Watch the Sunday 2/28 episode of Story in the Public Square featuring an interview with MLK/FBI director Sam Pollard and producer Benjamin Hedin. The episode will be broadcast on PBS nationwide (RI PBS airs at 11 am and 7:30 pm EST). The interview will also be available as a podcast on the POTUS (Politics of the United States), channel 124 on SiriusXM Radio.
To watch the film in advance, register via newportFILM for the free streaming link available Monday 2/22 – Thursday 2/25 (11:59pm EST).
Story in the Public Square is an award winning program co-hosted by Jim Ludes, Executive Director of the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina University and G. Wayne Miller, senior staff writer at The Providence Journal. Story in the Public Square features interviews with today’s best print, screen, music, and other storytellers about their creative processes and how their stories impact public understanding and policy.
Streaming of MLK/FBI and engaged conversations about the themes of the film are a collaboration of newportFILM and journalist G. Wayne Miller of Story in the Public Square / The Providence Journal as part of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities’ Culture is Key initiative to understand, test, and evaluate the role of cultural participation on our state’s civic health.
Culture is Key is supported by the Rhode Island Foundation, the Federation of State Humanities Councils, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.