About Closer To Truth

Closer To Truth presents the world’s greatest thinkers exploring humanity’s deepest questions.

Join host Robert Lawrence Kuhn on a global journey to discover state-of-the-art ideas about human sentience and raw existence. Discover fundamental issues of existence. Engage new and diverse ways of thinking. Appreciate intense debates. Seek your own answers.

Closer To Truth is a broadcast and digital media not-for-profit organization and series. On the air continuously since 2000, the weekly, half-hour television show airs on over 200 PBS and public TV stations. Closer To Truth is created, executive produced, hosted, and written by Robert Lawrence Kuhn, and co-created, produced, and directed by award-winning filmmaker Peter Getzels.

Cosmos. LIFE. Consciousness. meaning.

Explore profound questions of universe and join the search for ultimate reality and purpose.

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