Doug visits the Louisville Zoo and gets a behind-the-scenes look at animal training, the processes involved in keeping the animals healthy, the variety of foods that must be kept on hand, the successful black-footed ferret recovery program, and the zoo's overall conservation including the Gorilla Forest exhibit.
Connections with Renee Shaw
What does it take to be a good leader? Renee speaks with Marian Guinn and Lisa Williams, the creators of the High Impact Leadership Project that helps people build their leadership prowess. Then, life coach Colene Elridge discusses her workplace trainings on communication, generational understanding, empowering women in leadership roles, and self-care.
Comment on Kentucky
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's release of major health care legislation. Scheduled guests: Ryland Barton from Kentucky Public Radio; Jack Brammer from the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Nick Storm from Pure Politics on Spectrum News.
History is in large part the story of the relentless quest for power. University of Louisville biology professor Lee Dugatkin explores the evolutionary roots of dominance and power. The program was taped at the 2016 IdeaFestival at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville.
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.