Daniel Boone and the Opening of the American West
Chronicling the life of famed frontiersman Daniel Boone, this program examines the iconic figure from his birth near Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1734, through his years in Kentucky and to his death in St. Charles County, Missouri, in 1820.
In the years following the Civil War, African American jockeys dominated horse racing and won 15 of the first 28 runnings of the Kentucky Derby; the unsung heroes of the racetrack are the track ponies;
In this KET Special Report, we examine the unique challenges facing teenagers in today's society and explore strategies that ensure every adolescent arrives at adulthood protected and prepared.
Kentucky Derby 2015
Are you on the bit for this year's Derby? In anticipation for the first Saturday in May (that's Derby Day for all of you non-Kentucky visitors), relive some of KET's favorite horse-related programming leading up to the "most exciting two minutes in sports."
KET documentary -- "Thoroughbred" follows a year in the life of this storied horse, showcasing the beauty of the breed, revealing the people whose lives revolve around the racing industry, and exploring the history and traditions of the Thoroughbred world.
What would you do to land a job that pays $139,000 a year? Would you spend a million dollars? Of your own money? This weekend on "Comment on Kentucky," the panel reviewed the new campaign finance reports for candidates for state office, and found some sizable personal investments in the race for governor.
The greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history occurred on April 27, 1865, when the SS Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River and an estimated 1,800 passengers died, including 194 from Kentucky.