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February 2013 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks App of the Month
eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 MHz WorldView 9.2 KUED-7

Themes/Events

February 2, 2013
Groundhog Day
February 12, 2013
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
February 12, 2013
State of the Union Address
February 14, 2013
Valentine's Day
February 18, 2013
President's Day
February 22, 2013
George Washington's Birthday
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UEN Staff Picks

State of the Union Bingo
This lesson, created by The National Constitution Center engages youth as they watch the annual address to Congress in a fun and interactive way. Students examine the events and topics, as well as the President's plan for the coming year. It's also one of the few times that all branches of government are in the same room - see if you can identify them! Check out the lesson plan, Bingo cards, and directions for teachers.

App of the Month

President Apps
For iOS: USA Presidents is a fun flash card application that helps you learn cool facts about all the Presidents of the United States of America. (FREE)
For Android: U.S. Presidents Learn about the presidents of the United States of America - years in office, birthplace, trivia, party, vice presidents and more. Test yourself with Quiz mode. Find presidents by search or index. (FREE)
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eMedia Features

Valentine's Day
  • Give Your Heart a Valentine
  • Scientific American Frontiers. Affairs of the Heart.
  • American Experience. Partners of the Heart.
  • The Mysterious Human Heart. Episode01: Endlessly Beating.
  • The Mysterious Human Heart. Episode02: The Spark of Life.
  • The Mysterious Human Heart. Episode03: The Silent Killer.
  • Art 21, Season 4 Part 01: Romance
  • Masterpiece Theatre. Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey
  • Shakespeare Animated Tales. Romeo and Juliet.
  • Masterpiece Theatre. Jane Eyre: Part 01.
  • Masterpiece Theatre. Jane Eyre: Part 02.
  • Masterpiece Theatre. Jane Eyre: Part 03.
  • Masterpiece Theatre. Jane Eyre: Part 04.
  • The Mystery of Love.
  • StoryCorps: Danny and Annie Part 1
  • Reading Rainbow: Feelings
  • StoryCorps: Danny and Annie Part 2
  • Masterpiece Theatre. Jane Austen: Persuasion
  • Reading Rainbow: Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies

 

Black History Month
  • Utah's African American Voices.
  • Africans in America. Part 01-The Terrible Transformation.
  • Africans in America. Part 02-Revolution.
  • Africans in America. Part 03-Brotherly Love.
  • Africans in America. Part 04-Judgment Day.
  • African American Lives 2: Part 01
  • African American Lives 2: Part 02
  • African American Lives 2: Part 03
  • African American Lives 2: Part 04
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For
  • Frontline: Dreams of Obama
  • Barack Obama: The Story of Our 44th President
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UEN-TV 9.1

School Reform
Schools that Change Communities from economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods,this program profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Watch Feb 9 at 9:00 pm.

Young Lincoln
Young Lincoln features several notable historians who share their insight on this little-known chapter in Lincoln's life and legacy. Watch Feb 16 at 8:30 pm.

 

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MHz Worldview 9.2

State of the Union Address
President Obama will deliver the 2013 State of the Union Address to Congress on February 12. Watch live on KUED-7 beginning at 7:00 pm.

KUED-7

Makers: Women Who Make America
Over the last 50 years the work of millions of women has altered virtually every aspect of American culture. Learn about the pioneering contritutions of Judy Blume, Geraldine Ferraro, Maya Lin, Condoleezza Rice, Faith Ringgold, and others in this inspiring program. Watch February 26 at 7:30 pm. and view the online apps and resources.
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