Alabama Public Television

Along Highway 80 in Alabama’s Black Belt

October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Called the Black Belt because of its rich, dark soil, the area of Alabama traversed by Highway 80 was the staging ground for some of Alabama’s most significant moments in history. It was here that cotton plantations flourished, the Confederacy was born, and civil rights were won. [...]

Watch Kudzu Documentary

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

In “The Amazing Story of Kudzu” you’ll learn about kudzu’s colorful past, present and future. Travel from Chipley, Florida — where Glen Arden Nursery sold kudzu plants through the mail in the 1920s — to Covington, Georgia — where Channing Cope crowned kudzu “king” in the 1940s. Meet a 93 year old man who supervised Civilian Conservation Corps workers as they... [...]

APT and UA Celebrate 60 Years of Service

May 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the early 1950s Alabama educators dreamed of using the new medium of television to beam educational content to classrooms and homes across the state. The University of [...]
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