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Betsy Johnson, Saundra Ardrey

Betsy Johnson, Saundra Ardrey

Host Renee Shaw speaks with Kentucky lawyer Betsy Johnson, who once argued a case before the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Then, Renee talks to Western Kentucky University Political Science Professor Saundra Ardrey about Ginsburg's legacy, the centennial of women's suffrage, recent racial unrest, and the current political climate.
Season 16 Episode 4 Length 28:41 Premiere: 10/4/20

Celebrating Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 'A Legal Giant'

Betsy Johnson was a few years out of law school and working as an attorney for the state of Kentucky when she found herself standing before the United States Supreme Court, arguing a case that she inherited just months earlier.

It was Jan. 14, 2003, and the case dealt with a state health insurance law meant to give patients greater access to providers. A mere 38 seconds into her argument, one of the justices interrupted with a question. It was the Notorious RBG: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“I remember thinking, I thought she would be on my side,” Johnson recalls today with a laugh. “It was a very tough question. I muddled my through it and then she let me go and I continued on with my arguments.”

Like many female lawyers, Johnson credits Ginsburg, who died last month after 27 years on the court, with making it possible for more women to enter the profession and rise to its highest ranks. She also praises the justice for her fierce dedication to women’s rights.

“Where she saw inequality, she fought to get some equality,” says Johnson.

Now the president of the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities, Johnson was counsel for the Kentucky Department of Insurance when the case Kentucky Association of Health Plans v. Miller landed on her desk. Johnson says the Supreme Court wasn’t expected to take up the matter after a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. But then the clerk of the nation’s highest court called out of the blue and told Johnson to be prepared to argue the case the following January.

“Of course panic struck,” she says. “To tell you the truth, I’m not a litigator… I had done an appellate argument my first year of law school and that’s about it.”

Over the next few months, professors at the University of Kentucky School of Law put Johnson through several moot court sessions to help her prepare for her Supreme Court appearance. She also travelled to Washington, D.C., to watch the court hear arguments in another case.

Then it was Johnson’s turn.

“I was very nervous – I mean, I was shaking,” she says.

“Before you go in the courtroom, you’re taken to an attorney’s lounge,” Johnson continues. “The clerk of court gives you some tips... especially attorneys like me who had never argued before the Supreme Court.”

The advice the clerk gave Johnson involved the lectern at which attorneys stand to present their arguments. It is designed to go up and down. So the clerk encouraged Johnson to feel free to lower it to better accommodate her five-foot one-inch height.

After the opening question from Ginsburg, Johnson proceeded with the rest of her argument. When the court ruled three months later, Johnson and the commonwealth won a unanimous opinion.

Looking back on the experience now, Johnson says she admires Ginsburg, her legacy, and the barriers she broke as a pioneering woman.
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“I wish I had known her personally,” says Johnson. “She just was the real deal.”

Political Scientist Reflects on Ginsburg, Breonna Taylor, and Suffrage

Western Kentucky University Political Science Associate Professor Saundra Ardrey never argued a case before Ginsburg, but she shares Johnson’s admiration for the iconic justice.

“We have lost a giant in the legal field – a woman who promoted gender equality,” says Ardrey. “She brought a kind of political discourse that I think we are getting away from… That you can disagree without being disagreeable.”

Ardrey laments the passing of iconic figures like Ginsburg and the late Congressman John Lewis who she says modeled civility and a willingness to reach across party lines. She says it’s important for her students to see that kind of behavior in an era of such intense partisanship.

“They’re passionate about a lot of the issues but they are so disenchanted with our political leaders and the way we’re doing politics,” she says.

The professor also says younger generations need a better understanding of the suffrage movement, especially in this centennial year of the 19th Amendment. Despite how the movement is often portrayed, Ardrey says women of color and impoverished women played a vital part of the suffrage fight. She says white suffragists downplayed voting by Black females out of fear of losing critical votes from southern lawmakers.

“Sometimes the feminist movement forgets that we are all in this struggle,” says Ardrey. “Anytime anybody asks me to speak on women’s suffrage, I’m always being more inclusive, bringing in some of those names of others that have been left out of the movement.”

Ardrey also sees race and gender playing out in the shooting of Breonna Taylor by Louisville Metro Police officers in March. Serious questions about the incident still linger even after an investigation by Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron and the decision by a grand jury to charge no one in Taylor’s death. Ardrey says the public has a right to demand more transparency about what happened on the night of the shooting and within the grand jury proceeding.

“The community deserves some type of answers,” Ardrey says, “and if you don’t get those answers, you have to take to the street, and you have to make noise and you have to protest, and that’s a reaction to not being heard.”

Police violence against Black women also deserves more scrutiny by activists and the general public, according to Ardrey.

“We have to remind our Black Lives Matter brothers that this is also about women and other marginalized groups: the aged, the LGBT community, and that sort of thing,” she says. “Racial justice has to include all of us.”

With everything going on today – the pandemic, racial violence, and political partisanship – Ardrey admits that she struggles to maintain an optimistic outlook. She says her mother taught her that the world could be a better place, and that she gave her children that same lesson. Now, as she’s about to have her first grandchild, Ardrey fears that may no longer be true.

“I’m losing faith. I’m losing hope. At every turn, it seems we’re continuing to fight the battle,” she says. “That’s why as I get towards the end of my career, I want to continue teaching, because if I’ve lost energy, I don’t want the younger people to lose hope.”

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Each week, host Renee Shaw and a variety of interesting and engaging people - including business leaders, entertainers, authors, celebrities, and more - explore a broad array of topics impacting Kentucky and the world.

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Fatherhood; Financial Literacy

David Cozart, head of the Commonwealth Center for Fathers and Families, talks about his organization's effort to engage fathers more, especially those incarcerated, in their children's lives. Next, Renee Shaw speaks with financial experts Dale Morgan and Beverly Bowens about their efforts to educate and empower youngsters and the larger Lexington community regarding financial literacy.

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Renee Shaw speaks with retiring Berea College President Lyle Roelofs about his 11-year tenure at the college.

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Health Issues - Sen. Julie Raque Adams and Rep. Addia Wuchner

Premiered On: 11/03/2017

State Sen. Julie Raque Adams and State Rep. Addia Wuchner, chairs of the Senate Health and Welfare and House Health and Family Services committees, respectively, discuss upcoming health care issues that will be addressed during the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly.

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Good Samaritans - Surgery on Sunday; Bluegrass Families First and One Parent Scholar House

Premiered On: 11/17/2017

Lexington plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Moore talks about Surgery on Sunday, providing outpatient essential surgical services at no cost to income-eligible, uninsured or underinsured individuals. Then, Kelly Duffy talks about Bluegrass Families First (BFF), a non-profit that provides opportunities for early childhood development, adult education, and other services helping Lexington families move toward self-sufficiency. BFF supports three organizations: The Family Care Center; The Nest Center for Women, Children, and Families; and One Parent Scholar House. Mirsada Simic talks about One Parent Scholar House and its Child Development Center with a 5-star curriculum program.

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Sexual Harassment Issues - Consultant Rus Funk

Premiered On: 12/15/2017

Renee's guest is Rus Funk, a consultant on gender equity, anti-racism, and violence prevention. He serves on the board of the National Center on Sexual and Domestic Violence. Funk talks about the spate of sexual harassment charges that have dominated news headlines and offers advice on helping men learn how to modify their behavior to create a professional and respectful work environment.

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Silas House

Premiered On: 01/12/2018

Novelist, activist, and educator Silas House discusses his book to be released later this year that focuses on parenthood, his work as an advocate for environmental and gender equity causes, and other topics.

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DV8 Kitchen

Premiered On: 01/19/2018

Renee visits DV8 Kitchen, a restaurant and bakery in Lexington that provides second chance employment opportunities for people in substance recovery who are trying to redirect their lives. She speaks with Rob and Diane Perez about their vision for the restaurant and its support from the community. Renee also talks with employees at the eatery to hear their stories of recovery and how DV8 Kitchen helps them.

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Gerald Smith

Premiered On: 02/09/2018

Dr. Gerald Smith, a history professor at the University of Kentucky and co-editor of "The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia", joins Renee to discuss race relations in honor of Black History Month. Topics include activism around removing Confederate statues, the status of black leadership in Kentucky, and Dr. Smith's thoughts on the needed response from the faith-based community in eradicating racism.

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Educational Innovation

Premiered On: 02/16/2018

Educational innovation in the mountains is leading to a teaching and learning renaissance in southeast Kentucky. Renee and her guests, Dr. Dessie Bowling, associate director of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative and Rose Shields, rural project manager for the Center for Excellence in Rural Health at the University of Kentucky, discuss recent innovative education practices in the region.

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Premiered On: 04/06/2018

"Connections" remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Renee speaks with organizers of a commemorative event in Frankfort and shares highlights from speeches at the MLK Memorial March to Move.

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Child Marriage Laws in Kentucky - Donna Pollard

Premiered On: 04/13/2018

Renee speaks with Donna Pollard, a child marriage survivor and founder of Survivors' Corner, who has become the ambassador for changing child marriage laws in Kentucky with the passage of Senate Bill 48 that was signed into law by Gov. Matt Bevin on March 29, 2018. SB 48 raises the legal age to marry to 18 in Kentucky with some exceptions.

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Kosair Charities Face It Movement; Terry Brooks

Premiered On: 04/20/2018

In part one, Renee speaks with Keith Inman with Kosair Charities and Dr. Jennifer Green, University of Louisville Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellow about Kosair Charities Face It Movement that provides resources for parents and caregivers on child abuse. In part two, Dr. Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates, talks about legislation passed in the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly that benefits children and families.

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Dr. Donna Grigsby

Premiered On: 05/11/2018

Renee speaks with Lexington pediatrician Dr. Donna Grigsby about early childhood brain development and the impact of adverse childhood experiences on cognitive and physical health. Dr. Grigsby discusses how to develop literacy skills in young children.

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Criminal Justice Reform - Cherise Fanno Burdeen

Premiered On: 06/22/2018

Cherise Fanno Burdeen, CEO of the Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI), talks about her organization's mission to reduce incarceration rates and their efforts to reform the bail system.

  • Tuesday July 12, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Shining a Spotlight on Epilepsy

Premiered On: 06/29/2018

Renee speaks with filmmaker Tiffany Webb, whose documentary, Voice of the Epilepsies, chronicles the story of a young girl living with epilepsy and her family's determination to treat the seizure disorder. Webb also discusses her own experience of being diagnosed with epilepsy.

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Tiffany Manuel - Affordable Housing

Premiered On: 08/17/2018

Renee's guest is Dr. Tiffany Manuel, vice president of knowledge, impact, and strategy at Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., where she drives the collection and dissemination of data and information from within Enterprise and across the affordable housing industry through innovative solutions. She discusses affordable housing.

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Marcie Timmerman - Mental Health and Wellness

Premiered On: 08/24/2018

Renee speaks with Marcie Timmerman, executive director of Mental Health America of Kentucky. Timmerman discusses her organization's work to help those suffering from mental illness find effective treatment.

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Connections

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Betty Baye

Premiered On: 09/06/2013

Former Louisville "Courier-Journal" columnist and editorial writer Betty Baye discusses her career and columns, new paradigms of journalism, the impact of digital media, and her future projects.

  • Monday July 18, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Roszalyn Akins

Premiered On: 09/20/2013

Roszalyn Akins is dean of the Carter G. Woodson Academy in Lexington. The college preparatory school for promising males opened in 2012 and this year is serving young boys grades six through 10.

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Malcolm Ratchford

Premiered On: 09/27/2013

Renee talks with Malcolm Ratchford, executive director of Community Action Council, an organization that helps thousands of low-income Central Kentuckians each year work toward greater economic security.

  • Wednesday July 20, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Ruth Brinkley - KentuckyOne Health

Premiered On: 10/04/2013

Ruth Brinkley, president and CEO of KentuckyOne Health, a coalition of leading health care providers in Kentucky, discusses the health care system, Medicaid expansion enabled by federal health care reform, and more.

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Pop Culture and Commodification of Women

Premiered On: 10/25/2013

Renee talks with women and others about the influence of popular media on body image and the stereotypes perpetuated throughout the entertainment industry.

  • Friday July 22, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Connections

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Innocence Project

Premiered On: 11/01/2013

Renee's guests are Innocence Project Policy Director Stephen Saloom and prison exoneree Calvin Johnson. In 1983, Johnson was falsely convicted of rape and sentenced to life in prison. The Innocence Project took his case and arranged for forensic testing that proved his innocence 16 years later. Renee talks with Johnson about his experience and with Saloom about the work of the Innocence Project in all 50 states.

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Diabetes Prevention and Control

Premiered On: 11/08/2013

Experts discuss the statewide education and prevention methods being dispatched and the changes individuals can make to avoid diabetes.

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Human Trafficking

Premiered On: 11/15/2013

Renee talks with guests about recent legislation that strengthens Kentucky's human trafficking laws and provides more services to victims and other topics.

  • Wednesday July 27, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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  • Thursday June 16, 2022 1:09 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday June 16, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Jeff Hawkins and Robert Brown - S12 E45

  • Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday June 15, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
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Sec. Vickie Yates Brown Glisson - S12 E44

  • Tuesday June 14, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday June 14, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday June 14, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday June 14, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday June 14, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Kayla Rae Whitaker - S12 E41

  • Monday June 13, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
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  • Monday June 13, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 13, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Delanor Manson - Kentucky Nurses Association - S17 E36

  • Sunday June 19, 2022 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday June 19, 2022 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday June 18, 2022 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday June 18, 2022 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday June 12, 2022 6:00 pm ET on KET2
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  • Sunday June 12, 2022 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday June 12, 2022 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday June 12, 2022 12:00 pm ET on KET
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Walter Gilliam - S12 E40

  • Friday June 10, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 10, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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Leadership - Marian Guinn and Lisa Williams; Colene Elridge - S12 E38

  • Thursday June 9, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday June 9, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday June 9, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Patricia Peacock - S12 E30

  • Wednesday June 8, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday June 8, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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Cory Jewell Jensen - S12 E18

  • Tuesday June 7, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday June 7, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday June 7, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday June 7, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday June 7, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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David Thompson - S12 E11

  • Monday June 6, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 6, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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School Safety in Kentucky - S17 E35

  • Sunday June 12, 2022 8:00 am ET on KETKY
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  • Saturday June 11, 2022 4:28 pm ET on KETKY
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  • Sunday June 5, 2022 6:00 pm ET on KET2
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  • Sunday June 5, 2022 4:28 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday June 5, 2022 3:28 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday June 5, 2022 11:58 am ET on KET
  • Sunday June 5, 2022 10:58 am CT on KET

Mitzi Sinnott - S12 E3

  • Friday June 3, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
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FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf - S12 E2

  • Thursday June 2, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
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  • Thursday June 2, 2022 2:02 pm ET on KETKY
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Phil Wilkins - S11 E43

  • Wednesday June 1, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday June 1, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday June 1, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday June 1, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Tameka Montgomery - S11 E42

  • Tuesday May 31, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday May 31, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday May 31, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday May 31, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Dominique Wilkins - S11 E41

  • Monday May 30, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Gun Control Advocate Whitney Austin - S17 E34

  • Sunday June 5, 2022 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday June 5, 2022 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday June 4, 2022 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
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  • Sunday May 29, 2022 6:00 pm ET on KET2
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Ben Chandler - Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky - S17 E33

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  • Sunday May 29, 2022 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday May 28, 2022 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday May 28, 2022 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday May 25, 2022 11:30 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday May 25, 2022 10:30 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday May 25, 2022 6:00 pm ET on KET
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Gary Tuggle - S11 E40

  • Friday May 27, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Dr. Leana Wen - S11 E39

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  • Thursday May 26, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
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Terrence Walton - S11 E38

  • Wednesday May 25, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday May 25, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday May 25, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday May 25, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Season 16 Episodes

Filmmaker Elizabeth Helm-Frazier

S16 E37 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 8/1/21

Early Childhood Development Initiatives in Louisville

S16 E36 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 7/25/21

Kathy Werking and Jim Embry

S16 E35 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 7/17/21

Kentucky Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack

S16 E34 Length 27:41 Premiere Date 7/11/21

Boone Co. Judge Executive Gary Moore

S16 E33 Length 28:03 Premiere Date 6/26/21

The Demands and Rewards of Fatherhood

S16 E32 Length 26:31 Premiere Date 6/20/21

Psychologist Julie Cerel

S16 E31 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 6/13/21

Restaurateur and Chef Ouita Michel

S16 E30 Length 27:56 Premiere Date 6/6/21

Sarah Taylor Vanover - Early Childhood Education

S16 E29 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 5/16/21

A Conversation with U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell

S16 E28 Length 28:21 Premiere Date 5/9/21

Cynthia Knapek of Louisville Leadership Center

S16 E27 Length 27:35 Premiere Date 5/1/21

Vaccine Equity and Hesitancy

S16 E26 Length 28:22 Premiere Date 4/24/21

State Treasurer Allison Ball and Sharon Price

S16 E25 Length 28:31 Premiere Date 4/18/21

Chef and Activist Dan Wu

S16 E24 Length 27:52 Premiere Date 4/11/21

EKU Criminal Justice Professor Pete Kraska

S16 E23 Length 28:00 Premiere Date 4/3/21

The Rise of Anti-Asian Violence

S16 E22 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 3/28/21

Authors Prisha Hedau, Carly Muetterties and Maddie Shepard

S16 E21 Length 28:21 Premiere Date 3/21/21

Charles Booker

S16 E20 Length 28:27 Premiere Date 3/14/21

Mental Health and COVID-19

S16 E19 Length 28:39 Premiere Date 2/14/21

Community Activist Christopher 2X

S16 E18 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 2/7/21

Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Keith Jackson

S16 E17 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 1/31/21

A Mission to End Institutional Racism in Kentucky

S16 E16 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 1/24/21

Celebrating the Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County

S16 E15 Length 28:33 Premiere Date 1/17/21

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman

S16 E14 Length 27:06 Premiere Date 1/10/21

Caroline Randall Williams

S16 E13 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 12/20/20

Amy Luttrell and Adria Johnson

S16 E12 Length 28:12 Premiere Date 12/13/20

Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass

S16 E11 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11/22/20

Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry

S16 E10 Length 28:11 Premiere Date 11/15/20

Jecorey Arthur and Quintez Brown

S16 E9 Length 27:31 Premiere Date 11/8/20

Terrance Sullivan

S16 E8 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11/1/20

2020 Election Preview with Colmon Elridge and Tres Watson

S16 E7 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 10/25/20

Beth Howard and Michael Harrington; Devine Carama

S16 E6 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 10/18/20

Nana Ama Aya Bullock and Muriel Harris

S16 E5 Length 28:26 Premiere Date 10/11/20

Betsy Johnson, Saundra Ardrey

S16 E4 Length 28:41 Premiere Date 10/4/20

Fabian Alvarez, Leyda Becker and Mercedes Harn

S16 E3 Length 28:06 Premiere Date 9/27/20

Devine Carama; Marjorie Guyon and Barry Darnell Burton

S16 E2 Length 28:46 Premiere Date 9/20/20

Marsha Weinstein

S16 E1 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 9/11/20

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