Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news, including a continuing rise of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky due to the Delta variant. Guests: Russ Cassady, Appalachian News-Express; Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal.
Today's Schedule Sunday, August 1st
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for today.
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for the immediate future.
Renee Shaw and her guests discuss back-to-school issues including health and safety protocols. Guests: Jason Glass, Ed.D., commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education; Marty Pollio, Ed.D., superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools; Carrie Ballinger, superintendent of Rockcastle County Schools; Eddie Campbell, president of the Kentucky Education Association; Penny Christian, vice president of leadership outreach for the Kentucky PTA; and Eric Kennedy, director of advocacy for the Kentucky School Boards Association.
Renee Shaw speaks with Kevin Fields, president and CEO of the Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc., and pediatrician Dr. Beverly M. Gaines, president and CEO of Beverly M. Gaines M.D. and Associates, about a collaboration to enhance early childhood learning experiences.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss childcare challenges. Guests: State Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Benton, day care owner; Kristin Walker Collins, chief operating officer of the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky; Benjamin Gies, director of early childhood policy and practice at the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; and Kevin Fields, president/CEO at Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc.
FRONTLINE investigates the consequences of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. With exclusive access to a militant wing of the Taliban, correspondent Najibullah Quraishi tells the story of Iran’s growing influence across Afghanistan. Also this hour, a report on politics and rape in India. Watch now.
Director Michèle Stephenson’s new documentary follows families of those affected by the 2013 legislation stripping citizenship from Dominicans of Haitian descent, uncovering the complex history and present-day politics of Haiti and the Dominican Republic through the grassroots electoral campaign of a young attorney named Rosa Iris. Watch now.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the week's news, including a continuing rise in COVID-19 cases in the state and the latest on Kentucky's economy and unemployment numbers. Guests: Alex Acquisto, Lexington Herald-Leader; Chris Otts, WDRB in Louisville; and Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss bridging the urban-rural divide in Kentucky. Guests include: Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky; Alison Davis, Ph.D., professor of agricultural economics at the University of Kentucky and the executive director of the Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky; and others.