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

  • KETKY Tuesday, November 24 at 8:30 am EST

Kentucky Programming Billy Edd Wheeler and 'Mr. Appalachia' Loyal Jones #105 [TV-G]
Award-winning songwriter Billy Edd Wheeler and Loyal 'Mr. Appalachia' Jones reminisce about their student days at Berea College and their work after graduation.

  • KETKY Wednesday, December 2 at 4:00 pm 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, December 8 at 8:30 am EST

Kentucky Programming Ben Sollee #108
Kentucky musician Ben Sollee discusses his own musical journey and his concern for the people and the environment of Appalachian Kentucky and beyond.

  • KETKY Tuesday, December 22 at 8:30 am EST

Kentucky Programming Pat Banks #109
Artist Pat Banks, director of Kentucky RiverKeepers, talks about her artistry and passion for preserving and protecting waterways.

  • KETKY Tuesday, January 12 at 8:30 am EST

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, January 26 at 8:30 am EST
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