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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.

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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 Wednesday, August 5 at 3:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 6 at 4:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, August 7 at 9:00 am EDT

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, September 8 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 10 at 2:00 pm EDT

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, September 15 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 17 at 2:00 pm EDT

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, September 22 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 24 at 2:00 pm EDT

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, September 29 at 5:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 1 at 2:00 pm EDT
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Official web site: http://filsonhistorical.org/

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