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This series examines issues facing Appalachia and features notable guests from the region. Acclaimed Appalachian author Silas House, interim director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College hosts.

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Kentucky Programming Caroline Herring #202
Singer/songwriter Caroline Herring talks about her career and her influences. The musically understated, psychologically intense songs of this Atlanta-based Mississippi native ponder the eternal verities while probing the complex nature of contemporary existence.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 30 at 8:30 am EDT

Kentucky Programming Silas House #101
National best-selling novelist Silas House talks about growing up in eastern Kentucky, the changes he's seen, the inspiration for his novels, and his passion for preserving Appalachia's hills and hollows. House is the National Endowment for the Humanities chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College where he teaches Appalachian literature. A Berea College production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 14 at 8:29 am EDT

Kentucky Programming Dr. William Turner #102
Sociologist Dr. William Turner, a distinguished professor of Appalachian Studies and regional ambassador at Berea College, examines the experiences of African Americans in Appalachia. A Berea College production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 28 at 8:30 am EST

Kentucky Programming Erik Reece #106
Kentucky author Erik Reece discusses his book, An American Gospel: On Family, History, and the Kingdom of God.

  • KETKY Tuesday, November 11 at 8:30 am EST

Kentucky Programming Jonathan Burgess #107
Irish playwright Jonathan Burgess discusses connections between Appalachia and Northern Ireland and the influence Ulster-Scots culture has had on Appalachia.

  • KETKY Tuesday, November 25 at 8:30 am EST
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