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Women’s History Month on KERA

KERA is proud to offer the following TV, FM and streaming programs honoring Women’s History Month 2018.




Little Women: A Timeless Story

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 7pm on KERA TV

Masterpiece executive producer, Rebecca Eaton, hosts a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming series. Based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, the series features an all-star cast including Emily Watson, Michael Gambon and Angela Lansbury.

Iris Apfel, photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.


POV: Iris

Monday, March 19, 2018 at 10:30pm on KERA TV

Meet Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who’s had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. Albert Maysles’ film shows a woman with an inspirational enthusiasm for fashion, art and people.


#MeToo, Now What?

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 7:30pm on KERA TV

See how mainstream cultural norms in media, gaming and pornography have created an overtly sexualized and objectified image of women, and examine this impact on social norms and the behavior of men and women.


Alice Waters, photo by Amanda Marsalis.

American Masters: Alice Waters

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 8pm on KERA TV

Discover Alice Waters, who, with her cafe Chez Panisse, became a major force behind the way Americans eat and think about food, launching the explosion of local farmers’ markets and the edible schoolyard. 


American Masters: Women’s List

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 9pm on KERA TV

Meet 15 women who define contemporary American culture in Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ new “List” film featuring Madeleine Albright, Margaret Cho, Edie Falco, Betsey Johnson, Alicia Keys, Nancy Pelosi, Rosie Perez, Wendy Williams and more.


Dolores Huerta, © 1976 George Ballis/Take Stock / The Image Works.

Independent Lens: Dolores 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 8pm on KERA TV

Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant — and unheralded — feminist activists of the 20th century.




Indra Nooyi, official PepsiCo headshot.

 Freakonomics Radio: The Secret Life of CEOs: Indra Nooyi

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 11am on KERA FM.

Indra Nooyi became C.E.O. of PepsiCo just in time for a global financial meltdown. She also had a portfolio full of junk food just as the world decided that junk food is borderline toxic. Here’s the story of how she overhauled that portfolio, stared down activist investors, and learned to “leave the crown in the garage.”


Freakonomics Radio: The Secret Life of CEOs: After the Glass Ceiling, a Glass Cliff.

Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 11am on KERA FM.

Women are much more likely to be appointed C.E.O. to companies that are faltering. This is also true for women in leadership positions in politics and education.




Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes And A Feeling Heart

Stream anytime with KERA Passport

Explore the inner life and works of the activist, playwright and author of A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry. Narrated by actress LaTanya Richardson Jackson and featuring the voice of Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose as Hansberry.


CEO: Mandy Ginsberg, Match Group Americas 

Mandy Ginsberg

Mandy Ginsberg and Lee Cullum, CEO.

Stream anytime with KERA Video.

CEO host Lee Cullum goes inside the business of matchmaking with Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Match Group Americas. The company’s flagship brand,, was first to the online dating scene in 1995.


The Art Assignment: Fierce Women of Art

Stream anytime with KERA Video.

Focusing on a group of supremely awesome and unapologetic artists who take risks, question art world practices and also happen to be women. These are truly inspirational artists who make a wide range of work, this aims to single out and celebrate five of them.


Andra Day, ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Austin City Limits

Stream anytime with KERA Passport.

Enjoy a host of female artists performing on Austin City Limits, the longest-running music series in American television history, from Norah Jones and Andra Day to Miranda Lambert and Natalia Lafourcade.


Frontline: Hillary’s Class 

Stream anytime with KERA Video.

In 1969, Hillary Rodham Clinton and four hundred other smart, privileged, young women graduated from Wellesley College into a world that for the first time was opening its doors to women. But what about her classmates who left college believing they could do anything?