Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates in modern history. Go beyond the headlines to find out what has shaped these two candidates, where they came from, how they lead and why they want one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.
Bill and guests discuss the 2016 Presidential election in advance of the first debate. Scheduled guests: State Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester; State Sen. Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington; Iris Wilbur, Republican political operative who served as political director for Senator Mitch McConnell's 2014 re-election campaign; and Former State and U.S. Rep. Mike Ward, a Louisville Democrat.
One to One with Bill Goodman
Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, discusses the 25th anniversary of the Center. Bill also speaks with Daniel Hayes of the online magazine Thought Catalog.
Comment on Kentucky
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the Kentucky Supreme Court's decision on a case involving university funding. Guests: Adam Beam from the Associated Press; Bill Estep from the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Deborah Yetter from the Louisville Courier-Journal.
Filmed in the hollows of Appalachia, on native lands of the Upper Midwest and in West Coast migrant camps, Class of '27 focuses on early childhood education in struggling communities, highlighting the efforts of people guiding children toward graduating high school in 2027. The program begins in Owsley County, Ky.
Bill and his guests discuss the U.S. economy. Scheduled guests: Brian Strow, economics professor at Western Kentucky University; Chris Phillips, economics professor at Somerset Community College; Aaron Yelowitz, economics professor at the University of Kentucky; and Malcolm Robinson, economics professor at Thomas More College.
According to former state auditor Adam Edelen and current sports radio host Matt Jones, the best way to fix what’s wrong with Kentucky politics is to infuse the system with bright, energetic, committed individuals who may not be politically inclined. Edelen and Jones are making it their mission to find people just like that in all 120 counties and encourage them to become more civically engaged – and maybe even run for office some day.