Renee Shaw and guests discuss education. Scheduled guests: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; Stephanie Winkler, president of the Kentucky Education Association; Richard Innes, education analyst for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions; and Steven Gordon, associate fellow of the Pegasus Institute.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee speaks with Jessica Dueñas, the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, who is a special education teacher and will be among the founding educators at the new W.E.B. DuBois Academy in Jefferson County. She also writes about education issues as a contributor to the Louisville Courier Journal.
Comment on Kentucky
Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the political fallout from this year's Fancy Farm picnic held on Aug. 4. Scheduled guests: Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; Adam Beam, The Associated Press; and Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal.
For the past year, FRONTLINE and ProPublica have been investigating how the violent and infamous rally in Charlottesville last year became a watershed moment for the white supremacist movement. Correspondent A.C. Thompson shows how some of those behind the racist violence went unpunished and shines a light on the rise of new white supremacist groups in America.
Mitch McConnell's Political Reflections
In this wide-ranging interview, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky's Republican senior senator, discusses national and state politics and other topical issues. McConnell recently made Senate history as the longest-serving Republican leader,
Fancy Farm 2018
Renee Shaw and Casey Parker-Bell present highlights from the 2018 Fancy Farm picnic in Graves County, Kentucky.
Fancy Farm 2018
KET presents Fancy Farm 2018 coverage on Aug. 4 from Graves County, Ky., home of the political event and picnic. Speeches from Fancy Farm are archived here.
Host Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists are live from Fancy Farm, previewing the political speeches and discussing news of the week. Scheduled guests: Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; Ronnie Ellis, CNHI News Service; and John Wright, Murray Ledger & Times.
Disrupting the Opioid Epidemic: A KET Forum
As death rates from opioid overdoses continue to rise, KET convenes the top experts in the state and a live studio audience to look at Kentucky's evolving response to this devastating epidemic. The program is part of KET's continuing coverage of the opioid crisis.