Ken Burns and Lynn Novick tell the epic story of the war as it's never before been told on film. The 10-part series features testimony from nearly 80 witnesses, American and Vietnamese, bringing the war and its chaotic epoch viscerally to life. Watch Now.
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Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news, including a circuit court ruling dismissing a medical marijuana lawsuit against the state, how a proposed U.S. Senate bill repealing the Affordable Care Act may affect Kentucky's Medicaid program, and the latest political news from Frankfort. Scheduled guests: Ryland Barton from Kentucky Public Radio; Beth Musgrave from the Lexington Herald-Leader; and Deborah Yetter from the Louisville Courier-Journal.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee's guest is U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. Sec. Chao discusses topics in the transportation sector, including the prospect of self-driving car technology, the agency's involvement in the disaster relief effort for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and other issues. The wide-ranging interview also touches on Sec. Chao's views on immigration and the relationship between her husband, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and President Donald Trump.
Kentucky Life celebrates Earth Day. Visit Dawson Springs, a designated Trail Town, and a popular destination for visitors in search of Kentucky Adventure Tourism. Today's Special comes from Miguel's Pizza in the Red River Gorge area of Powell County. Meet the Red River Gorge Trail Crew, hard-working volunteers dedicated to maintaining the extensive trail system of the Gorge. GRIT magazine named Adair County couple Randy and Jennifer Luethje runners-up in its inaugural Homesteaders of the Year Awards.
Dr. Tuckson's guests are Drs. Anthony T. Yonts, DO, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Quantum Healthcare Associates in Hazard, and Tiffany Thompson, DO, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pikeville Medical Center Clinic.
Actor and Kentucky native Harry Dean Stanton died Friday, Sept. 15, in Los Angeles. KET created this 2011 "Kentucky Muse" documentary about Stanton. Kris Kristofferson and Billy Bob Thornton are among those interviewed. The profile explores Stanton's early life in Kentucky, his love of music, and his extensive work in films.
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Bill Bryant and journalist discuss the week's news, including reaction from an announcement by Gov. Matt Bevin that most state agencies will need to reduce their budgets in order to deal with a projected revenue shortfall. Guests: Linda Blackford from the Lexington Herald-Leader; Ronnie Ellis with CNHI News Service; and Lawrence Smith from WDRB-TV in Louisville.