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Recapping the Start of the 2019 General Assembly

Kentucky Tonight

Recapping the Start of the 2019 General Assembly

Renee Shaw and guests discuss the 2019 General Assembly and legislation that has been introduced. Scheduled guests: Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Ashli Watts, senior vice president of public affairs for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; Anne-Tyler Morgan, member of the McBrayer law firm and senior fellow with Pegasus Institute; and Terry Brooks, executive director of the Kentucky Youth Advocates.

Kentucky Chamber Day 2019

Kentucky Chamber Day 2019

Kentucky Chamber Day 2019

KET presents highlights of the recent annual Kentucky Chamber Day dinner. Speakers including Gov. Matt Bevin and legislative leaders present their priorities for the 2019 session.

News of the Week: January 11, 2019

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News of the Week: January 11, 2019

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the beginning of the 2019 General Assembly in Frankfort. Scheduled guests: Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal; and Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville.

Aaron Thompson on Kentucky’s Higher Education Goals

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Aaron Thompson on Kentucky’s Higher Education Goals

Dr. Aaron Thompson, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, discusses the challenges facing higher education, his priorities for the agency that include closing achievement gaps, collaborating with business groups to attract and retain skilled workers, communicating the value of higher education, and engaging adults in earning a credential or certificate.

My Country No More

Independent Lens

My Country No More

Generations of family farming go up in flames as the North Dakota oil rush leaves human memory, culture, and identity scorched in its wake. My Country, No More follows one rural American family’s path of resistance through the rise and fall of the boom.

Doris Kearns Goodwin and A. Scott Berg

Great Conversations:

Doris Kearns Goodwin and A. Scott Berg

Pulitzer Prize-winning bestselling author and "America's Historian-in-Chief" Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses Leadership in Turbulent Times, the culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history. A. Scott Berg, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of five bestselling biographies, interviews Goodwin. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Previewing the 2019 General Assembly

Kentucky Tonight

Previewing the 2019 General Assembly

Host Renee Shaw speaks with Gov. Matt Bevin and legislative leaders in advance of the 2019 General Assembly. The program examines several important issues that will be addressed in proposed legislation during the General Assembly, including public pensions and tax reform. Scheduled guests: Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester; Kentucky House Speaker-Designate David Osborne, R-Prospect; Kentucky Senate Minority Leader-Designate Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville; Kentucky House Minority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy Hook.

News of the Week: January 4, 2019

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News of the Week: January 4, 2019

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest political news in advance of the 2019 General Assembly. Scheduled guests: Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; Michon Lindstrom, Spectrum News; and Wes Swietek, Bowling Green Daily News.

PBS NewsHour

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PBS NewsHour

Watch the latest PBS NewsHour episodes, read breaking news stories, and learn more about the issues behind national and world events.

2018 Year in Review

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2018 Year in Review

Journalists from around the state discuss the year in review with host Bill Bryant. Scheduled guests: Adam Beam, The Associated Press; Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal. (Program pre-recorded on Dec. 21, 2018)