One of the nation's largest flag retirement ceremonies is held each summer by the Jeffersontown American Legion. Willa Brown Chappell, pictured, broke barriers as an African-American female pilot. Pete Harry of Christian County makes saddles by hand. And Doug Flynn visits Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond to discover why it is one of the top destinations for veterans.
Travel from the Silk Road to the Yellow Sea with host Michael Wood as he explores the history of the world’s newest superpower. Starting with a family reunion, when 300 relatives gather to worship their ancestors on Tomb Sweeping Day, Michael explores ancient myths and archaeological sites to uncover the origins of the Chinese state.
Renee Shaw and her guests discuss the viability of tax-credit scholarships and school vouchers as education policy goals in Kentucky . Scheduled guests: Charles Leis, president of EdChoice Kentucky; Gay Adelmann, co-founder of Save Our Schools Kentucky; Andrew Vandiver, associate director of the Catholic Conference of Kentucky; and Eric Kennedy, director of governmental relations for the Kentucky School Boards Association.
This original documentary covers the history of Morehead State University from 1887 to present day. It highlights the historical events and cultural and societal issues that helped shape the campus community.
Gov. Matt Bevin and first lady Glenna Bevin share their personal experience of adoption as well as their vision for improving Kentucky's adoption and foster care system. Parent Robin Leigh details her personal journey as a foster care provider and eventual adoptive parent. Adria Johnson, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services, addresses factors that complicate the adoption process, and legislative leaders discuss reform.
Connections with Renee Shaw
June third marked the one year anniversary of the death of boxing icon, legendary humanitarian and activist Muhammad Ali. The three-time heavyweight champ has left an enduring legacy, particularly in the Derby City, where a center bearing his name is preserving Ali’s ideals and inspiring generations young and old. Renee speaks with the President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center, Donald Lassere, about Ali and the 6-week festival celebrating his legacy called “I AM ALI.”