KENTUCKY

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McConnell: Majority Leader

Bill Goodman travels to Washington to speak with Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell, the new leader in the Senate, and other members of the Kentucky congressional delegation, including Rep. Hal Rogers and Sen. Rand Paul. They and others discuss the significance of McConnell's new position for Kentucky and the nation.

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Kentucky Afield

Colonial-Style Hunting

In this episode of "Kentucky Afield," Tim and Jayd Raines go 1760's-style squirrel hunting and cooking in Floyd Co.; Mel Hankla from Mefford's Fort in Mason Co. shares his knowledge of Colonial-era weaponry; and master craftsman Mark Miller replicates flintlock rifles in Paducah.

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Louisville Life

A Tour of the WaterWorks Museum

Explore the Louisville Water Company's new museum, which highlights the innovations in science and engineering behind the water supply system.

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Kentucky Life

A Kentucky Life Veterans’ Salute

Kentucky Life salutes America's veterans. The Camp Nelson Honor Guard is the resident volunteer guard of Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County; a West Liberty monument honors women in military service; the Aviation Heritage Park in Bowling Green features military aircraft and is a memorial to distinguished aviators; and the story of Sgt. Reckless, the heroic horse who carried ammunition for the Marines during the Korean War.

One to One with Bill Goodman

Remembering Wendell Ford: An Authority on Washington and Frankfort

Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Senator Wendell Ford passed away Jan. 22, 2015. In this archived episode of "One to One with Bill Goodman" from February 2006, Ford talks about Washington and Frankfort politics. The influential and long-serving statesman was a leader in Kentucky's Democratic party from the time of his election to the governor's office in 1971 until he retired from the U.S. Senate in 1999.

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Wendell Ford: 1924 - 2015

“Wendell Ford: From Yellow Creek to the Potomac” Revisits Late Senator’s Political Career

With the passing of former U.S. senator and Kentucky governor Wendell Ford, revisit the statesman's vibrant career in this personal retrospective of Kentucky's most prominent prominent political leader in the last quarter of the 20th century.

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Kentucky Afield

Squirrel Hunting in Western Kentucky

In this episode of "Kentucky Afield," Tim goes squirrel hunting in western Kentucky and chases largemouth bass on Kentucky Lake, and a grouse habitat in Morgan County gets a boost from the League of Kentucky Sportsmen.

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Kentucky Collectibles

Sweet History with a Kentucky Sugar Chest

In this episode of "Kentucky Collectibles," expert appraisers examine a Kentucky sugar chest, a 19th-century primitive oil painting, and many other interesting objects.

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Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky

Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky

Explore Kentucky's civil rights history and hear about the personal experiences of men and women who fought for social justice in a segregated society. This documentary is based on interviews done by the Kentucky Oral History Commission to document the civil rights movement in Kentucky from 1930 to 1975. Among those interviewed were Georgia Davis Powers, Gov. Edward T. Breathitt, Anne Braden, and Julian Bond.

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Kentucky Life

The Haunts of Owensboro

The spooky side of local history is featured in the Haunts of Owensboro walking tours; the Haycraft Inn marker in Hardin County states it was a popular stop for stagecoaches; Greenup County band The Whipps play original music they call hick-hop; and Louisville food trucks offer a variety of cuisines.