Wyoming PBS http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en New Documentary Shows How Lincoln Highway Changed America http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-documentary-shows-how-lincoln-highway-changed-america <p>The Lincoln Highway is 100 years old this year, and Wyoming PBS will be screening a new documentary about it this weekend. Much of what was the Lincoln Highway in Wyoming is now Interstate 80, but parts of the original route are still separate. The film tells the story of the highway in Wyoming. Producer Tom Manning joins us now. He says the Lincoln Highway holds an important place in Wyoming’s history and in the history of the U.S. as a whole.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:29:46 +0000 Willow Belden 55013 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New Documentary Shows How Lincoln Highway Changed America Wyoming Public Media Expands Energy Reporting Through A Multi-State CPB Grant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-public-media-expands-energy-reporting-through-multi-state-cpb-grant <p>WPM will partner with Wyoming PBS in a two year grant awarded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to report on energy-related issues in the Rocky Mountain area. &nbsp;Wyoming will join public broadcasters in Colorado and North Dakota to provide coverage of energy that explores tradeoffs and opportunities, and the effects of energy policy, production, use and innovation.</p><p>While originating with a focus on the energy boom states of Wyoming, Colorado, and North Dakota and Wyoming, the reporting will explore issues of national interest and importance.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:13:51 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 53578 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org PBS documentary links railroad construction to the formation of Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pbs-documentary-links-railroad-construction-formation-wyoming <p>A documentary about the construction of the transcontinental railroad is set to air on Wyoming PBS this weekend. The film will show how the building of the railroad shaped Wyoming into the place it is today. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden spoke with the film’s producer, Tom Manning. He says before the railroad was built, there was no Wyoming. The film, “End of Track,” premieres on PBS on March 10<sup>th</sup> at 7 p.m.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 23:08:40 +0000 Willow Belden 37747 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org PBS documentary links railroad construction to the formation of Wyoming