Segment 1: Memories of the wild west are kept alive in Johnson County park.
For many kids who grew up near Antioch Park, 'Dodge Town' has been a place to relive the wild west. As the playground prepares to re-open after being remodeled, we take a nostalgic look back.
- Scott Wilson, writer and editor
Segment 2, beginning at 11:51: Mary Shelley's classic novel celebrates bicentennial anniversary.
Mary Shelley's signature work Frankenstein: Or, The Modern Prometheus shaped an entire genre of storytelling. As 200 years have passed since its publication, we take a look at the science of the past that influenced Shelley, as well as how the work continues to shape scientific perspectives today.
- Lisa Browar, president, Linda Hall Library
- Phil Baringer, professor, University of Kansas - Department of Physics and Astronomy
"It's Alive! Frankenstein at 200: The Science Behind the Story" is on display now through August 31 at Linda Hall Library. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit LindaHall.org.