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Gloria Smiley

Gloria Smiley, first black principal of an "all white school" in Kentucky, talks about her career and education. A 1981 KET production.
S2 E24 Length 28:40 Premiere: 12.8.09

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Earl Wallace - S3 E48

Earl Wallace, Board of Trustees member for Shakertown, talks about the restoration of Shakertown and his career as a business executive. A 1985 KET production.

  • Wednesday February 19, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday February 19, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Dr. Otis Singletary - S3 E49

Otis Singletary, PhD. and his presidency at the University of Kentucky. A 1985 KET production.

  • Thursday February 20, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday February 20, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Wendell Butler - S3 E50

Wendell P. Butler, former school teacher, state senator, commissioner of agriculture, superintendent of public instruction, secretary of education, and secretary of the arts cabinet. A 1985 KET production.

  • Friday February 21, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday February 21, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Hanley Funderburk - S3 E51

Hanly Funderburk talks about being the new president of Eastern Kentucky University (EKU). A 1985 KET produciton.

  • Monday February 24, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday February 24, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Porter Peoples, Art Walters - S3 E52

Leaders of the Urban League: Porter Peeples and Art Walters. A 1985 KET production.

  • Tuesday February 25, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday February 25, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Col. Robert A. Goodwin - S3 E53

Col. Robert A. Goodwin discusses the Lexington Army Depot and disposition of arms and other activities. A 1985 KET production.

  • Wednesday February 26, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday February 26, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Dr. Kala Stroup - S3 E54

Dr. Kala Stroup discusses the presidency of Murray State University and her roll as the first female President. A 1985 KET production.

  • Thursday February 27, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday February 27, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Dr. Leon Boothe - S3 E55

Dr. Leon Boothe, president of Northern Kentucky University (NKU), talks about his administration of NKU and issues in higher education. A 1985 KET production.

  • Friday February 28, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday February 28, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Dr. Don Zacharias - S3 E56

Dr. Don Zacharias of Western Kentucky University talks about his perspective of educational issues. A 1985 KET production.

  • Monday March 2, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday March 2, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

John Hall - S4 E1

Business and civic leader John Hall. A 1985 KET production.

  • Tuesday March 3, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday March 3, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Wayne Smith - S4 E2

Wayne Smith, President of Central Bank, talks about Lexington banking. A 1985 KET production.

  • Wednesday March 4, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday March 4, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Charles Savidge - S4 E3

Charles Savidge, banker and president of South Hopkins Coal Company. A 1985 KET production.

  • Thursday March 5, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday March 5, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

J. David Grissom - S4 E4

J. David Grissom, Chairman and CEO of Citizens Fidelity Bank, discusses job shifts from blue to white collar workers. A 1985 KET production.

  • Friday March 6, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday March 6, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

John Williams - S4 E5

John Willimas, chief officer of Computer Services Inc., discusses the use of technology in business. A 1985 KET production.

  • Monday March 9, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday March 9, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Dr. William Hambley - S1 E1

The mayor of Pikeville talks about a cut-through to enhance transportation to and around the city. A 1980 KET production.

  • Tuesday March 10, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday March 10, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Dr. Mary Fox - S1 E2

Dr. Mary Pauline Fox, director of the Pike County Health Department, talks about medical problems in Eastern Kentucky. A 1980 KET production.

  • Wednesday March 11, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday March 11, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Paul Patton - S1 E3

Paul Patton discusses economic and transportation development and the coal industry in Eastern Kentucky. A 1980 KET production.

  • Thursday March 12, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday March 12, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Paul Fyffe - S1 E4

President Paul G. Fyffe talks about starting the Appalachian Baseball League at Paintsville's Yankee Stadium and what it means to the surrounding community. A 1980 KET production.

  • Friday March 13, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday March 13, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Lysbeth Wallace - S1 E5

Professor Lysbeth Wallace discusses the art of weaving at Western Kentucky University. A 1980 KET production.

  • Monday March 16, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday March 16, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Jerry Lee Rodgers - S1 E6

Jerry Lee Rodgers, playwright and professor at the University of Louisville, discusses his work. A 1980 KET production.

  • Tuesday March 17, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday March 17, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Eliza Mabry - S1 E7

Eliza Mabry of the U.S. Department of the Interior discusses the National Agricultural Land Study and issues connected with land preservation. A 1980 KET production.

  • Wednesday March 18, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday March 18, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Dr. Donald Zacharias - S1 E8

Dr. Don Zacharias, newly appointed president of Western Kentucky University, discusses educational developments at the university. A 1980 KET production.

  • Thursday March 19, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday March 19, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Granville Clarke - S1 E9

Lawyer Granville Clarke from Russellville discusses the preservation of the South Union Shaker colony in Western Kentucky. A 1980 KET production.

  • Friday March 20, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday March 20, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY
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Leslie Combs - S3 E47

  • Tuesday February 18, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Raymond Burse - S3 E46

  • Monday February 17, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Mary Lou Whitney - S3 E45

  • Friday February 14, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Jessie Wright - S3 E44

  • Thursday February 13, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Frank Lambert - S3 E42

  • Wednesday February 12, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Sylvia Clay - S3 E41

  • Tuesday February 11, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Keith Tozer - S3 E40

  • Monday February 10, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Bill Irvine - S3 E39

  • Friday February 7, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Peggy Caldwell - S3 E38

  • Thursday February 6, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Steve Shewmaker - S3 E37

  • Wednesday February 5, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Dick Hammond - S3 E36

  • Tuesday February 4, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Mark Warnkes/Rose Warnkes - S3 E35

  • Monday February 3, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday February 3, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Willie Dawahare - S3 E34

  • Friday January 31, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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George Wooton - S3 E33

  • Thursday January 30, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Robyn Perlman - S3 E32

  • Wednesday January 29, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Kate Ireland - S3 E31

  • Tuesday January 28, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Al Smith - S3 E30

  • Monday January 27, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Dr. Cliff Robertson - S3 E29

  • Friday January 24, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday January 24, 2020 6:00 am CT on KETKY

Mary Dee Miller - S3 E28

  • Thursday January 23, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Mark Beaubien - S3 E27

  • Wednesday January 22, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Bill Mardis - S3 E26

  • Tuesday January 21, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Dr. Floyd Hay - S3 E25

  • Monday January 20, 2020 7:00 am ET on KETKY
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Season 2

Stanley K. Frayer, Eva Bakey Watson

S2 E47 Premiere Date 1.4.10

Robert E. Green

S2 E45 Premiere Date 3.20.09

Elaine Sullivan, Susan Cardwell

S2 E44 Premiere Date 3.19.09

Tom Butler, Jack Paxton

S2 E43 Premiere Date 3.18.09

Edna Lake, Deborah Downing

S2 E38 Premiere Date 3.17.09

Wilburn Caskey

S2 E37 Premiere Date 3.16.09

Charles Porky Nichols

S2 E36 Premiere Date 12.24.09

James Lyon Sr.

S2 E35 Premiere Date 12.23.09

Juliette Bryson

S2 E34 Premiere Date 12.22.09

George H. Wolfford

S2 E33 Length 28:36 Premiere Date 12.21.09

Grant Turner

S2 E31 Premiere Date 9.22.10

Bob Neal

S2 E30 Premiere Date 2.27.09

Sonny Osborne

S2 E29 Premiere Date 12.15.09

Skeeter Davis

S2 E28 Premiere Date 12.14.09

Wendell Ford

S2 E27 Premiere Date 9.16.10

Edward T. Breathitt

S2 E26 Premiere Date 2.23.09

Benjamin Shobe

S2 E25 Premiere Date 2.20.09

Gloria Smiley

S2 E24 Length 28:40 Premiere Date 12.8.09

Bernard Minnis

S2 E23 Premiere Date 12.7.09

Raymond Burse

S2 E22 Premiere Date 12.4.09

Georgia Powers

S2 E21 Premiere Date 2.16.09

Christopher Bobbitt

S2 E20 Premiere Date 2.13.09

Walter Lee Cornelison

S2 E19 Premiere Date 12.1.09

William McLure

S2 E18 Premiere Date 11.30.09

Walter Hyleck

S2 E17 Premiere Date 11.27.09

Loyal Jones

S2 E16 Length 28:37 Premiere Date 2.9.09

Harry Jackson

S2 E15 Premiere Date 2.6.09

Dr. George Masannat (Part 2)

S2 E14 Premiere Date 11.24.09

Dr. George Masannat (Part 1)

S2 E13 Premiere Date 11.23.09

Dick Pfefferkorn

S2 E12 Premiere Date 2.3.09

William J. Parker

S2 E11 Premiere Date 2.2.09

Dr. Cratis Williams

S2 E10 Premiere Date 1.30.09

Dr. Bill Foster

S2 E9 Premiere Date 1.29.09

David Jenkins, Gary Johnson

S2 E8 Premiere Date 1.28.09

Jimmy Ellis

S2 E7 Premiere Date 1.27.09

Coyote Calhoun

S2 E5 Premiere Date 11.11.09

Maria Braden, Carl West

S2 E4 Length 28:40 Premiere Date 1.22.09

Richard Gimmel, Glen Bastin

S2 E3 Premiere Date 1.21.09

Bob Schulman

S2 E2 Premiere Date 1.20.09

Frank Ashley/Malcolm Kilduff

S2 E1 Premiere Date 1.19.09

Tom Laue, Jake Booher

Length 28:40 Premiere Date 1.16.09

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