Hap Houlihan, University Press of Kentucky, and Shannon Wilson, Berea College (#111)
Hap Houlihan, publicity manager for the University Press of Kentucky, tries to beat the clock as he discusses six books in 15 minutes. Then host Bill Goodman speaks with the author of one of those books, Shannon Wilson, about Berea College’s sesquicentennial.
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Hap Houlihan reviews several recent Kentucky-related works published by the University Press of Kentucky: Patricia Neal—An Unquiet Life, Ginseng Dreams, Contested Borderland, Appalachian Cooking, Black Farmers in America, and Berea College.
In the second part of the program, Goodman sits down with Berea College author Shannon Wilson to talk about the school and its philosophy and history. Kentucky’s oldest coeducational college, Berea College was chartered in 1859 by minister John Fee and a group of fellow abolitionists.