Fire and Motion: The Art of Stephen Rolfe Powell and Steve Armstrong

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Fire and Motion: The Art of Stephen Rolfe Powell and Steve Armstrong

This documentary from 2008 examines the work of two Kentucky artists: Stephen Rolfe Powell, a glass sculpture artist and professor at Centre College in Danville who passed away in March 2019; and automata artist Steve Armstrong. Both artists discuss and demonstrate the methods and insights expressed in their works.

News of the Week: March 15, 2019

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News of the Week: March 15, 2019

Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including the latest updates on several major pieces of legislation under consideration in Frankfort as the 2019 General Assembly winds down. Guests: Adam Beam from the Associated Press; Mandy McLaren from the Louisville Courier-Journal; and Chris Otts from WDRB-TV in Louisville.

Legislative Update: March 14, 2019

Legislative Update

Legislative Update: March 14, 2019

Lawmakers give final approval to bills regarding changes to the biennial state budget, campus free speech, limits on a Secretary of State's access to voter rolls, ignition interlock devices for DUI offenders, felony expungement, and net metering. A public retiree advocate discusses the proposed plan for universities and quasi-governmental agencies to exit KERS. Teachers tell why they've rallied at the capitol this week.

Legislative Update: March 13, 2019

Legislative Update

Legislative Update: March 13, 2019

The House and Senate agree on fixes to last year's tax bill. The Senate approves pension relief for universities and quasi-governmental agencies, and a measure to make arbitration agreements a condition of employment. The House approves regulation of midwives, while both chambers approve separate bills on abortion. Advocates for voting rights restoration for former felons rally at the capitol.

How Can I Get More Help for an Ailing, Older Parent?

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How Can I Get More Help for an Ailing, Older Parent?

In his latest Making $ense blog, Phil Moeller of PBS answers readers' questions about what Medicare does and does not cover in expenses for aiding older people with chronic diseases that limit their daily activities. He also answers questions about Social Security benefits and Medicare surcharges.

Legislative Update: March 12, 2019

Legislative Update

Legislative Update: March 12, 2019

The House approves a measure to give the Jefferson County schools' superintendent greater latitude to hire and fire certain personnel. The chamber also passes bills on tobacco-free schools, campus free speech, employee arbitration agreements, and automatic election recounts. The Senate advances a bill that includes limits on the Secretary of State's access to voter information.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin On the Essential Qualities of Presidential Leadership

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Doris Kearns Goodwin On the Essential Qualities of Presidential Leadership

Pulitzer Prize-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses her book, "Leadership in Turbulent Times", the culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history. A. Scott Berg, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of five bestselling biographies, interviews Goodwin. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Charles Graeber On Immunotherapy and a Paradigm Shift in Cancer Treatment

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Charles Graeber On Immunotherapy and a Paradigm Shift in Cancer Treatment

New York Times bestselling author Charles Graeber discusses his book, The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer, that details revolutionary scientific research in immunotherapy, with Dr. Thomas Gajewski, who oversees the melanoma oncology clinic at the University of Chicago and leads the immunology and cancer program at the university's Comprehensive Cancer Center. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

News of the Week: March 8, 2019

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News of the Week: March 8, 2019

Host Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news, including a busy several days in Frankfort during the 2019 General Assembly. Scheduled guests: Jack Brammer from the Lexington Herald-Leader; Lawrence Smith from WDRB-TV in Louisville; and Morgan Watkins from the Louisville Courier-Journal.