Host Renee Shaw and guests discuss COVID-19's impact on Kentucky tourism. Guests include: Mike Berry, secretary of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet; Hank Phillips, president and CEO of the Kentucky Travel Industry Association; and Mary Quinn Ramer, president of VisitLEX, the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Learn the history of one of the Paris, Kentucky, Fire Department, established in 1874; Dave Shuffett and his dog Charlie go agate hunting in a Kentucky Life Memory; artist Jonathan Queen uses classic toys as metaphors for complex themes in his paintings and murals; learn the backstory of Florence, Kentucky's water tower.
A one-minute long news update, focused on COVID-19, airing before and after PBS NewsHour.
The largest teacher’s union in the U.S., the American Federation of Teachers, announced recently it would support any local chapters that strike due to their school’s reopening without any safety measures. Randi Weingarten, the union’s president, spoke with Hari Sreenivasan about safety concerns for teachers and what should be done about them.
See a moving and meaningful picture of families in America today and the way these relationships shape us. Families of all shapes and sizes give us a look into their lives, revealing how we value our families now more than ever. Watch now.
We're fast fishing on the Ohio River in Louisville, catching bullfrogs, and Chad demonstrates how to attach a lock-on stand. Watch now.
Thrill to an hour of rock and soul with Cage the Elephant and Tank and The Bangas. Nashville rockers Cage the Elephant blaze through hits and albums from fifth album Social Cues. New Orleans’ jazz/soul mavens Tank and The Bangas groove through songs from second LP Green Balloon. Watch now.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including efforts to reduce COVID-19 infection rates and problems with the state's unemployment insurance system. Guests: Alex Acquisto, Lexington Herald-Leader; Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville; and Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal.
The U.S. recorded more than 1,400 coronavirus deaths Wednesday. Hospitalizations are up significantly, and at least five states reported single-day death records this week. With the national death toll from the pandemic now over 150,000, many public health experts say we need to change our approach. Brown University’s Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician, joins William Brangham to discuss.