Comment on Kentucky
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the Kentucky Supreme Court's decision on a case involving university funding. Scheduled guests: Adam Beam from the Associated Press; Bill Estep from the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Deborah Yetter from the Louisville Courier-Journal.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee speaks with Grammy-winning contemporary pop musician Jon Secada. His hit songs "Just Another Day," "Angel," and others brought him international fame. Secada's passion for education, keeping music in schools, and increasing awareness of Hepatitis C are just some of the charitable endeavors offstage that he was recently recognized for at the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards in Louisville.
Join a journey through India to discover its rich culture and rare wildlife. Experience a ritual tiger dance and see lions, elephants and India’s only ape — the hoolock gibbon. Then climb to the Himalayas where the Ganges River begins.
Watch remarks by U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch in Lexington about what federal officials are doing to address heroin and prescription opioid addiction.
Directed by Ken Burns, this new documentary tells the story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, a minister and his wife who left their children behind for a courageous mission in 1939 to help refugees escape Nazi-occupied Europe. Over the course of two years, the pair risked their lives so that hundreds could live in freedom.
Flatwoods native Mitzi Sinnott uses art to spark conversations about the legacy of race, class, and violence in America. Through her one-woman play, "SNAPSHOT: A True Story of Love, Interrupted by Invasion," Sinnott shares her journey to reconcile with her father, a veteran haunted by his experience in Vietnam.
Filmed in the hollows of Appalachia, on native lands of the Upper Midwest and in West Coast migrant camps, Class of '27 focuses on early childhood education in struggling communities, highlighting the efforts of people guiding children toward graduating high school in 2027. The program begins in Owsley County, Ky.
Bill and his guests discuss the U.S. economy. Scheduled guests: Brian Strow, economics professor at Western Kentucky University; Chris Phillips, economics professor at Somerset Community College; Aaron Yelowitz, economics professor at the University of Kentucky; and Malcolm Robinson, economics professor at Thomas More College.