Go inside the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria. With interviews from key military and diplomatic leaders, the program examines the hard choices facing the president as he tries to defeat the Islamic State without dragging America into a prolonged regional conflict.
Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future until polio devastates him. He spends seven years struggling without success to walk again, while Eleanor builds her own personal and political life. FDR returns to politics in 1928 and acts with such vigor during the first years of the Great Depression that the Democrats nominate him for president.
Today's Special comes from Dixie Chili and Diner, founded in Newport in 1929 by Greek immigrant Nicholas Sarakatsannis; a look at the historic coal camps of Southeastern Kentucky; Columbia in Adair County is Our Town; and meet landscaper Josh Samples from Rockcastle County.
Located on the outskirts of Louisville, Yew Dell Gardens is considered one of America's most unique gardens; Janet Strait of Swash-Bucklers crafts one-of-a-kind leather belts and other items at her LaGrange, Kentucky studio; Throwback Louisville tunes into the city's television history; an interview with Greg Galiette, senior vice president of The Louisville Bats.
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the day with host Bill Bryant. Guests: Miranda Combs, investigative reporter, WKYT-TV in Lexington; Joseph Gerth, political writer, Louisville Courier-Journal; and Sam Youngman, political reporter Lexington Herald-Leader.
Social entrepreneur Jonathan Beatty is teaming up with groups like the United Way of the Bluegrass, led by President and CEO Bill Farmer, to create positive change and lift up families. Renee speaks with them about Beatty's statewide virtual book drive called "Get LIT Kentucky" initiative.
Upon completion, One57, on Manhattan’s 57th Street, will rise more than 1,000 feet, making it the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere and boasting spectacular views of Central Park.
Renee talks with Dr. Jarvis Williams, associate professor of New Testament interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Williams discusses his views on the Christian response to racial reconciliation. He is currently writing a monograph on Ethno-Racial Identity in the Bible.