Prairie Public

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Prairie Public Broadcasting is a trusted public service dedicated to building an exciting and productive future for the prairie and its people. Prairie Public Broadcasting offers a window on the world through national and regional television and radio programming; creates a forum for the most important issues facing our region with locally produced, topical documentaries; partners with others to foster education for all ages; and utilizes digital technology and Web services to expand those valued services. Beginning with a single television transmitter in Fargo, Prairie Public Broadcasting has grown to become the premier broadcaster of public television and radio services throughout the prairie region.

Series

Caption: Jessie Veeder (Scofield)
7 Pieces

Ranch life essays from Jessie Veeder Scofield.

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0 Pieces

A collection of programs from the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection.

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13 Pieces

A series of pieces from a multimedia project about ways schools, students and parents are working to stop bullying. Produced for North Dakota, but relevant elsewhere as well.

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68 Pieces

A monthly philosophy show hosted by Dr. Jack Russell Weinstein that explores current everyday themes. Jack visits with guests who work in academic philosophy or whose professions are ideal for digging into the philosophical issues that affect everyday life.


Latest Pieces

Caption: Stephanie Coontz
Is the “traditional” marriage between one man and one woman really the most preferred form of marriage? History suggests it is not. In addition to ...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Steven Pinker
Steven Pinker argues that the world is less violent today than it has ever been before. For some of his critics, this claim is more than false, it’...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jessie Veeder (Scofield)
Elk visit the ranch. Jessie and Pops sneak in for a close look.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2011
  • Length: 03:23
Caption: Jessie Veeder (Scofield)
Jessie reflects on one of the simple joys of rural living ... the wild raspberry patch.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2011
  • Length: 05:21
Caption: Jessie Veeder (Scofield)
Reflections on the joys and challenges of ranch life.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2011
  • Length: 04:47
Caption: Lou Marinoff
Can philosophy make our lives better? Can it help us develop better senses of self? Join host Jack Russell Weinstein and his guest Lou Marinoff, as...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Oct 12, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jay Basquiat
How much thought have you given to the idea of food? Why do we eat some things and not others, even though they are all edible? And, what exactly d...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Michael Walzer
Host Jack Russell Weinstein of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life at the University of North Dakota visits with Michael Walzer, professor ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Maughn Gregory
How young can children learn philosophy? How should it be taught in the schools? What does philosophy offer that other curricula do not? Join WHY? ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2011
  • Length: 52:52
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UND philosophy professor Jack Russell Weinstein hosts a panel discussion with four native North Dakotans: Joshua Boschee, Kathryn Joyce, Jesse Veed...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 53:00