MAKERS: Women in War


"Women in War"
Tuesday, Oct 21st - 8:00pm

Track American women’s increasing participation in war — from Vietnam to the present — as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies.

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FRONTLINE: Losing Iraq


"Losing Iraq"
Tuesday, Oct 21st - 9:00pm

Over two weeks, FRONTLINE examines the chaos in Iraq, the rise of ISIS and the U.S. role in the conflict. Part One revisits FRONTLINE reporting on U.S. missteps in Iraq since 2003, and how, as American troops withdrew, the stage was set for a deadly adversary to rise up.

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NOVA: Ben Franklin's Balloons


"Ben Franklin's Balloons"
Wednesday, Oct 22nd - 8:00pm

The first stage in the adventure of human flight began with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th-century Paris, where a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers developed all the essential features of today’s hot air and gas balloons.

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Wednesday, Oct 22nd - 9:00pm

Host Steven Johnson uncovers a link between art, science and global communication: glass.

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One on One with Becky Magura: Judge Leon Burns

One on One with Becky Magura

"Judge Leon Burns"
Thursday, Oct 23rd - 8:30pm

At the end of August, after 38 years, Judge Leon Burns retired as a criminal court judge in the 13th Judicial District of Tennessee, (Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam and White counties.) Prior to his legal career, he served in the U.S. Army and as a production manager and sales representative for Adams Plastics. He has also worked as an Administrator at Cookeville General Hospital.

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GREAT PERFORMANCES: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!


"Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!"
Friday, Oct 24th - 8:30pm

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga team up for a special concert at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater in New York City, performing selections from their collaborative classic jazz recording, Cheek to Cheek.

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WCTE Events, Community Projects & Local Series


Community Cinema at CPAC

Community Cinema at CPAC

Come watch free screenings of moving films before they are broadcast.

Next date: Tue., Nov. 18 at 6:00 pm.

Haunted Half Marathon, Saturday, October 18, 2014

Haunted Half Marathon

Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Congratulations to all of you that participated!

Blues & Brews Craft Beer Festival

Craft Beer Festival

Thank you to everyone who made Saturday such a success! We hope to see you again next year.

WCTE's Kids' Club

WCTE's Kids' Club

Would your child like to have a birthday shout-out on-air?

There are many benefits to being a member of WCTE's Kids Club.
Live Green Tennessee

Live Green Tennessee

Explore our Agricultural Heritage & more, Mondays at 7:00 pm on WCTE.

New season runs July 28 through October 13.

Discover the Upper Cumberland

Discover the Upper Cumberland

Explore the rich culture and natural beauty which make our region such a special place to live, work, play and retire.

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