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Kentucky Life

(#1909) Eighth of August

Experience the history and excitement of the Eighth of August weekend. Every year, African-Americans in parts of Western Kentucky and central Tennessee gather to celebrate Emancipation, a homecoming tradition begun in 1868.

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  1. Length: 00:26:40
  2. Originally Aired: Feb 1, 2014
  3. Tune in to Kentucky Life every week:
    • Saturdays at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
    • Sundays at 4:30/3:30 pm CT on KET
    • Sundays at 7:30/6:30 pm CT on KET2

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