholar and Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University, Dr. Gary Taylor, to recreate the play, filtering old texts through modern high-tech databases to reconstruct the original.

Take 2

Take 2

This is the story about the long-time jazz partnership of saxophonist Frank Glover and pianist Claude Sifferlen.

East Treats West

East Treats West

China is often seen as a land in cultural conflict with itself, as millennia of ancient practices meet head-on with life in the 21st century. Nowhere is this more apparent than the multi-faceted area of medical practice. Today the Indiana University School of Medicine works closely with Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China, exchanging knowledge, students, and teachers.

Second Chances: What Can Happen When a Barn Lives Again

Second Chances: What Can Happen When a Barn Lives Again

The landscape of rural Indiana is punctuated by hundreds, maybe thousands, of old wooden barns, and each has a story to tell.

For Gold and Glory

For Gold and Glory

Set against a backdrop of racial unrest in the region during the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, this annual auto race offered African-American drivers and mechanics a venue for competition at a time when social prejudice prevented many blacks from taking part in motor sports events.

In Endless Song: 20 Years of the Indianapolis Children's Choir

In Endless Song: 20 Years of the Indianapolis Children's Choir

Singers in the Indianapolis Children's Choir, the largest children's choir program in the country, are from all different socioeconomic backgrounds. But, they have one thing in common. They all love to sing, and through the instruction they receive, they sing beautifully.

Open Door: China in Indiana

Open Door: China in Indiana

Ties between Indiana and China are growing stronger - and faster - with each passing year. While many Hoosiers may not immediately see the growth of Chinese culture here, others are immersing themselves in it, in the name of business, art and even love.

Path Breakers: 10 Years of the Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Art

Path Breakers: 10 Years of the Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Art

This locally-produced special highlights the 10th anniversary of the biennial Eiteljorg Museum Fellowship for Native American Fine Art, presented by Lilly Endowment. The Fellowship, provides support and national visibility for Native American artists.

Return of the Cicadas

Return of the Cicadas

This original local documentary produced in association with the Indiana University Research and Teaching Preserve follows the life cycle of Brood X, which made its momentous ascension in the spring of 2004. It accounted for one of the largest insect outbreaks on Earth.

Together in Peace: The Making of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Peace Walk

Together in Peace: The Making of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Peace Walk

Documentary producer Kim Jacobs follows the creation of The Peace Walk along the Cultural Trail. Thursday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. on WFYI 1.

Transformation: Old Building, New Life

Transformation: Old Building, New Life

"Transformation: Old Building, New Life" chronicles the dramatic restoration of the former Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Indianapolis (cornerstone laid in 1891) into the 21st Century home of Indiana Landmarks.

The Wabash: Life on the Bright White River

The Wabash: Life on the Bright White River

The Wabash is Indiana's river. Its story of beauty and inspiration, of exploration and discovery, is the story of how we became who we are, both as a state...and as a nation.

Well Done, Indiana

Well Done, Indiana

At the start of the American Civil War in April 1861, the Federal government sent out a call to every state in the North, seeking volunteers to fight for the Union. Indiana was quick to respond. In total, about 200,000 Hoosiers volunteered to fight during the course of the war.

Full Circle: The Life and Times of Edgar Whitcomb

Full Circle: The Life and Times of Edgar Whitcomb

From his dramatic escape out of the Philippines during World War II to abandoning politics for the thrills of sailing solo around the world, Edgar Whitcomb, Indiana's 43rd governor, is an explorer with an independence that makes him a truly unconventional and unique Hoosier.

When Did I Get Old? Reflections on Aging Today

When Did I Get Old? Reflections on Aging Today

Our retirement years: this is the time of life when people begin to refer to us (whether we like it or not!) as "the elderly," or as "older adults," or as "senior citizens." A lot of what happens to us during this time is good, and yet lots of people have lots to say about the "not so good" side of our so-called "golden years" as well.

The Journey Home: Celebrating 25 Years of Habitat for Humanity in Greater Indianapolis

The Journey Home: Celebrating 25 Years of Habitat for Humanity in Greater Indianapolis

For 25 years, Habitat for Humanity has been providing low-income individuals and families in Indianapolis the life-changing opportunity to purchase and own simple, quality, affordable homes.

Who's Your Helper? The Story of Indiana's Hoosier Helpers

Who's Your Helper? The Story of Indiana's Hoosier Helpers

"Who's Your Helper? The Story of Indiana's Hoosier Helpers" is an account of the humble driver servants and their more than 20 years of service to our state. So much more than just tire changes and gas fill-ups, the Hoosier Helpers are risking their lives everyday in order to keep Indiana's motorists moving along our interstates as safely as possible.

The Lasting Legacy: Indy's Super Bowl Legacy Part IV

The Lasting Legacy: Indy's Super Bowl Legacy Part IV

The Big Game is gone, but Indianapolis' commitment to remain a "super city" moves into a new phase...taking the promise civic leaders made to the NFL to re-make an underserved neighborhood and using it as a springboard to keep transforming the city.

All Healthcare is Local: The Emergence of Healthier Communities

All Healthcare is Local: The Emergence of Healthier Communities

In November 2011, BHI held a statewide conference, linking community leaders with state and national healthcare experts. "All Healthcare is Local: The Emergence of Healthier Communities" allowed the viewer to be a part of this lively exchange

Gametime is Showtime: Indy's Super Bowl Legacy Part III

Gametime is Showtime: Indy's Super Bowl Legacy Part III

In part three of WFYI's look at the "Super Bowl Legacy Project," the paces quickens for both Host Committee and volunteers alike with Super Bowl 46 just two weeks away. Host Derwin Smiley profiles a day in the life of Allison Melangton, the Committee's CEO, and that of Tessie Lloyd-Jones, considered by many to be "Super Volunteer."

Naptown to Super City

Naptown to Super City

How did this happen? How did a city, so dead in the mid 1960s that pigeons were hunted with shotguns in the middle of downtown, morph into a metropolis vibrant enough to attract the biggest media event in the world, the Super Bowl?

Nearing the Goal: Indy's Super Bowl Legacy Part II

Nearing the Goal: Indy's Super Bowl Legacy Part II

Its some 100 days and counting until one of the planet's grandest sporting events comes to Indianapolis for the first time - and host Derwin Smiley will take you where the action is happening.

Journey of the Beams

Journey of the Beams

Two steel beams were escorted in a procession across New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio by thousands of motorcyclists. Interstates were shut down while they passed. Word of mouth brought thousands more to bridges and overpasses to see them. Their destination and final resting place: Indianapolis.

Digital_Man/Digital_World

Digital_Man/Digital_World

Only a few decades ago, computers filled entire rooms, and consumed enough electricity to power over 100 households. The Digital Equipment Corporation transformed the entire industry, making computers smaller, less expensive and more accessible. DEC's founder, Ken Olsen, led the revolution, and in the process developed innovations that became the basic principles of the Information Age.

Self Sacrifice: A Son, A Soldier, A Suicide

Self Sacrifice: A Son, A Soldier, A Suicide

In June of 2009, Chancellor Keesling, son of Indianapolis residents Gregg and Jannett Keesling, took his own life while serving with the Army Reserve in Iraq. Since then the family has been engaged in its own kind of combat, fighting a battle against doubt, guilt, grief, uncertainty... and an overwhelming sense of loss.

Hoosier Veterans: Faces of War

Hoosier Veterans: Faces of War

The Indianapolis Star and WFYI Indiana veteran's service in an unforgettable tribute.

John Wooden: They Call Him Coach

John Wooden: They Call Him Coach

Host Scott Hoke interviews former Purdue basketball coach Gene Keady and biographer and collaborator Steve Jamison about John Wooden's impact on the game of basketball, and his status as an American icon.

Inspiration Cast in Bronze: A Communities Building Community Special

Inspiration Cast in Bronze: A Communities Building Community Special

This special takes a look at why society honors and remembers people with bronze or stone statues. The focus is on sculptors Raymond Graf and Kenneth Ryden as they create bronze memorials to former Gov. Frank O'Bannon (1930-2003), which will be displayed in Corydon's town square and at the Statehouse Rotunda.

Indiana Eugenics

Indiana Eugenics

A five-part news series on history of Eugenics in Indiana.

Indiana Expeditions with Rick Crosslin

Indiana Expeditions with Rick Crosslin

Join Rick Crosslin, one of Indiana's most honored and respected science teachers, on a journey to discover how real science impacts our lives every day. A science program for students in grades 3-8.

Across Indiana

Across Indiana

Join host Michael Atwood and company for a trip Across Indiana. Through the years, they've met a cast of characters, hobbyists, tall-tale-tellers, artists, poets, collectors, musicians, curators, oddballs, re-enactors, cooks, saints and sinners - all drawn from your friends, neighbors, and people just like you.

Doing Virtuous Business

Doing Virtuous Business

Doing Virtuous Business explores virtues such as Respect, Courage, Patience, Discipline, Compassion, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Humility, and others, and how these virtues, when put into practice, can reshape priorities, elevate organizational vision and mission, and strengthen economic and social parameters.

Drop by Drop: Protecting Indiana's Water Supply

Drop by Drop: Protecting Indiana's Water Supply

In Drop by Drop: Protecting Indiana's Water Supply, we'll unlock the mysteries of where our water comes from, and where it goes once it disappears down the drain. And, we'll witness real-life stories of the challenges people face - and overcome - in their efforts to bring clean water to their communities.

Festival of Friends: An Offering in Four Quaker Voices

Festival of Friends: An Offering in Four Quaker Voices

Festival of Friends presents four nationally-known artists - singer/songwriter Carrie Newcomer, and authors J. Brent Bill, Philip Gulley, and Scott Russell Sanders - for a delightful evening of story, song, essay, and humor, inspired by the rich Quaker tradition of finding the wondrous and sacred within the ordinary and everyday.

Forests at Work: An Indiana Expeditions Special

Forests at Work: An Indiana Expeditions Special

Indiana Expeditions host Rick Crosslin investigates the way our forests are managed in Indiana.

The Game Changers

The Game Changers

The Game Changers is the story of a unique initiative to transform American classrooms by focusing on teachers and the universities charged with training them.

A Gathering of Heroes

A Gathering of Heroes

A Gathering of Heroes is the story of a reunion of a group of 60 Hoosier World War II veterans - most of who had never met. They came together during the unusually hot summer of 2005 for a 15-hour cross-country bus trek to the nation's capital to see the memorial...their memorial.

The Hope Givers

The Hope Givers

The Hope Givers, follows a group of Hoosiers as it makes the journey to the L'Heure Joyeuse clinic half-a-world away in Morocco, bringing with them a message of help and of hope. It is a message born from the optimism of the Heartland and carried by Hoosier hands willing to work for change.

Invisible Women: Forgotten Artists of Florence

Invisible Women: Forgotten Artists of Florence

Invisible Women sheds light on groundbreaking women artists of Florence and their virtually unknown works. It also points to the rediscovery and restoration of these works as the guiding forces behind rescuing the art of Florence's forgotten women artists.

Judy O'Bannon's Foreign Exchange

Judy O'Bannon's Foreign Exchange

Judy O'Bannon's Foreign Exchange takes viewers to fascinating places around the world and introduces them to people who are finding new ways to use mind, body and spirit to help change their world for the better. Through these travels, viewers will have the opportunity to explore issues that are relevant to all of us in this newly evolving global community.

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget is a personal recollection of World War II from the unique perspective of Columbus, Indiana resident Gustav Potthoff, a survivor of the Japanese slave labor camp responsible for the building of the notorious bridge over the River Kwai.

More Than a Game: The Indy Super Bowl Legacy

More Than a Game: The Indy Super Bowl Legacy

More Than a Game: The Indy Super Bowl Legacy is a half-hour program chronicling the impact of the upcoming Super Bowl XVLI on the city, focusing on a section of Indianapolis that is undergoing profound change.

Naturally Indiana

Naturally Indiana

Set against a backdrop of changing seasons, Naturally Indiana is a spectacular journey through the state's four major eco-regions: Tallgrass Prairie (Central), Great Lakes (Northwest), Tillplain (North Central) and Low Plateau (Southern Indiana).

Outside the Box

Outside the Box

How much do you really know about charter schools and how they operate? Join us for Outside the Box, a documentary that will help you better understand how charter schools operate and learn why some say charters are helping raise the bar on what is possible in education.

Peregrinos (Pilgrims): A Musical Journey

Peregrinos (Pilgrims): A Musical Journey

Take a musical journey with Gabriela Frank as she defines her time in Indianapolis through the rhythms and stories of its people. An orchestral piece with a touch of Latin flavor, Peregrinos is a pilgrimage into the changing landscape of Indianapolis, described by Gabriela as a "surprisingly diverse, very Latino city."

Reclaiming the American Dream

Reclaiming the American Dream

Despite the economic traumas of the past few years, the American Dream of home ownership is still possible - with appropriate preparedness. Reclaiming the American Dream profiles real people with profound stories of their journeys toward their dream.

Rich Lives

Rich Lives

Rich Lives explores the world of 20th century homemakers, in a stage presentation by Rita Kohn based upon an oral history compiled by Eleanor Arnold. Arnold crafted "Voices of American Homemakers" from interviews with more than 200 women in the mid-20th century.

Search and Rescue: Preserving Indiana's Rural Heritage

Search and Rescue: Preserving Indiana's Rural Heritage

Search and Rescue Preserving Indiana's Rural Heritage explores the preservation of artifacts from the environment of prehistoric times, actual techniques in practice in the adaptive reuse of rural buildings today, and the strengths of community in rural life.

Undefeated: The Roger Brown Story

Undefeated: The Roger Brown Story

With stunning footage and imagery and interviews with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Oscar Robertson, Julius Erving, Reggie Miller and many others, Undefeated: The Roger Brown Story brings to life one of the most amazing sports stories never told.

Wind Chimes and Promises

Wind Chimes and Promises

The dramatization of Wind Chimes and Promises relates the memories between the Knox family's arrival in Indianapolis in 1919 and the 16th birthday of Prudence Knox Adair, the narrator, in 1926.

Wings Over Indiana: An Indiana Expeditions Special

Wings Over Indiana: An Indiana Expeditions Special

Host Rick Crosslin travels across the state, as well as to the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center in California, to look at Indiana's connections to the history and science of aviation. The show will profile astronauts and aviators, some as young as 13-years old.

Leadership Lessons Learned

Leadership Lessons Learned

Leadership Lessons Learned is a collection of short essays by Central Indiana community leaders that provide insight, information and inspiration.

Compadre Huashayo

Compadre Huashayo

Compadre Huashayo is the first western classical composition ever designed for South America's native instrumentation. Follow the story of how this custom-designed classical composition came to be.

Indiana Prepares

Indiana Prepares

Indiana Prepares, a documentary by WFYI, focuses on the two main pillars of preparedness: First responders, and Indiana hospitals.

Bill Hudnut: Twilight Reflections, Evening Meditations

Bill Hudnut: Twilight Reflections, Evening Meditations

Perhaps no one is more associated with the revitalization of downtown Indianapolis than William Hudnut, the "Minister Mayor." Now, in the twilight of his remarkable life and career, he sat down with John Krull of WFYI's No Limits to reflect on what has gone before and to ponder what lies ahead.

Dropping in with Mark Montieth

Dropping in with Mark Montieth

Mark Montieth sits down with three team members of the 1954 Milan basketball team, whose championship run inspired the movie Hoosiers.

KIB - Beautiful Moments

KIB - Beautiful Moments

For 40 years, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful has been creating and maintaining urban green spaces for the benefit of all. Every Friday afternoon at 4:44 through the end of August, 90.1 WFYI profiles one of these places with the Beautiful Moment series.

Shakespeare Uncovered

Shakespeare Uncovered

Simon Russell Beale uncovers the romance and betrayals of The Winter's Tale and shows that in this play Shakespeare offers something for which everyone longs: the ability to make amends for an irreversible mistake.

Beyond A Year in Space

Beyond A Year in Space

Beyond A Year in Space picks up where A Year in Space left off: Scott Kelly's last day in space and return to Earth.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: A Swingin Sesame Street Celebration

Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: A Swingin Sesame Street Celebration

Enjoy the music of Sesame Street with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.