Kapaun documentary to air Tuesday on KPTS

"The Miracle of Father Kapaun,'' a 45-minute documentary on the life of Father Emil Kapaun, will be shown Tuesday at 7 p.m. on public television station KPTS.

Father Kapaun, a native of Pilsen, has been nominated for the Medal of Honor, and the Vatican is investigating his case to become just the third American-born Roman Catholic saint.

The documentary was produced by Travis Heying and Roy Wenzl of The Eagle; it was directed by Heying.

In addition to Tuesday's showing, KPTS will air the documentary Sunday at 9 p.m.; Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.; Jan. 30 at 8 p.m., and Jan. 31 at 10 p.m. It also will be broadcast on KPTS Explore, the station's digital channel, on Jan. 20 and Jan. 25 at 7 p.m.

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