EKU President Michael Benson on Higher Education Challenges and His New Book

Connections with Renee Shaw

EKU President Michael Benson on Higher Education Challenges and His New Book

Dr. Michael Benson, president of Eastern Kentucky University, discusses the budgetary challenges the university has faced and his new book "College for the Commonwealth: A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy."

News of the Week: January 18, 2019

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: January 18, 2019

Host Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the week's news from around the commonwealth, including the latest happenings in Frankfort as the 2019 General Assembly gets underway. Scheduled guests: Adam Beam from the Associated Press; Linda Blackford from the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Scott Wartman from the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Why More Millennials Are Becoming Caregivers

PBS NewsHour

Why More Millennials Are Becoming Caregivers

More young Americans are becoming caregivers to elderly or disabled family members, according to a recent study from Genworth Financial, a company that researches long-term care options. That is putting them under considerable stress as they seek to balance their loved ones’ needs with their own work, finances and need to care for their children. A report from PBS NewsHour's Zoe Rohrich.

Mystery Men

Finding Your Roots

Mystery Men

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a wealth of hidden family history. Both grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves deeply empowering.

Equus “Story of the Horse” | Episode 1: Origins

Nature

Equus “Story of the Horse” | Episode 1: Origins

The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself, allowing our species to explore, conquer and flourish side by side with the horse. NATURE traces this revolutionizing partnership with anthropologist Niobe Thompson in this two-part series.

The LEE Initiative

Kentucky Life

The LEE Initiative

As the owner of three restaurants in Louisville and two in Washington, D.C., who has appeared on Top Chef, Mind of a Chef, and Iron Chef America, chef Edward Lee has seen many sides of the industry. In 2018, Lee partnered with Lindsey Ofcacek to create The Women Chefs of Kentucky Initiative, also known as The LEE Initiative, a program that provides mentorship for skilled women chefs to put them on an upward path in the industry.

Episode 1

Victoria & Albert: The Wedding

Episode 1

Join the experts preparing to reconstruct the wedding that changed history. As they get ready for the ceremony and investigate the stories behind the dress, food and music, they uncover astonishing details, and their challenge comes into focus.

Rodents of Unusual Size

Independent Lens

Rodents of Unusual Size

A story about giant swamp rats invading coastal Louisiana and the defiant people on the edge of the world, who are defending their communities, culture, and livelihoods from the onslaught of this curious and unexpected invasive species.

Recapping the Start of the 2019 General Assembly

Kentucky Tonight

Recapping the Start of the 2019 General Assembly

Renee Shaw and guests discuss the 2019 General Assembly and legislation that has been introduced. Scheduled guests: Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Ashli Watts, senior vice president of public affairs for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; Anne-Tyler Morgan, member of the McBrayer law firm and senior fellow with Pegasus Institute; and Terry Brooks, executive director of the Kentucky Youth Advocates.

Kentucky Chamber Day 2019

Kentucky Chamber Day 2019

Kentucky Chamber Day 2019

KET presents highlights of the recent annual Kentucky Chamber Day dinner. Speakers including Gov. Matt Bevin and legislative leaders present their priorities for the 2019 session.