Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss news of the week. Scheduled guests: Scheduled guests: Grace Schneider, Louisville Courier-Journal; Kevin Wheatley, Pure Politics on cn|2; and Sam Youngman, Lexington Herald-Leader.
Chef Vivian spends the morning with her neighbors, the Mills brothers, participating in their 100-year-old all-male family tradition of making collard kraut.
In the first episode of the Web-only series, "Music Makes a City2", 27-year-old conductor/composer Teddy Abrams moves to Louisville, Ky., to become the youngest Music Director of a major American orchestra. New series from the makers of "Music Makes a City" film that chronicled the beginnings of the Louisville Orchestra,
Bill and his guests discuss issues impacting the upcoming November election and next year's General Assembly. Guests: Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester; Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg; Kentucky House Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown; and Kentucky Senate Minority Floor Leader Ray Jones, D-Pikeville.
Public school had been a mostly negative experience. “I felt so out of place. I became withdrawn. I knew I was different – there were only two other native kids besides me. It was really hard. I was always told that I was bad, a troublemaker. I always got sent to the principal’s office.”
Our theme this weekend is "Abandoned Kentucky." In Muhlenberg County, the ruins of an 1850s iron furnace are all that remain of Old Airdrie. The town of Beauty, in Martin County, stands on the site of what once was the Hungarian community of Himlerville. Photographer Sherman Cahal explores the deserted Old Crow Distillery in Frankfort. In Louisville, the preservation of a historic house was accomplished through the efforts of an ice cream shop.
The monk Thomas Merton was born 100 years ago. Explore his life with a look at a new play about him and a visit to Bellarmine University, the official repository of his archives. We also delve into the many recreation opportunities at Louisville's Olmsted Parks, and Candyce Clifft interviews Mark Wourms, executive director of Bernheim Forest.