A University of Alabama Honors College class helped create five public discussions broadcast on Alabama Public Television. Topics included fake news, rural healthcare, guns in Alabama, the opioid crisis, and the #MeToo movement. The programs were recorded in Studio UA, located in the University’s Digital Media Center.
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.
Ask any Southerner about this vine and they’ll have something to say about it. They may love it or hate it, but they can’t escape it!
“The Amazing Story of Kudzu” was originally broadcast on Alabama Public Television, as a part of the weekly series, The Alabama Experience. It was distributed to other Public TV stations nationwide in 1996.