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Web site: http://filsonhistorical.org/

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The Filson Historical Society lecture series brings authors to the public who have made a significant contribution in highlighting our regional and national history.

TV Schedule

Kentucky Programming Rose Kennedy: The Life & Times of a Political Matr #109
Barbara A. Perry, a leading expert on the Kennedy presidency, talks about Rose Kennedy's legacy and the image she advanced on behalf of her family.

  • KETKY Tuesday, February 2 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 4 at 2:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming American Spring: Lexington, Concord and the Road to Revolution #110
Historian Walter Borneman discusses his book, American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution, the story of how a decade of discontent erupted into an armed rebellion that forged our nation.

  • KETKY Tuesday, February 9 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 11 at 2:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Danielle Allen #111
Danielle Allen, author and UPS Foundation Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, discusses the Declaration of Independence.

  • KETKY Tuesday, February 16 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 18 at 2:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Aaron David Miller #112
Author Aaron David Miller discusses his book, The End of Greatness: Why American Can't Have (and Doesn't Want) Another Great President. The book explores the concept of greatness in the presidency and the ways in which it has become both essential and detrimental to America and the nation's politics. Miller is currently the Vice President for New Initiatives and a Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

  • KETKY Tuesday, February 23 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 25 at 2:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Sallie Bingham's Literary Reflections #101
Kentucky author Sallie Bingham looks back on her family's history through recently found letters and writings.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 1 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 3 at 2:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Evan Thomas - Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World #102
Author and journalist Evan Thomas discusses his book Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 8 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 10 at 2:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Estill Curtis Pennington - Country Mice and City Slickers #103
American culture historian Ellis Curtis Pennington compares and contrasts the decorative styles and seminal events of Lexington and Louisville.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 15 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 17 at 2:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming L. Douglas Keeney - The Pointblank Directive: Three Generals and the Daring Plan that Saved D-Day #104
L. Douglas Keeney, military historian and co-founder of The Military Channel, presents new research about three aviation strategists who were able to sweep the skies clean of the Luftwaffe to gain air superiority over the D-Day beaches.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 22 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 24 at 2:00 pm EST

Kentucky Programming Pen Bogert - From Brass Bands to Jazz #105
Pen Bogert discusses how free African-Americans led popular string and brass bands in Louisville in the antebellum era, thereby providing a direct link between antebellum music and the origins of jazz in the city.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 29 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 31 at 2:00 pm EST
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Official web site: http://filsonhistorical.org/

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