Julia Chinn was the common-law wife of a U.S. vice president; bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver reminisces about her Kentucky childhood; Louisville artist Enid Yandell broke the mold for women sculptors; presidential widow Mary Todd Lincoln struggled to prove her sanity. Watch now.
Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss news from the commonwealth, including the death of original Comment on Kentucky host Al Smith and legislation passed in the 2021 General Assembly. Guests: Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; Chris Otts, WDRB in Louisville; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier-Journal.
Explore Kentucky's remaining covered bridges. Dave Shuffett talks with author Walter Laughlin about the bridges and his lifelong passion for researching and documenting them. Visit the Fleming County Covered Bridge Museum, examine the truss designs of the remaining bridges, and take a photo tour of each bridge.
Come to the table as we explore Kentucky's best dishes. Fans of barbecued mutton flock to a festival in Owensboro, diners get meals on the move from Louisville's food trucks, the famous dish created at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, and Appalachian spoonbread will melt in your mouth. Watch now.
We celebrate Kentucky's musical heritage by visiting a town that's home to the legendary Bill Monroe and birthplace of bluegrass music; sit down with the queen of country music, Loretta Lynn; learn about The Hilltoppers' rise to fame, and listen to Louisville jazz musician Harry Pickens. Watch now.
Renee Shaw speaks with Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County president and CEO P.G. Peeples and former Lexington Herald-Leader columnist and journalist Jacalyn Carfagno who led the effort to document the organization’s success resulting in a release of a 50th anniversary book.
PBS NewsHour coverage of the second impeachment of President Trump.
Look back at famous people in Kentucky's history. The mystery of Daniel Boone's bones; a museum that honors surgeon Dr. Ephraim McDowell and his most courageous patient, Mrs. Jane Todd Crawford; and Civil War Gen. John Hunt Morgan remains controversial over 150 years after his death. Watch now.
Young hands learn an old craft and put their quilts on display in Jeffersontown; Kentucky Life remembers when the Cincinnati Bengals held its training camp at Georgetown College; Fred Keams celebrates his Native American heritage by making and playing flutes; and Kerry Breitenstein designs "killer" board games in northern Kentucky. Kentucky Life Moment: The Kentucky Castle in Versailles. Watch now.