Jen is a web producer at KPBS, responsible for program promotion, online membership-related activities, and is the editor of the KPBS community calendar. Jen has worked at KPBS since 2000. She is originally from Las Vegas and attended the UNLV.
What Hippocrates knew 2000 years ago, we’re only just discovering: Our gut is responsible for a lot more than processing the food we eat. With the surface area of a football field, our digestive tract is a vital immune barrier, protecting us from disease and contamination. By expelling and killing foreign invaders, it accounts for 70 percent of our immune system. “Eat Dirt” will identify the specific gut types of leaky gut syndrome. Once viewers identify their own Gut Type, they can heal their gut more quickly, by following a plan that is designed specifically for them.
Joan Baez celebrated her 75th birthday on Saturday, Jan. 27 at New York’s historic Beacon Theatre. The special event honored her legendary 50 plus years in music with an intimate, career-spanning live performance. Baez performed alongside a remarkable array of superstar artists including: David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson.
Enjoy the groundbreaking folk group's biggest hits and more 1950s and '60s chart toppers, performed by the current trio with Bob Shane, Timothy B. Schmit, Al Jardine, Trini Lopez, Barry McGuire, Sana Christian, The Limeliters and Josh Reynolds. Through changing times and lineups, the Trio has played on, remaining popular for a simple reason — their timeless songs. And nearly 60 years after “Tom Dooley” shot to the top of the charts, today’s Trio is still on the road 30 weeks a year, bringing back all the great memories and making new ones.
If you suffer from allergies, you are not alone. The epidemic of allergies is bigger than you ever imagined. One billion people around the world are now afflicted. But you don't have to be a victim of your allergies. Leo Galland, M.D., renowned physician, researcher, and writer, presents "The Allergy Solution." You will be the first to learn the four hidden truths about allergies that will forever change the way you think - and deal with - the allergies affecting you, your family, or loved ones. You will also learn the astonishing facts about the relationship between allergies and weight gain.
Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson—"the Mt. Rushmore of country music"—for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind." In May 2016, Columbia/Legacy released "The Highwaymen Live – American Outlaws," a 3-CD and DVD box set of live performances. Support great programming on KPBS and get your box set!
Healthy bones hold the key to remaining mobile, engaged and independent in life. This is a topic of particular importance for baby boomers and all older Americans for whom a fracture can have debilitating consequences for the rest of their lives. In this new PBS special produced by Twin Cities PBS, Dr. Lani Simpson, DC, CCD, an expert in osteoporosis and author of “Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide,” leads viewers in understanding how to take charge of their bone health and retain their independence.
"George H.W. Bush" examines Bush's service in World War II, and his early career in Texas, to his days in the Oval Office, first as Vice President to Ronald Reagan, then as the leader who presided over the first Gulf War. Drawing upon Bush's personal diaries and interviews with his closest advisors and most prominent critics, the film also explores Bush's role as the patriarch of a political family whose influence is unequaled in modern American life.
"Munich ’72 And Beyond" tells the searing account of the kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes by Palestinian terrorists at the Munich Summer Olympics. The film exposes shocking new information about the tragic events, their devastating aftermath, and the heroic efforts to seek recognition and remembrance for the victims.
"Jimmy Carter," part of the Peabody Award-winning AMERICAN EXPERIENCE collection The Presidents, will have an encore broadcast on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 on PBS. Jimmy Carter’s story is one of the greatest dramas in American politics. In 1980, he was overwhelmingly voted out of office in a humiliating defeat, but over the following decades became one of the most admired statesmen and humanitarians in America and the world. Produced, written, and directed by Adriana Bosch, this film traces his rapid ascent in politics, dramatic fall from grace, and unexpected resurrection.