Legend says that a man named Newt Knight led a band of armed men in seizing control of most of Jones County and seceding from the Confederacy. Is there truth in the legend, or does history have more to reveal? Find out the truth behind “Mississippi’s Free State of Jones” Thursday, June 23 at 7PM on #MPBTV. #MSFreeState
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Former Governor William Winter is often viewed as Mississippi’s greatest statesman. This week on Conversations, he and his wife, Elise, reminisce about their many years in the political arena, their lives together and their service to others that still remains strong today. Thursday, April 28 at 10PM and Sunday, May 1 at 11:30AM & 5:30PM, on #MPBTV.
Join Mississippi Public Broadcasting for the 2016 Summer Learning Family Fun Day: WHAT: Wild About Learning WHEN: Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9 AM Until 2 PM WHERE: Jackson Convention Complex FEATURING: Special appearances by your favorite MPB & PBS KIDS® characters! There will be some some WILD hands on learning activities, giveaway items and a LIVE Ed Said performance! MPB is collaborating with other organizations to call attention to the importance of summer learning opportunities and celebrate the impact of high-quality programs in curbing the harmful effects of summer learning loss. Register, now: mpbonline.org/summerlearning/ #MPBEducation