Independent Lens: Twin Sisters, tonight at 9pm on KUAC TV

Independent Lens: Twin Sisters

In China in 2003, twin babies Mia and Alexandra were found in a cardboard box and placed in an orphanage, where authorities separated the infants and concealed their sibling relationship. Two sets of prospective adoptive parents - one from California and the other from Norway - meet during the adoption process and launch an investigation that reveals that the girls are sisters. The girls grow up … Read More

Home of the Terracotta Warriors, tonight at 10 pm on KUAC TV

Home of the Terracotta Warriors

Follow two American archaeologists, Michelle and Alex, to China, as they visit the ancient city Xi’an, the home of the terracotta warriors. Xi'an is recognized as the source of major archaeological discoveries across the world including the 3rd Century B.C.E. terracotta warriors. The 175,450 square foot excavation reveals more than 7,000 life-size terracotta warriors and horses arranged in battle … Read More

Enola Gay’s Navigator: Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, Tuesday at 10 pm on KUAC TV

Enola Gay's Navigator

Van Kirk flew 58 missions in England and North Africa before returning to the United States. He was assigned to navigation training and in November 1944 became group navigator of the 509th Composite Group training for atom bomb delivery. Quietly, in June 1945, the group started moving overseas to the Pacific island of Tinian in the Marianas chain. Their familiar arrowhead tail markings were … Read More

Think Wednesday: Nature, NOVA & How We Got To Now, starting at 8 pm on KUAC TV

Think Wednesday

Don’t miss three hours of primetime nature, science and technology this Wednesday night starting with NATURE’S ANIMAL MISFITS where odd and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival are explored. At 9, see NOVA: BEN FRANKLIN’S BALLOONS. Then, from 10 to 11, HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON explores the power and legacy of great ideas. Tune in Wednesday night from … Read More

Nate Montgomery on Alaska Live, Wednesday at 10 pm on KUAC FM

Nate Montgomery on Alaska Live

Join KUAC’s Lori Neufeld as she welcomes Nate Montgomery into the studio. Nate is a Fairbanks native and brings his unique “Appalaskan Folkgrass” to Alaska Live. Tune in Wednesday night at 10 on KUAC FM, KUAC online, KUAC HD, and KUAC TV 9.5. … Read More