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Remembering the Beverly Hills Supper Club Tragedy

Kentucky Life

Remembering the Beverly Hills Supper Club Tragedy

Forty years ago the tragedy at Beverly Hills Supper Club took place; the southeastern town of Lynch reflects on its coaltown heyday; and Valhalla Golf Course in Louisville is Kentucky's premier golf course.

The 1890s

Victorian Slum House

The 1890s

Mass manufacturing and social reform offer a bit of hope for some of the residents, while others are plagued by a water shortage that dashes hopes for a promising laundry business.

Chinese Chariot Revealed

Nova

Chinese Chariot Revealed

For over a thousand years, chariots thundered across China’s battlefields, dominating warfare far longer than anywhere else on Earth. Now a series of amazing archaeological discoveries, including whole chariots buried with their horses, has enabled a team of experts to probe the genius of China’s first super-weapon.

The 1880s

Victorian Slum House

The 1880s

Despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London, desperate for work. When curious upper-class visitors are permitted to visit the slum as tourists, the participants realize how precarious their situation truly is.

The 1870s

Victorian Slum House

The 1870s

A dire economic depression is heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants seeking work. Daily, the slum dwellers toil to fulfill clothing orders and make artificial flowers for factories. Some won’t be able to settle their debts.

Downtown Taylorsville, Audubon State Park, and More!

Kentucky Life

Downtown Taylorsville, Audubon State Park, and More!

Doug explores historic, trendy, and tasty businesses in downtown Taylorsville; wetlands in Henderson are proud to be an addition to John James Audubon State Park; a look at the internationally renowned artist Joe Downing at the Downing Museum & Arboretum; and Danville's Constitution Square is the place to be for Kentucky's 225th anniversary of statehood.

Kentucky’s 225th Anniversary and Re-training Retired Racehorses!

Kentucky Life

Kentucky’s 225th Anniversary and Re-training Retired Racehorses!

2017 marks the 225th anniversary of Kentucky's statehood, and Doug visits the Old State Capitol in Frankfort; Patrick is a miniature horse with a huge fan base and a rock star lifestyle from Bullitt County; Second Stride in Oldham County rehabilitates, retrains, and places retired Thoroughbreds; and host Doug Flynn tours the expo floor at the National Farm Machinery show in Louisville.

The 1860s

Victorian Slum House

The 1860s

A group of modern-day families, couples and individuals recreate life in London's East End between 1860-1900.

Beargrass–The Creek in Our Backyard

Beargrass–The Creek in Our Backyard

Louisville's Beargrass Creek has survived numerous environmental challenges over the centuries. What does the future hold for this endangered waterway?

Going Local In Stanford and Hindman

The Local Traveler

Going Local In Stanford and Hindman

We check out the local communities in both Stanford and Hindman. Stanford is one of the oldest settlements in Kentucky and Hindman has the earliest rural settlement school in the country.