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Wes Cowan, Antiques Appraiser and TV Star

A familiar face on the popular PBS series "Antiques Roadshow" and "History Detectives", Wes Cowan is a Louisville native.

His credentials include a Ph.D. in Anthropology and ownership of Cowan's Auctions, a Cincinnati-based antiques auction house that specializes in historical Americana.

"Louisville Life" hits the road to Ohio to catch up with this hometown boy to learn how his career in antiques has brought him full-circle.

Hear Wes's thoughts about life on TV and at the auction podium, as well as what his life was like growing up in Louisville’s Highlands neighborhood.

Check out Wes in his 2007 "Antiques Roadshow visit to Louisville, in our Season Two two-part feature story.

Program 418
"Louisville Life" features native Louisvillian Wes Cowan of PBS's "Antiques Road Show" and "History Detectives", Crazy Daisy Antique Mall, the historic Simmons College of Kentucky, the Ancient Order of Hibernians and more. (#418)