Video Archive: Season 3
Host Bill Goodman looks back at some of the best moments from the past year.
Premiered: Sunday night, December 28, 2008 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Author Bill Bishop, former columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader, discusses his first book, The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart. The book examines the polarization of U.S. politics and concludes that the American people—not politicians, the media or religious leaders—are the primary cause.
Premiered: Saturday, December 27, 2008 at 10:30/9:30 am CT on KETKY
Rebecca Ryan, founder of Next Generation Consulting, discusses her book, Live First, Work Second: Getting Inside the Minds of the Next Generation, designed to help employers and other entities attract, engage, and retain young professionals.
Premiered: Sunday night, December 14, 2008 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Columnist and author William Safire discusses his passion for the English language and his devotion to life-long learning.
Premiered: Monday, September 24, 2012 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Kris Kimel discusses the frontiers of knowledge as well as one of his own creations: the annual Idea Festival.
Premiered: Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 10:30/9:30 am CT on KETKY
Fontaine Banks Jr. discusses Memoirs of a Political Legend and Sidney Saylor Farr talks about My Appalachia: A Memoir.
Premiered: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 7:30/6:30 pm CT on KET2
NBC sportscaster and native Lexingtonian Tom Hammond discusses his career and his assignment to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Premiered: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 7:30/6:30 pm CT on KET2
Crit Luallen, Kentucky auditor of public accounts, discusses the role she plays in monitoring government spending and offers her opinion on the current economic crisis facing the nation, relating the events on Wall Street to her role as auditor.
Premiered: Sunday, November 16, 2008 at 8:30/7:30 am CT on KETKY
David Anderson, an economics professor at Centre College, discusses his book Treading Lightly: The Joy of Conversation, Moderation and Simple Living.
Premiered: Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 10:30/9:30 am CT on KETKY
Judy Woodruff, political editor for PBS’ NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, discusses the presidential election.
Premiered: Thursday, February 13 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Andrew Ferguson, author and senior editor of the Weekly Standard, discusses his book Land of Lincoln: Adventures in Abe’s America. The program was taped at Centre College in Danville, where his book was selected as required reading for incoming freshmen.
Premiered: Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
The legendary New York Times crossword editor gives a few clues about how each week’s puzzles are constructed and talks about the joy of puzzling.
Premiered: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
KET’s founding executive director recalls the creation of the statewide public television network and talks about the vision behind it.
Premiered: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Irish economist and author David McWilliams discusses Ireland’s success—and its perils.
Premiered: Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 6:00/5:00 pm CT on KETKY
Bill Goodman speaks with best-selling author Ted Fishman about his book China Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World.
Premiered: Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KET
Executive producer Bob Compton, a venture capital investor, talks about Two Million Minutes, a documentary on how the three superpowers of the 21st century—China, India, and the United States—are preparing their students for the future. Two Million Minutes (the number of minutes in one’s life during four years of high school) follows six students, a boy and a girl from each country, to find out how they allocate their time during their senior year.
Premiered: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Bill Goodman speaks with Tucker Carlson, MSNBC senior campaign correspondent, followed by John Harwood, CNBC chief Washington correspondent, about the current presidential campaign.
Premiered: Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Veteran farm broadcaster Jack Crowner, owner and operator of the Farm Service Radio Network, discusses changes in technology since he began broadcasting and describes how he produces five farm programs. He also talks about the concerns of Kentucky farmers and consumers.
Premiered: Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
In an interview taped on location at the Louisville Zoo, director John Walczak talks about the award-winning Gorilla Forest exhibit and details plans for the zoo’s next big exhibit: Glacier Run, a $25 million polar bear habitat. He also talks about the zoo as an educational resource.
Premiered: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Randy Dunn, president of Murray State University, outlines his goals for the school, life on campus, and how Murray can serve the entire state.
Premiered: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at 7:30/6:30 pm CT on KET2
Jeffrey Toobin, a staff writer for the New Yorker and a CNN legal analyst, discusses his book about the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, The Nine.
Premiered: Friday, September 11, 2009 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Gary Ransdell, president of Western Kentucky University, talks about the school’s past and future, including several new academic initiatives. The program was taped on location at WKU.
Premiered: Sunday, July 27, 2008 at 2:00/1:00 pm CT on KET
The founder of Americans for Tax Reform talks about the group’s political goals and the pledge it asks candidates for office to sign committing them to opposing all new taxes.
Premiered: Tuesday, February 4 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, a Republican from Texas who was then a candidate for the presidency, discusses issues important in the 2008 campaign and the process of running for office.
Premiered: Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
The president and CEO of the Healing Place talks about its residential treatment program for those struggling with addiction and how he overcame alcoholism in his own life.
Premiered: Sunday night, July 6, 2008 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Augustus Richard Norton, professor of international relations and anthropology at Boston University and author of several books on the Middle East, discusses the challenges facing that troubled region.
Premiered: Monday, January 4, 2010 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
David Byrne, a former European commissioner for health and consumer protection who now works at the Nicholasville-based biotech company Alltech, talks about food safety.
Premiered: Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 2:00/1:00 pm CT on KET
Neurologist Dr. Gregory A. Jicha of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Premiered: Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Phyllis George discusses her reign as Miss America 1971, her term as first lady of Kentucky, and her current role as spokesperson for the National Alzheimer’s Association.
Premiered: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discusses the Middle East, U.S. troop deployments, and military objectives in Iraq.
Premiered: Friday, June 7, 2013 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Steve Flairty, Kentucky author and senior correspondent for Kentucky Monthly magazine, discusses his book Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things.
Premiered: Monday, August 31, 2009 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Kentucky music, past and present, is the topic for this edition of One to One as host Bill Goodman welcomes two guests: Robert Lawson, executive director of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Renfro Valley, and Connie Hunt, CEO and general manager of the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center.
Premiered: Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 6:00/5:00 pm CT on KETKY
Tim Nugent, the first commissioner of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, discusses the benefits of participation in sports for those who use wheelchairs, including increased self-confidence, diminished self-consciousness, and a more visible presence in communities.
Premiered: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at 7:30/6:30 pm CT on KET2
Dr. Gilbert H. Friedell, co-chair of the Kentucky Health Values Initiative and director emeritus of the University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center, discusses the evolution of cancer treatment and access to health care.
Premiered: Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 6:00/5:00 pm CT on KETKY
Gerald Smith, an author, editor, and pastor as well as an associate professor of African-American history at the University of Kentucky, discusses the classes he teaches at UK, including “Race and Sports in American Society” and “The African American Experience in Kentucky.” He also talks about his involvement in two major publishing projects.
Premiered: Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 6:00/5:00 pm CT on KETKY
Kentucky Poet Laureate Jane Gentry Vance talks about Kentucky poetry and poets.
Premiered: Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Bill Goodman sits down for a cup of coffee with author Michael Gates Gill to discuss Gill’s book How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns To Live Like Everyone Else.
Premiered: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Jamie Gumbrecht, a former Lexington Herald-Leader culture writer turned war correspondent, discusses her experiences during a six-week assignment in Iraq.
Premiered: Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
T.J. MacGregor about her successful writing career and her newest book, Kill Time.
Premiered: Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Ken Troske, professor of economics and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, discusses Kentucky’s economy, including why it has been one of the poorest states in the country for the past several decades.
Premiered: Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 2:00/1:00 pm CT on KET
Betty DeRamus, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her columns about the 1992 Los Angeles riots, discusses memorable moments from her career as a journalist.
Premiered: Friday, April 30, 2010 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Sharon Darling, president and founder of the National Center for Family Literacy in Louisville, talks about adult education and the power of reading to improve lives.
Premiered: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Kathy Gornik, co-owner and president of Lexington’s Thiel Audio, talks about entrepreneurship and technological innovation.
Premiered: Friday, March 4, 2011 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo discusses his family history in Harlan County and his political plans and hopes in the areas of health care, education, and employment in Kentucky.
Premiered: Sunday night, March 9, 2008 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
R. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, outlines his conception of a Christian worldview.
Premiered: Sunday, February 3, 2008 at 8:30/7:30 am CT on KETKY
Attorney, lobbyist, and author Carl Wedekind explains why he believes the death penalty should be abolished and discusses his work in Frankfort as a lobbyist for that cause.
Premiered: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Health and fitness are the topics as host Bill Goodman talks with Dr. Rallie McAllister.
Premiered: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 7:30/6:30 pm CT on KET2
Brad Cowgill, interim president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, talks about the agency’s ambitious “Double the Numbers” initiative to double the percentage of Kentucky residents with college degrees.
Premiered: Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at 6:00/5:00 pm CT on KETKY