One to One with Bill Goodman

One to One with Bill Goodman

Each week, host Bill Goodman and a variety of interesting and engaging people talk about the state and world we live in. This KET series offers an array of interviews with various guests including politicians and philosophers, artists and authors, and the leading thinkers in Kentucky.

All Past Episodes

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

29:00 | #1149

Bill sits down with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss the 2016 election and the future of the Republican Party in Kentucky and the nation.

Kentucky House Speaker-Elect Jeff Hoover

28:00 | #1148

Kentucky House Speaker-elect Jeff Hoover discusses the upcoming legislative session, the Republicans taking the House, and his thoughts about being elected Speaker.

Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition

29:00 | #1146

Bill and his guests Matthew La Rocco, Harm Reduction and Community Outreach Specialist at Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness, and Arlene Rice, founder of the Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition, discuss the opioid epidemic and how one program is tackling the problem. Part of KET's ongoing Inside Opioid Addiction initiative funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Barney Frank

28:35 | #1145

From the Kentucky Book Fair, Bill speaks with former U.S. Representative Barney Frank.

Dr. Terry Brooks

29:01 | #1144

Dr. Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates, talks about the most recent Kids Count report on the well-being of Kentucky's children.

Ramez Naam and Seth Siegel

27:30 | #1143

Bill speaks with technologist and author Ramez Naam and water conservation expert Seth Siegel.

Tom Daschle

29:00 | #1142

Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle talks about the broken politics in Washington and his latest book, Crisis Point.

Kentucky Book Fair

29:00 | #1141

Bill speaks with Brooke Raby, book fair manager for the Kentucky Humanities Council, and Affrilachian Poet Frank X Walker for a preview of the 35th Annual Kentucky Book Fair.

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul

29:00 | #1140

Bill speaks with incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul.

Mayor Jim Gray

28:02 | #1139

Bill's guest is Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senate. He is running against incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul.

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr

29:00 | #1138

Bill speaks with Incumbent Republican from Kentucky's 6th District, Congressman Andy Barr.

Nancy Jo Kemper

27:46 | #1137

Bill's guest is Nancy Jo Kemper, Democratic Party candidate for Kentucky's 6th District. She is running against incumbent Republican Congressman Andy Barr.

Gary Gregg; Daniel Hayes

28:01 | #1136

Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, discusses the 25th anniversary of the Center. Bill also speaks with Daniel Hayes of the online magazine Thought Catalog.

Adam Edelen and Matt Jones

27:50 | #1135

Former state Auditor Adam Edelen and Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones discuss the New Kentucky Project, an organization that seeks to move Kentucky forward and modernize the state through a variety of different policy initiatives.

Kentucky Labor Secretary Derrick Ramsey

28:02 | #1134

Bill's guest is Derrick Ramsey, secretary of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. Ramsey previously served as deputy commerce secretary under Gov. Ernie Fletcher. He is a former professional football player and also played at the University of Kentucky.

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt

28:03 | #1132

Kentucky Education Commissioner Dr. Stephen Pruitt discusses his first year in office and what lies ahead for education in Kentucky.

Sec. Hal Heiner

27:51 | #1131

Secretary Hal Heiner, head of Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, discusses the launch of the Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative.

Mary Matalin and James Carville

27:17 | #1130

Bill sits down with husband and wife political consultants Mary Matalin and James Carville, who were in Kentucky to speak to the Southern Legislative Conference.

Katty Kay

29:01 | #1129

Bill speaks with Katty Kay, BBC World News America anchor.

Fancy Farm 2016 Preview

29:00 | #1128

Bill previews Fancy Farm 2016 with Scott Jennings, conservative commentator and former special assistant to President George W. Bush and Jonathan Miller, former Kentucky State Treasurer and political commentator.

Kentucky's Open Records Law

27:50 | #1127

Bill sits down with attorney Jon Fleischaker and Peter Baniak, vice president and editor of the Lexington Herald Leader, to discuss the 40th anniversary of the Kentucky Open Records Act.

Sec. Scott Brinkman and Sec. Vickie Yates Brown Glisson

28:15 | #1126

Bill speaks with Executive Cabinet Secretary Scott Brinkman and Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson.

Mary Shelman; Damien McLoughlin

27:31 | #1125

From ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Bill speaks with Mary Shelman, former director of Harvard's Business School of Agribusiness, and professor and marketing expert Damien McLoughlin.

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell

29:45 | #1124

Bill sits down with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss his book, The Long Game: A Memoir.

Oral Health Integration

28:41 | #1123

Drs. Raynor Mullins and Wanda Gonsalves discuss oral health integration - coordinating oral health with primary medical behavioral health care. Part of KET's "Inside Oral Health Care" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Steve Wozniak; Alonna Wright

28:25 | #1122

From ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Bill speaks with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Alonna Wright, UK student and winner of the Alltech Young Scientist Award.

The Lyons Family

28:50 | #1121

From ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Bill speaks with Alltech founder and president Dr. Pearse Lyons, his daughter Aoife, and son Mark.

Sam Quinones

29:30 | #1120

Bill speaks with journalist Sam Quinones, author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Dr. Tom Frieden; University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto; Dr. Catherine Martin

27:10 | #1119

From the 2016 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Bill speaks with Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto; and Dr. Catherine Martin, division director, University of Kentucky Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Department. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Michael Botticelli

29:00 | #1118

From the 2016 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Bill speaks with Michael Botticelli, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Dr. Nora Volkow

27:40 | #1117

From the 2016 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Bill speaks with Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers and Jackie Steele

29:00 | #1116

From the 2016 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Bill speaks with U.S. Congressman Harold "Hal" Rogers (R-KY 5th District) and Jackie Steele, Commonwealth's Attorney for Kentucky's 27th Judicial District and vice-chair of Operation UNITE. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Dave Adkisson and Jason Bailey

28:15 | #1115

Dave Adkisson, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, and Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, discuss the 2016 legislative session.

Ben Chandler

27:48 | #1114

Former Congressman Ben Chandler, now executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council, recounts the important role his grandfather, Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, Sr., played as baseball commissioner who was key to Jackie Robinson becoming the first African-American to play Major League Baseball in 1947.

National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit

29:05 | #1113

Bill Goodman presents highlights of the 2016 National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit in Atlanta including remarks by President Barack Obama, U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers, and U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy. Plus, an interview with Nancy Hale, executive director of Kentucky-based Operation UNITE. Part of KET's Inside Opioid Addiction Initiative.

State Treasurer Allison Ball and Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles

28:20 | #1112

Two of the youngest people elected to a constitutional state office in the country, Treasurer Allison Ball and Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, discuss their roles and what they hope to accomplish.

Fenton Johnson

27:30 | #1111

Bill speaks with Fenton Johnson, author of The Man Who Loved Birds.

Kent Masterson Brown

27:45 | #1110

Bill speaks with attorney Kent Masterson Brown, president and content developer for Witnessing History, LLC, a production company that focuses on documentaries about the Civil War and other aspects of American History. They discuss "I remember the old home very well;" The Lincolns in Kentucky that is airing on KET.

Rep. Sannie Overly

28:05 | #1109

Bill's guest is State Rep. Sannie Overly (D-Paris), who serves as Kentucky House Majority Caucus Chair and Kentucky Democratic Party Chair.

J. McCauley (Mac) Brown and Mike Biagi

29:00 | #1108

J. McCauley (Mac) Brown, chair of the Republican Party of Kentucky, and Mike Biagi, executive director of the Republican Party of Kentucky, discuss the Kentucky Republican Presidential Caucus on March 5, 2016.

Sec. Hal Heiner

03:00 | #1107

Secretary Hal Heiner, head of Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, talks about his background, tasks ahead, and education around the state.

Stephen Voss and Nancy Cade

28:03 | #1106

Political Science Professors Stephen Voss, University of Kentucky, and Nancy Cade, University of Pikeville, discuss the aftermath of the Iowa caucus, the upcoming New Hampshire caucus, Sen. Rand Paul dropping out of the Kentucky caucus, and other topics.

Gov. Matt Bevin

27:46 | #1105

Bill speaks with Gov. Matt Bevin about his proposed 2016-2018 budget recommendations.

Bob King

28:03 | #1104

Bill discusses priorities for the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly with Bob King, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

House Speaker Greg Stumbo

28:03 | #1103

House Speaker Greg Stumbo discusses the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly.

U.S. Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

28:32 | #1102

Bill sits down with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss policy issues at home and abroad.

Senate President Robert Stivers

28:05 | #1101

Bill and Senate President Robert Stivers discuss the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly.

Jonathan Miller and Jeffrey Smith

28:00 | #1053

Bill Goodman talks with former Kentucky State Treasurer Jonathan Miller and former Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith. The "recovering politicians" discuss Smith's book, Mr. Smith Goes to Prison.

Eric Gregory

28:01 | #1052

Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distillers' Association, talks about the growth of the bourbon industry and the challenges it faces in the future.

Gov. Steve Beshear

29:00 | #1051

Bill sits down with former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to discuss his time in office and his plans for the future.

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

27:59 | #1050

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, discusses his new book, We Cannot Be Silent.

Governor-Elect Matt Bevin

29:00 | #1049

Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin sits down with Bill to discuss his win as well as his appointments and priorities in his first days of office, the transition from campaigning to governing, and his vision for Kentucky's future.

Doug Flynn

29:00 | #1048

Lexington native Doug Flynn, a former Major League Baseball player and current Cincinnati Reds broadcaster, talks about his new job as host of KET's Kentucky Life. The series premieres its 21st season in November.

Al Cross

28:31 | #1047

Bill sits down with Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky, to preview the 2015 election including Kentucky's race for governor.

Trey Grayson

29:00 | #1046

Trey Grayson, president of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, former Kentucky Secretary of State, and former director of Harvard Institute of Politics, discusses Kentucky business, the economy, and politics.

Tony Kemper

27:27 | #1045

Bill speaks with Tony Kemper, head of The de Paul School in Louisville, an independent school focusing on students with dyslexia, ADHD, and central auditory processing deficits.

Rep. John Yarmuth

29:00 | #1044

Bill talks to U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY 3rd District) about the race for president and other political issues.

David Gregory

28:00 | #1043

During his 25 years in broadcast journalism, David Gregory's work has taken him across the country and around the world. He was the former moderator for NBC's Meet the Press. Gregory talks about politics and his own personal journey of faith.

Rep. Thomas Massie

29:00 | #1042

Bill talks to U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY 4th District) about issues in Washington and how they affect Kentucky.

Sen. Mitch McConnell

29:00 | #1041

Bill sits down with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to discuss issues in Washington and how they impact Kentucky.

Dr. Terry Holliday

28:00 | #1039

Dr. Terry Holliday, who is retiring from his post as Kentucky Education Commissioner, talks about the progress state schools have made during his service and advice he'll leave for his successor.

James Allen

28:10 | #1038

James Allen, CEO of Hilliard Lyons, talks about the business case for higher academic standards and how supporting these standards goes right to the bottom line: a better prepared workforce and a stronger economy.

Emily Bingham

28:30 | #1036

Louisville native and author Emily Bingham discusses her book, Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham, a biography about her great aunt.

Drs. Mark Evers and Susan Smyth

28:20 | #1035

Drs. Mark Evers and Susan Smyth discuss personalized, genomic medicine in cancer treatments. Dr. Evers is the director of the Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky; Dr. Smyth is the medical director of the Gill Heart Institute at the University of Kentucky.

Stu Silberman and Brigitte Blom Ramsey

28:07 | #1034

Bill sits down with Stu Silberman, who is retiring as executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, and Brigitte Blom Ramsey, who will succeed him. Ramsey has been the associate executive director for the organization.They discuss the transition and ongoing work of the Prichard Committee.

Coding - Part Two

28:00 | #1033

Bill continues the discussion about the growing number of computer programming jobs in the U.S. and the lack of trained workers to fill them. He speaks with Rider Rodriguez of Kentuckiana Works and Aaron Marks, a Code Louisville mentor about this issue.

Coding - Part One

28:00 | #1032

By 2020, there will be one million more computer programming jobs in the United States than workers to fill them. The openings will be for people trained in computer software coding. Bill speaks with Nick Such, co-founder of Awesome Inc. and Sherry Curtsinger, a teacher, coder, and robotics professional about this disparity.

Scott Terrell

28:20 | #1030

Bill talks with Scott Terrell, music director of the Lexington Philharmonic, about the organization and his career.

Jane Chu and Lori Meadows

28:01 | #1029

Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and Lori Meadows, executive director of the Kentucky Arts Council, discuss arts in Kentucky.

Eleanor Jordan

28:00 | #1028

Eleanor Jordan, executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Women, discusses the documentary Dreamers & Doers: Voices of Kentucky Women about the significant contributions women have made in the state.

George Ella Lyon

28:07 | #1027

George Ella Lyon, Kentucky's new poet laureate for 2015-16, discusses her poetry, writing, and her next two years as the state's poet laureate.

Rep. Andy Barr and Michael Botticelli

28:00 | #1026

Congressman Andy Barr and White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli discuss the heroin epidemic in Kentucky.

Al Cross

27:59 | #1025

Bill sits down with Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky, to discuss the 2015 May primary election.

Nima Kulkarni

28:16 | #1024

Attorney Nima Kulkarni practices immigration law in Louisville. She discusses the battle between President Obama and Congress over a comprehensive immigration plan for the nation.

Cameron Ludwick and Blair Hess

28:00 | #1023

Authors Cameron Ludwick and Blair Hess, two young women who love traveling Kentucky and writing about their adventures, discuss their book, My Old Kentucky Road Trip.

Dr. Len Peters

27:45 | #1022

Dr. Len Peters, secretary of the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, discusses the EPA, adhering to the new regulations, and a new documentary about the future of coal and natural gas in the state.

Kim Baker

29:15 | #1021

Kim Baker, president of the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, discusses her long tenure at the Center, the Center's anniversary, and the arts in general.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Dr. Alison Davis

27:45 | #1020

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the establishment of the USDA's Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center. He is joined on the program by Dr. Alison Davis, a professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz

28:00 | #1019

Bill's sits down with Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of the Archdiocese of Louisville who currently serves as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Dr. Mark Evers

27:10 | #1018

Dr. Mark Evers, director of the Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky, discusses cancer care and research.

Teddy Abrams

28:00 | #1017

Bill speaks with the Music Director of The Louisville Orchestra, Teddy Abrams.

Dr. Robert Davies

28:00 | #1016

Bill speaks with Dr. Robert Davies, president of Murray State University.

Brad Jones

28:11 | #1015

Kentucky author and Marine veteran Brad Jones discusses his book, Black Walls Turn Gray, about the consequences of modern warfare and the struggles that soldiers face when readjusting to civilian life.

Jared Arnett - SOAR

28:15 | #1014

Jared Arnett, the first executive director of SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region), talks about progress in the first year, the upcoming conference in Pikeville, and what lies ahead for the future of SOAR.

Rep. Andy Barr: One to One from Washington

28:20 | #1012

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Andy Barr (R) about the next Congress and issues he is working on for Kentucky's 6th District.

Rep. Thomas Massie: One to One from Washington

28:05 | #1011

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R) about the next Congress and issues he is working on for Kentucky's 4th District.

Rep. John Yarmuth: One to One from Washington

27:40 | #1010

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D) about the next Congress and issues he is working on for Kentucky's 3rd District.

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto

28:02 | #1013

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto talks about UK's 150th Anniversary, the new construction on campus, health disparities in Appalachia, and more.

Rep. Brett Guthrie: One to One from Washington

28:45 | #1009

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) about the next Congress and issues he is working on for Kentucky's 2nd District.

Rep. Ed Whitfield: One to One from Washington

28:00 | #1008

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) about the next Congress and issues he is working on for Kentucky's 1st District.

Rep. Hal Rogers: One to One from Washington

28:00 | #1007

Bill speaks with U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY 5th District) about his ongoing efforts to help Appalachia and budget issues facing the 114th Congress.

Sen. Rand Paul: One to One from Washington

27:30 | #1006

Bill talks with U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) about issues facing the 114th Congress, including immigration and healthcare, and his future plans running for his senate seat and a possible run for president in 2016.

Sen. Mitch McConnell: One to One from Washington

28:00 | #1005

Bill speaks with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) about the 114th Congress and his relationship with President Obama during the final two years of his presidency.

Senate President Robert Stivers

28:00 | #1003

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers discusses the 2015 General Assembly session.

Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo

28:21 | #1002

Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo talks about priorities of the 2015 General Assembly.

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell

28:05 | #1004

Bill sits down with Kentucky's senior U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell to discuss the issues topping his priority list as the new U.S. Senate Majority Leader and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky.

Dr. Steven Stack

28:00 | #949

Bill sits down with Dr. Steven Stack, incoming president of the American Medical Association.

Gov. Steve Beshear

28:40 | #1001

Bill speaks with Governor Steve Beshear about the upcoming 2015 legislative session and his legacy as governor.

Laura and Keen Babbage

28:00 | #948

Laura and Keen Babbage discuss Keen's battle against cancer and how his sister-in-law Laura helped him through his struggle.

30th Celebration of Leadership Kentucky

28:10 | #947

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Bill speaks with members of Leadership Kentucky, including one of the founders, Jim Wiseman. Leadership Kentucky is a statewide educational organization that prepares future leaders to take an active role in shaping Kentucky's future.

Peter Van Buren & Kris Kimel

28:15 | #944

From the 2014 IdeaFestival in Louisville, Peter Van Buren, a 24-year veteran of the U.S. State Department, discusses his book, Ghosts of Tom Joad, A Story of the #99 Percent, about the social and economic changes in America between WWII and the decline of the blue collar middle class in the 1980's. Bill also interviews Kris Kimel, founder of the IdeaFestival, an event held annually in Louisville that brings together a network of global thinkers and one-of-a-kind innovators bound together by an intense curiosity about what is impacting and shaping the future in a variety of fields and disciplines.

Roger McNeil and Ben Malphrus

28:30 | #943

From the 2014 IdeaFestival in Louisville, Morehead State University Professors Roger McNeil and Ben Malphrus discuss their work in space and satellites.

John Thelin

28:00 | #942

John Thelin, a University of Kentucky Research Professor and member of the Educational Policy Studies Department, discusses his book, A History of American Higher Education.

Al Cross

29:00 | #941

Bill sits down with Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky, to discuss the 2014 election including Kentucky's U.S. Senate race.

One to One Special Edition: Conversations with Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes

55:59 | #945

In individual conversations, Bill first sits down with Sec. Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) and then with incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) to discuss each candidate's political journey and various issues in the 2014 U.S. Senate race.

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr

29:00 | #940

Bill speaks with Incumbent Republican from Kentucky's 6th District, Congressman Andy Barr.

Elisabeth Jensen

28:05 | #939

Bill's guest is Elisabeth Jensen, who is running as a 6th District Democrat against Incumbent Republican Congressman Andy Barr.

U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie

29:00 | #938

Bill speaks with Incumbent Republican for Kentucky's 2nd District, Congressman Brett Guthrie.

Michael Macfarlane

28:02 | #937

Bill's guest is Michael Macfarlane, Louisville physician and surgeon, who is running as a 3rd District Republican against Incumbent Democrat John Yarmuth.

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth

28:25 | #936

Bill talks with incumbent U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-3rd District) of Louisville.

Ron Leach

29:00 | #935

Bill speaks with Ron Leach, Democratic Party candidate for Kentucky's 2nd district. His opponent is incumbent U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R).

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway

28:32 | #934

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, a democratic candidate for governor in 2015, talks about his run for office.

Hal Heiner

29:00 | #933

Hal Heiner, a Republican candidate for governor in 2015, talks about his life and his platform.

Dr. Tom Frieden and Congressman Hal Rogers

22:00 | #932

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Congressman Hal Rogers join Bill to discuss efforts to address high rates of obesity, lung cancer and heart disease in Eastern Kentucky, where SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) recently hosted several town hall meetings with Frieden and other health advocates.

Mike Duncan

28:00 | #931

Mike Duncan, president/CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, talks about keeping coal at the forefront of energy policy in America.

Gov. Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers

28:00 | #930

Gov. Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers give an update on the recent Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit.

Sen. Rand Paul

27:05 | #929

Senator Rand Paul talks about his possible run for the presidency in 2016, the U.S. Senate race, and other topics.

Chuck Todd

28:00 | #928

Bill sits down with Chuck Todd, chief White House correspondent for NBC News and host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, to discuss the U.S. Senate race.

Naomi Judd

28:22 | #927

Singer/songwriter, performer, and author Naomi Judd talks about her life and her recovery from a near-death medical experience.

Jason Howard

28:00 | #926

Author Jason Howard discusses his book A Few Honest Words - The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music, about how Kentucky's landscape, culture, and traditions have influenced today's musicians.

Roy Hoffman

28:05 | #925

Author Roy Hoffman discusses his novel, Come Landfall, about three strong women living along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Karen Mann

28:01 | #924

Bill speaks with Karen Mann about her debut novel, The Woman of La Mancha. Set in Spain, Mann's novel is an extraordinary tale of nobility, romance, and the rules of the church.

Dr. Shawn C. Jones

27:59 | #923

Dr. Shawn C. Jones, a Paducah physician and a past president of the Kentucky Medical Association, discusses his continued pursuit for a statewide smoke-free law.

Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen

28:00 | #922

State Auditor Adam Edelen discusses his potential candidacy for governor and other issues.

Stephen Chung

28:00 | #921

Bill speaks with architect Stephen Chung, host of the new public television series Cool Spaces!.

Jean Cochran

28:00 | #920

Jean Cochran, veteran NPR producer and newscaster, discusses her 33 years with the network.

Bob Marino

26:16 | #919

Bill speaks with Bob Marino, owner of the unique CafePress in Louisville, a company employing hundreds of Kentuckians who print designs and logos on anything from T-shirts to placemats.

Diane Ravitch

28:15 | #918

Bill speaks with Diane Ravitch, a historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and a research professor at New York University. She is also winner of the 2014 University of Louisville Grawmeyer Award in Education.

Al Cross

29:00 | #917

Bill sits down with Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky, to discuss the May primary election.

Owsley Brown III

28:21 | #916

Bill sits down with Owsley Brown III, co-chair of this year's Festival of Faiths in Louisville, celebrating religious diversity and spiritual practices, to discuss the event.

Eugenia Toma

28:00 | #915

Bill speaks with Eugenia Toma, the Wendell H. Ford Professor of Public Policy and Administration in the Martin School of Public Policy & Administration at the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Wayne Andrews

02:48 | #914

Bill talks to President Dr. Wayne Andrews of Morehead State University about the state of higher education.

Dr. Otto Kaak

28:00 | #913

Bill talks with Dr. Otto Kaak, a Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Social Work at the University of Kentucky.

Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer

28:00 | #912

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer discusses agriculture policy and state politics.

John Williams

28:00 | #911

Bill talks to John Williams, chairman and a member of the executive committee of CSI, Computer Services, Inc., in Paducah, Kentucky.

Jimmy Rose

28:00 | #910

Bill's guest is Pineville, Kentucky country singer/songwriter Jimmy Rose, who recently appeared on America's Got Talent.

Dan Gediman

26:35 | #909

Bill speaks with Dan Gediman, executive producer of the national public radio series This I Believe.

James Hurley

28:00 | #908

James Hurley, president of Pikeville University, discusses student success and the role of Pikeville University as a school located in rural Appalachian Kentucky.

Dreama Gentry

27:59 | #907

Bill's guest is Dreama Gentry, executive director of Partners for Education at Berea College, who works to improve educational outcomes in rural Appalachia.

Geoffrey Mearns

28:00 | #906

Geoffrey Mearns, the new president of Northern Kentucky University, discusses his background and his plans for NKU.

Terry Brooks

28:00 | #905

Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates, discusses his organizations 2014 legislative agenda and the status of children and families in Kentucky.

Ben Chandler

28:00 | #904

Former 6th District Congressman Ben Chandler discusses his new position as executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council.

Dr. Christine Riordan

27:30 | #903

University of Kentucky Provost Dr. Christine Riordan talks about her role at UK and the work she hopes to accomplish.

Gov. Steve Beshear

29:00 | #901

Governor Steve Beshear discusses the upcoming year, the General Assembly, and the success of kynect: Kentucky's Healthcare Connection.

Marshall Goldsmith

28:30 | #849

Bill's guest is Marshall Goldsmith, a native of Valley Station, Kentucky, considered to be one of America's foremost authorities and writers on leadership development. He currently teaches at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business.

SOAR Conference

29:35 | #848

Highlights from the SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Summit in Pikeville including a discussion with Gov. Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers.

Dr. John Nash and Ralph King

28:00 | #847

Dr. John Nash, associate professor at the University of Kentucky, and filmmaker Ralph King discuss the documentary Extreme By Design.

Rafe Sagarin

26:01 | #846

From the 2013 IdeaFestival in Louisville, Rafe Sagarin, an ecologist and professor, discusses his book, Learning from the Octopus: Unleashing Nature's Secrets of Adaptation.

Dr. Michael Benson

28:00 | #845

Dr. Michael Benson discusses his move to Kentucky from Utah to take over as president at Eastern Kentucky University.

Joel Pett

28:00 | #844

Bill sits down with Joel Pett, editorial cartoonist for the Lexington Herald Leader and a Pulitzer Prize winner, to discuss his 30-year career.

Kevin Smokler

27:50 | #843

From the 2013 IdeaFestival in Louisville, Bill speaks with Kevin Smokler, author of Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School.

Maurice McTigue

27:05 | #842

Maurice McTigue, vice-president for outreach at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, discusses Kentucky's economic competitiveness with other states.

Sena Jeter Naslund

28:20 | #841

Author Sena Jeter Naslund, director for the MFA program at Spalding University in Louisville, discusses her new novel, The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman.

James Ramsey

29:00 | #840

President James Ramsey of the University of Louisville discusses the "upward trajectory" of the university in education, research, and sports.

Bob Stewart

28:00 | #839

Bob Stewart, secretary of Kentucky's Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, discusses improvements in the state park system and suggests fall trips for families and children.

Michael F. Cairo

27:59 | #838

Bill speaks with Michael F. Cairo, associate professor of political science at Transylvania University. Cairo is also author of The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East.

Carey Smith

28:35 | #837

Bill talks with Carey Smith, founder and CEO of Big Ass Fans in Lexington.

Dr. Everett McCorvey

28:00 | #836

Bill sits down with Dr. Everett McCorvey, director of the University of Kentucky Opera Theater, to discuss The Gathering Ireland 2013.

Ted Smith

28:00 | #835

Bill talks with Ted Smith, director of innovation for Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government, about how to stimulate the city's economic development.

Keith Ballard

29:00 | #834

Award-winning teacher Keith Ballard talks about the education systems in China, India, and other countries he has visited.

Declan Coyle

28:15 | #833

Bill speaks with Declan Coyle, one of Ireland's most experienced leadership training and development consultants. Coyle has worked with senior management teams worldwide at numerous companies such as Alltech and GlaxoSmithKline.

Jill McCorkle

28:00 | #832

Best-selling author and essayist Jill McCorkle discusses her first novel in 17 years, Life After Life.

Dr. Eugenia Wang

28:00 | #831

Bill speaks with Dr. Eugenia Wang, the Gheens Foundation chair in Aging Research at the University of Louisville.

David Gergen

27:30 | #830

Bill's guest is David Gergen, a senior political analyst for CNN and a professor of public service at Harvard University. Gergen was the former editor of U.S. News and World Report and served as an advisor for Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton.

Jonathan Miller

27:31 | #829

Jonathan Miller, former state office holder and developer of the website The Recovering Politician, discusses a new book that tells the stories of politicians who have survived crises in their careers.

Mayors Greg Fischer & Jim Gray - One to One with Bill Goodman

56:34 | #828

Bill sits down with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray to discuss the joint regional economic development initiative between Louisville and Lexington, plans to push for a local option sales tax constitutional amendment during the 2014 General Assembly, and other issues.

Tracey Damron

28:00 | #827

Tracey Damron talks about her life and new book, A Trail of Feathers, about her marriage to Steve Nunn, former state legislator and son of Governor Louie Nunn who is serving a life sentence for murder.

Dr. Mark Lyons

28:40 | #826

From Alltech's 29th Annual International Symposium, Dr. Mark Lyons, vice president of corporate affairs at Alltech, discusses growing up in the company founded by his father Dr. Pearse Lyons and about the growth of the company in China.

Rep. Andy Barr: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:45 | #825

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Andy Barr (R-6th) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Hal Rogers: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:30 | #824

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-5th) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Thomas Massie: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:30 | #823

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-4th) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. John Yarmuth: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:15 | #822

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-3rd) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Brett Guthrie: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:30 | #820

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-2nd) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Ed Whitfield: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:20 | #819

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-1st) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Sen. Rand Paul: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:15 | #818

In Washington D.C., Bill talks with Kentucky's junior U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Sen. Mitch McConnell: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:15 | #817

In Washington, D.C., Bill sits down with Senate Minority Leader and Kentucky's senior U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R) to discuss the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Reid Livingston

28:00 | #816

Reid Livingston, Kentucky state director for Save the Children USA, talks about both the national and statewide program. Currently, Save the Children in Kentucky works in 33 schools and communities in 10 counties serving over 13,000 children.

Craig Whitney

28:00 | #815

Author Craig Whitney discusses his book, Living with Guns: A Liberal's Case for the Second Amendment. Whitney, who retired from the New York Times after a 45-year career as an editor and foreign correspondent, writes about America's love of guns and the Second Amendment.

Kakie Urch

28:00 | #814

Kakie Urch, assistant professor at the University of Kentucky's School of Journalism and Telecommunications, discusses the role social media played in leading police to the Boston Marathon explosion suspects. A 2013 KET production.

Dr. Gary Small

29:00 | #813

Bill talks to Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center and author of a number of memory books including The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life.

Elena Passarello

27:59 | #812

Bill talks with writer Elena Passarello, an assistant professor of English at Oregon State University and a visiting professor in the MFA program at Murray State University. Her debut nonfiction collection, Let Me Clear My Throat, explores the human voice in popular performance.

Gene Wilhoit

28:00 | #811

Bill's guest is Gene Wilhoit, the new director of the University of Kentucky National Center for Innovation in Education. Wilhoit is a former Kentucky Department of Education commissioner and has been director of the Council of Chief State School Officers in Washington for the last six years.

Keith O'Brien

28:00 | #810

Author Keith O'Brien discusses his book Outside Shot: Big Dreams, Hard Times, and One County's Quest for Basketball Greatness, about the Scott County Cardinals and their 2009-2010 season.

James Klotter

28:00 | #809

Dr. James Klotter, State Historian of Kentucky and professor of history at Georgetown College, talks about his book Bluegrass Renaissance: The History and Culture of Central Kentucky, 1792 - 1852, a new publication that highlights the beauty and benefits of Central Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Al Smith

28:30 | #808

Al Smith, the longtime host of KET's Comment on Kentucky, talks about his new book, Kentucky Cured: Fifty Years in Kentucky Journalism, a collection of stories about mesmerizing people that he has met during his decades in the bluegrass state. A 2013 KET production.

Dave Adkisson

28:26 | #807

Dave Adkisson, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, discusses the 2013 legislative session. A 2013 KET production.

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer

29:00 | #806

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer discusses the 2013 legislative session and his push to legalize industrial hemp. A 2013 KET production.

Sen. Robert Stivers

28:00 | #805

Bill talks with State Sen. Robert Stivers (R-Manchester) about being elected president of the Kentucky Senate and the upcoming legislative session. A 2013 KET production.

David Walker

28:00 | #804

David Walker, a former U.S. Comptroller General, founder and CEO of the Comeback America Initiative and national co-chair of No Labels, an organization dedicated to promoting a new politics of problem solving. A 2013 KET production.

Janna McMahan

28:00 | #803

Author Janna McMahan, a University of Kentucky graduate, discusses her career as a best-selling novelist and writer. A 2013 KET production.

Dr. James Heckman

28:00 | #802

Dr. James Heckman, Nobel Laureate and a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, discusses the economic gains to be realized by investing in early childhood education. A 2013 KET production.

Gov. Steve Beshear

29:00 | #801

Bill sits down with Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to preview the 2013 legislative session. A 2013 KET production.

David Williams

29:00 | #742

Bill sits down with former Kentucky lawmaker David Williams to look back on his 27 years in the Kentucky legislature, the last 13 as Senate president, and discuss his recent judicial appointment by Gov. Steve Beshear. A 2012 KET production.

Jim Waters

28:00 | #741

Jim Waters, president of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, discusses the state pension crisis and what this Bowling Green-based think tank suggests for the 2013 General Assembly to fix the problem. A 2012 KET production.

Andy Barr

28:01 | #740

Bill sits down with Andy Barr, newly elected Republican congressman for Kentucky's 6th Congressional District. A 2012 KET production.

Al Cross

29:00 | #739

Bill and Al Cross preview the 2012 election. Cross is the director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, Louisville Courier-Journal columnist, and KET election night analyst. A 2012 KET production.

John David Dyche

29:00 | #738

KET political analyst, Louisville lawyer, and author John David Dyche discusses the 2012 election. A 2012 KET production.

David Brooks

28:05 | #737

David Brooks, a political and cultural commentator who writes for the New York Times as well as a commentator on PBS NewsHour, discusses his career and the 2012 presidential election. A 2012 KET production.

21st Century Parks and the Parklands of Floyds Fork

29:00 | #736

Bill talks with Dan Jones, chairman/CEO of 21st Century Parks and The Parklands of Floyds Fork and writer and editor Dianne Aprile about the book, A Landscape and Its Legacy: The Parklands of Floyds Fork, the story of Louisville's largest parks project, the nearly 4,000-acre Olmsted-inspired Parklands of Floyds Fork in Jefferson County. A 2012 KET production.

Vice Presidential Debate Preview

28:00 | #735

Bill sits down with Richard Trollinger, vice president for college relations, and Clarence Wyatt, professor of history and special assistant to the president, at Centre College to preview the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate on Centre's campus in Danville. A 2012 KET production.

Sen. Mitch McConnell Lecture On Henry Clay

26:35 | #734

Bill presents excerpts from a lecture given by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, on Kentucky statesman Henry Clay at the University of Kentucky. A 2012 KET production.

Congressman Ben Chandler

28:01 | #733

Bill speaks with U.S. Representative Ben Chandler (D-6th) about the upcoming 2012 election.

Andy Barr

29:00 | #732

Bill sits down with Lexington lawyer Andy Barr to discuss the upcoming 2012 election. Barr is the Republican candidate for the Sixth District congressional race.

Sen. Rand Paul

29:00 | #731

Bill talks with U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R) about the upcoming 2012 election.

Tom FitzGerald

28:00 | #729

Tom FitzGerald, considered Kentucky's unofficial chief environmentalist for decades, is director of the Kentucky Resources Council where he lobbies the state legislature year after year for cleaner air and water for the Commonwealth.

Sen. Mitch McConnell

29:00 | #730

Bill sits down with Mitch McConnell, U.S. senator from Kentucky and Republican minority leader, to discuss the 2012 election.

Tootie Bland

28:01 | #728

Bill welcomes Tootie Bland, considered one of the most influential women in the horse industry today, who is in Kentucky to promote the Road to the Horse event at the Kentucky Horse Park in 2013.

Eli Capilouto

28:01 | #727

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto talks about his first year in office and the devastating budget cuts and decisions he has had to make at the state's largest university.

Bill Robinson

28:20 | #726

Bill's sits down with Bill Robinson, a lawyer from Florence, Kentucky, who has risen through the ranks of the nation's attorneys to become the president of the American Bar Association.

Jon Fleischaker and John Nelson

29:00 | #724

On July 14th, the state will celebrate the Open Meetings/Open Records law that passed in 1992. Attorney Jon Fleischaker and John Nelson, managing editor of The Advocate-Messenger and executive editor of Advocate Communications Inc., discuss the significance of the law that came about after a group of legislators and Kentucky Press Association representatives met to write the legislation.

Dr. James C. Votruba

29:00 | #723

Northern Kentucky University President Dr. James C. Votruba, who will be stepping down later this summer, discusses his accomplishments and post-secondary/higher education in the state and nation.

Keith Runyon

28:00 | #722

Keith Runyon, former opinion page and book editor for the Louisville Courier-Journal, discusses his 43-year career at the organization and the state of newspapers in America today.

James Comer

29:00 | #721

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer discusses the state audit of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture under former Commissioner Richie Farmer. He also discusses his plans to expand the Kentucky Proud advertising program.

Dr. Terry Brooks

27:59 | #720

Dr. Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates, talks about the recent 2012 General Assembly session and the state of children and families in the Commonwealth. A 2012 KET production.

Dr. Morris Grubbs

28:00 | #719

Dr. Morris Grubbs, assistant dean in the office of Graduate Academic Services at the University of Kentucky, is a former student of farmer, author, essayist, and poet Wendell Berry. Grubbs discusses books he has edited related to Berry and the national award Berry received from the National Endowment for the Humanities this spring. A 2012 KET production.

Crit Luallen

28:01 | #718

Former State Auditor Crit Luallen talks about her tenure in Frankfort and what she sees in the future for the Commonwealth.

Wayne Onkst and Malbert Smith

28:00 | #717

Wayne Onkst, state librarian and commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, and Malbert Smith, president and co-founder of MetaMetrics in North Carolina, discuss reading programs taking place at most of Kentucky's public libraries this summer. A 2012 KET production.

Dr. Randy Dunn

29:00 | #716

Dr. Randy Dunn, president of Murray State University, discusses the latest news from the University and the state of higher education. A 2012 KET production.

Al Cross

27:59 | #715

Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky, discusses the May primary election. A 2012 KET production.

Gary Agee

27:59 | #714

Author Gary Agee, an adjunct professor of the Anderson University School of Theology in Anderson, Indiana, discusses his book A Cry for Justice: Daniel Rudd and His Life in Black Catholicism, Journalism, and Activism, 1854-1933, about Daniel Rudd, a black Catholic publisher, civil rights leader, and activist who was born a slave in Bardstown, Kentucky in 1854. A 2012 KET production.

Dr. John Roush

28:01 | #713

Bill sits down with Dr. John Roush, president of Centre College, to discuss the 2012 U.S. Vice Presidential debate to be held at Centre this fall, college sports, and the latest news about Centre. A 2012 KET production.

Year-Round High School Athletics

29:00 | #712

How has the Kentucky High School Athletic Association reinterpreted Bylaw 25, which governs what schools can and cannot do during off-season? From a recent Education Matters program on KET, Bill and his guests discuss this question as well as the impact on coaches, schools, and students. Guests include: Julian Tackett, commissioner, Kentucky High School Athletic Association; Dr. Bobby Barton, professor and former head trainer, Eastern Kentucky University; Owens Saylor, deputy superintendent, Jessamine County Public Schools; and Lea Wise Prewitt, KHSAA Board of Control, former coach, former college basketball player. A 2012 KET production.

Dr. Kumble Subbaswamy

29:00 | #711

University of Kentucky Provost Dr. Kumble Subbaswamy discusses higher education across the country and how the University of Kentucky is addressing some of the challenges facing many institutions of higher learning: student learning, critical thinking, infrastructure, faculty, and tuition challenges. A 2012 KET production.

Dr. Owen Williams

28:00 | #710

Dr. Owen Williams, president of Transylvania University, discusses his goal for moving Transylvania to Top 50 status among the nation's liberal arts colleges, the new facilities plan for the campus and surrounding area, and his plan to increase enrollment. A 2012 KET production.

Dr. Whitney Jones and Dr. Thomas Tucker

28:00 | #709

In recognition of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Bill sits down with Dr. Whitney Jones, a Louisville gastroenterologist and the founder of the Colon Cancer Prevention Project, and Dr. Thomas Tucker, associate director for Cancer Prevention and Control at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and an associate professor in the College of Public Health.

Tim Kelly

28:00 | #708

Tim Kelly retired as president and publisher of the Lexington Herald-Leader in 2011. He discusses several projects and consulting opportunities he is working on and comments on the current state of newspapers and social media. A 2012 KET production.

Adam Edelen

27:59 | #707

Bill speaks with Adam Edelen, Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts, elected in November 2011. Edelen discusses his career in government service in the administration of Gov. Steve Beshear. A 2012 KET production.

Nikky Finney

28:10 | #706

University of Kentucky poet and professor Nikky Finney discusses being awarded the prestigious 2011 National Book Award for Poetry and her latest book, Head Off & Split. A 2012 KET production.

Mayor Jim Gray and Mayor Greg Fischer

28:00 | #705

Bill speaks with Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer about their respective first years in office and the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement (BEAM), a super-region partnership between Lexington and Louisville that will support the growth of high-quality jobs in advanced manufacturing. A 2012 KET production.

Sheila Kalas and Laura Coombs

28:00 | #704

Certified personal trainers, fitness coaches, and teachers, Sheila Kalas and Laura Coombs share tips on diet, exercise, and maintaining a regular routine to make you feel better and think better throughout the new year.

Al Smith

28:00 | #703

Al Smith, veteran KET host of Comment on Kentucky, joins Bill for a discussion of his new memoir, Wordsmith: My Life in Journalism.

Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson

28:09 | #702

Bill talks with Kentucky Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson about his new role and goals in the next four years, his hopes for the Beshear administration, and the state of Kentucky.

2012 General Assembly Preview

28:15 | #701

Veteran lobbyists and political observers Bob Babbage and Judy Taylor preview the 2012 General Assembly session. They give their thoughts on Gov. Beshear's second term, the relationship between the Republican-controlled Senate and the Democratic House, and what major pieces of legislation they think might emerge from the session.

Ronan Tynan

28:01 | #646

Opera singer and motivational speaker Ronan Tynan discusses his solo career and as a member of the Irish Tenors, his special connection with American audiences, and his faith that has sustained him through the many challenges in his life. A 2011 KET production.

One to One Special with the Governor-Elect

28:30 | #699

Steve Beshear, Kentucky's newly re-elected governor, discusses being a grandfather, husband, and horseman. Bill engages the governor on jobs, education, gambling, and other government topics as he resumes the task of managing the Commonwealth. A 2011 KET production.

My Trip to China

27:30 | #645

Bill Goodman recaps his recent trip to China with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce delegation to learn how Kentucky companies can do business with the Chinese. Highlights include interviews with a representative of Alltech Asia, the representative of the Kentucky China Trade Office, and members of the delegation. Bill provides a brief overview of what a first-time traveler to China can expect.

Stu Silberman

28:01 | #644

Stu Silberman, former superintendent of Daviess County and Fayette County Public Schools, has been named the executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. He shares his views on Kentucky education and what would he like to accomplish in his new post. A 2011 KET production.

Eli Capilouto

28:00 | #643

Bill sits down with Eli Capilouto, new president at the University of Kentucky, who discusses his background, his thoughts about coming to Kentucky and the university, and what he sees as his biggest challenge. A 2011 KET production.

Al Cross

28:00 | #642

Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky, "handicaps" the November election including whether or not Governor Beshear will receive a mandate from voters for a second term. A 2011 KET production.

Keeneland 75th Anniversary

29:35 | #640

Nick Nicholson, current president and CEO of Keeneland, the thoroughbred racecourse located in Lexington, Kentucky, and former presidents James E. "Ted" Bassett III and William C. "Bill" Greely, discuss Keeneland's 75th anniversary. A 2011 KET production.

Dr. Gary L. Gregg II

28:01 | #639

Gary Gregg II, director of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, discusses politics and the recent re-publication of Hero Tales from American History, an 1895 book for young people that was recently made available again by the McConnell Center. A 2011 KET production.

Dr. Terry Holliday

28:00 | #638

Dr. Terry Holliday, commissioner of education in Kentucky, discusses the new core curriculum being taught for the first time this fall in Kentucky schools, the high school drop out rate, funding for education, and other education matters. A 2011 KET production.

Will Nash

28:00 | #637

Bill sits down with Will Nash, executive director of Teach for America in Appalachia. They discuss the organization's recruiting efforts of 90 new teachers for positions in Knox, Martin, and Floyd Counties in eastern Kentucky. A 2011 KET production.

Joe Reagan

29:00 | #636

Bill sits down with Joe Reagan, president and CEO of Greater Louisville, Inc. - the Louisville Metro Chamber of Commerce. He discusses the economic challenges facing Kentucky's largest city. A 2011 KET production.

Sen. Mitch McConnell: One to One with Bill Goodman

26:30 | #697

Bill talks with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) about the debt ceiling debate and his reaction to the final bill, issues the Senate will address this fall, and specific projects he is working on for the constituents of Kentucky.

Sen. Rand Paul: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:31 | #696

Bill talks with U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R) about the debt ceiling debate and his reaction to the final bill, issues the Senate will address this fall, and specific projects he is working on for the constituents of Kentucky.

Rep. Ben Chandler: One to One with Bill Goodman

26:30 | #695

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler (D-6th) about the debt ceiling debate, future Congressional projects, and issues he is working on for the Kentucky constituents in his district.

Rep. Hal Rogers: One to One with Bill Goodman

27:50 | #694

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-5th) about the debt ceiling debate, future Congressional projects, and issues he is working on for the Kentucky constituents in his district.

Maureen Morehead

28:01 | #635

Kentucky Poet Laureate Maureen Morehead discusses her goals as the primary spokesperson for the arts and writing in the commonwealth. A 2011 KET production.

Rep. Geoff Davis: One to One with Bill Goodman

26:30 | #693

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis (R-4th) about the debt ceiling debate, future Congressional projects, and issues he is working on for the Kentucky constituents in his district.

Rep. John Yarmuth: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:00 | #692

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-3rd) about the debt ceiling debate, future Congressional projects, and issues he is working on for the Kentucky constituents in his district.

Rep. Brett Guthrie: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:00 | #691

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-2nd) about the debt ceiling debate, future Congressional projects, and issues he is working on for the Kentucky constituents in his district.

Rep. Ed Whitfield: One to One with Bill Goodman

28:01 | #690

Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-1st) about the debt ceiling debate, future Congressional projects, and issues he is working on for the Kentucky constituents in his district.

Bill Ellis

28:00 | #633

Bill speaks with Bill Ellis, professor emeritus at Eastern Kentucky University. Ellis discusses his book A History of Education in Kentucky, which illuminates the successes and failures of public and private education in the Commonwealth since its settlement. A 2011 KET production.

Mark Wilson

28:00 | #632

Mark Wilson, CEO of Joseph-Beth Booksellers, talks about the business of books, ebooks, ereaders, and the future of publishing. A 2011 KET production.

Bob Woodward

27:46 | #631

Bill speaks with world-renowned journalist and author Bob Woodward, who delivers the keynote presentation at this year's Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Business Summit and Annual Meeting in Louisville. Woodward is best known for his role in uncovering the Watergate scandal while a reporter for the Washington Post. He currently is an associate editor for the newspaper. A 2011 KET production.

Margaret Spellings

27:45 | #630

Bill sits down with Margaret Spellings, former Secretary of Education under George W. Bush, senior advisor to the president, and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. They talk at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's Annual Business Summit in Louisville where Spellings is a keynote speaker. A 2011 KET production.

James Fallows

26:50 | #629

James Fallows is an author, journalist, columnist for The Atlantic, commentator on NPR, and is a keynote speaker at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's Annual Business Summit in Louisville. His address is entitled "Dirty Coal, Clean Future." A 2011 KET production.

Larry Webster

28:01 | #628

Bill speaks with Larry Webster, columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader, concentrates his wit and wisdom on eastern Kentucky and his observations as a Pikeville lawyer and writer. A 2011 KET production.

Michael Price

28:00 | #627

Kentucky State Demographer Michael Price discusses the 2010 Census and its implications for Kentucky. A 2011 KET production.

Larry Dale Keeling

28:00 | #626

Larry Dale Keeling talks about his almost 40-year career at the Lexington Herald-Leader, Kentucky politics, and his plans for the future. A 2011 KET production.

Stan Lampe

28:00 | #625

A discussion with Stan Lampe, president of Kentuckians for Better Transportation, a 30-year-old statewide organization that supports transportation improvements.

Rep. John Yarmuth

29:00 | #624

U.S. Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY) discusses the debt/deficit deadline in August and how Congress can get the economy jump started. A 2011 KET production.

Lee Todd

29:00 | #623

Bill sits down with outgoing University of Kentucky President Lee Todd, who announced his retirement and will step down in June 2011. He discusses his tenure at the university and his future plans. A 2011 KET production.

Keen Babbage

28:00 | #622

Bill Goodman speaks with author and educator Keen Babbage about his battle with cancer and his latest book on teaching, The Dream and Reality of Teaching. A 2011 KET production.

Sen. Mitch McConnell

29:00 | #621

Bill sits down with Mitch McConnell, U.S. senator from Kentucky and Republican minority leader, to discuss the national debt, social security, the coal industry, Kentucky's upcoming gubernatorial race, and the possibility of a Republican win for the White House in 2012. A 2011 KET production.

Guy Mendes

28:00 | #620

Bill sits down with photographer and former KET producer/director Guy Mendes, who discusses his new book 40/40: Forty Years, Forty Portraits. The book traces his career through portraits taken over the last four decades. A 2011 KET production.

Rita Mae Brown

28:00 | #619

Author Rita Mae Brown, the prolific writer of the Mrs. Murphy and Sneaky Pie Brown Mysteries, talks about her life as a writer and her new novel A Nose for Justice. A 2011 KET production.

Dr. Tom Young and John Rhodes

26:02 | #618

Volunteer Dr. Tom Young, discusses Baby Health Services located in Lexington, Ky., an organiztion providing free medical care to children without insurance from birth through 12 years of age. John Rhodes, author of Wit4Life, discusses anger management in children. A 2011 KET production.

Al Cross

28:00 | #617

Bill sits down with Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky, to discuss the 2011 Kentucky primary election. A 2011 KET production.

James Catterall

28:01 | #616

James Catterall, professor of Urban Schooling at UCLA, discusses his research on the roles of the arts in human development, with an emphasis on basic roles of imagery in cognition, and on arts-related instructional and curriculum policies impacting teaching and learning. A 2011 KET production.

Sen. Rand Paul

28:00 | #615

Senator Rand Paul discusses his first six months in Washington, the current economic situation, his book The Tea Party Goes to Washington, and whether he plans to run for president. A 2011 KET production.

Jim Leach

28:00 | #614

Bill sits down with Jim Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to discuss the subject of Leach's nationwide speaking tour, "Words Do Matter," about civility in public discourse. A 2011 KET produciton.

Andre Dubus III

28:00 | #613

Andre Dubus III, author of the best-selling novel The House of Sand and Fog, discusses his latest book Townie, a memoir of of his childhood growing up poor and learning how to take care of himself on "the wrong side of the tracks." A 2011 KET production.

Nick Nicholson

28:00 | #612

Bill talks with Nick Nicholson, president and CEO of Keeneland, a thoroughbred racetrack and auction house located in Lexington, Ky. Keeneland is currently celebrating its 75th Anniversary. Nicholson talks about the past, present, and future of one of America's most beautiful racecourses. A 2011 KET production.

Jonathan Miller

28:01 | #611

Bill sits down with Jonathan Miller, former secretary of finance and administration, who recently resigned from office. He discusses his time in state government and his future plans, including the launch of The Recovering Politician, a unique online forum for spirited, reasoned, civil dialogue on issues of the day. A 2011 KET production.

Dr. Whitney Jones and Crit Luallen

28:00 | #610

Bill discusses colon cancer with Dr. Whitney Jones of Louisville, founder of the Kentucky Colon Cancer Prevention Project, and State Auditor Crit Luallen, a colon cancer survivor who shares her story. They discuss efforts to eliminate preventable colon cancer death by increasing screening rates in Kentucky. A 2011 KET production.

Trey Grayson

28:00 | #609

Bill sits down with former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson to talk about his new position as director of the Institute of Polictics at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. They also discuss the political climate in Kentucky and the gubernatorial race. A 2011 KET production.

Mark Krebs

28:00 | #608

University of Kentucky graduate Mark Krebs discusses his book Beyond A Dream: A Mother's Courage, A Son's Determination, about his mother's battle with cancer. The forward is written by UK basketball coach John Calipari, who Krebs played for while at UK. A 2011 KET production.

Jim Gray

28:00 | #607

Jim Gray, the new mayor of Lexington-Fayette County, discusses his background in business, his political interests, and his vision for the future of the city. A 2011 KET production.

Loyal Jones

29:02 | #605

Angene and Jack Wilson discuss their new book on Kentucky volunteers in the Peace Corps. Renowned Appalachian scholar Loyal Jones, founder of Berea College Appalachian Center, discusses his books and anthologies about the life and people he has observed in Appalachia. A 2011 KET production.

Mark Evers

28:01 | #604

Bill speaks with Dr. Mark Evers, director of the Markey Cancer Center and professor of surgery at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Evers discusses his move to the university from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Kentucky's poor record of early detection of cancers, and the goals of the Markey Cancer Center to improve those numbers. A 2011 KET production.

Carol Jordan

28:00 | #603

Carol Jordan, director of the University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women, discusses her work at UK, KET's recent documentary Telling Amy's Story, Changing Kentucky's Story, and the work that needs to take place in the state on behalf of abused and neglected women. A 2011 KET production.

Craig Buthod

29:00 | #601

Are people still going to libraries? Bill speaks with Craig Buthod, director of Louisville Free Public Library, about the relevance of libraries in today's world. Buthod discusses the growth of the Louisville Free Public Library and what's happened since the flood of 2009 destroyed a major portion of the facility. A 2011 KET production.

David Boaz

28:00 | #606

Bill speaks with Kentucky native David Boaz, executive vice president of the Cato Institute, a public policy research organization dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace. A staunch Libertarian, Boaz discusses the 2010 mid-term elections and his predictions for what will happen in Washington this year. A 2011 KET production.

Gov. Paul Patton

28:00 | #602

Former Kentucky Gov. Paul Patton talks about his role as president at Pikeville College, his observation of the 2011 governor's race, what he would like to change about Kentucky, and how he could be part of that change. A 2011 KET production.

Erin Cox

28:00 | #546

Bill speaks with Erin Cox, literary agent for Rob Weisbach Creative Management, a comprehensive company that provides development, representation, and strategic career management for writers, visual artists, designers, and editors. Cox was most recently book publishing director at The New Yorker, and began her career in 1999 in the publicity department at Scribner.

Kentucky State Parks

29:00 | #544

Gerry van der Meer, commissioner, Kentucky Department of Parks, talks about a report on the Kentucky State Parks system which is intended to be a guide for some of the changes he hopes to implement across the state. Isabel Yates, founder and vice chairman of the Kentucky State Parks Foundation, discusses how the organization will assist the parks and their infrastructure through fund raising efforts. A 2010 KET production.

Sena Jeter Naslund

28:32 | #543

Sena Jeter Naslund, the New York Times bestselling author of Ahab's Wife, Four Spirits, and Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette, discusses her latest novel Adam & Eve. The book explores both the dark nature of fundamentalism and the brightness of true faith. Taped at the Louisville Public Library. A 2010 KET production.

Steve Flairty

28:00 | #542

Bill sits down with author Steve Flairty who discusses his book Kentucky's Everyday Heroes: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things #2. The book tells the stories of inspiring Kentuckians who strive - without public notice - to improve the quality of life for their neighbors and their state. A 2010 KET production.

2010 Election

29:00 | #541

Bill sits down with Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky, to discuss the 2010 election.

Curt Tofteland

28:00 | #540

A discussion with Curt Tofteland, founder and artistic director of Shakespeare Behind Bars, a moving film, where the protagonists are not merely defined by their crimes but are afforded dignity and a chance to look truth in the eye, and embrace it. Prisoners from the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex cast themselves in roles of Shakespeare's The Tempest reflecting their personal history and fate. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Rallie McAllister

28:01 | #539

Dr. Rallie McAllister is the co-founder of Momosa Publishing and the co-author of The Mommy MD Guides. The book offers professional and personal perspectives, advice, and 900 tips for soon-to-be moms. Dr. McAllister is a physician and the mother of three sons. Her newspaper column, Your Health, appears in more than 30 papers. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Mark Wourms

28:00 | #538

Executive Director Dr. Mark Wourms discusses Bernheim Forest, a 14,000 acre natural area located about 25 miles south of Louisville just off I-65 near Bardstown. Berheim's Arboretum and Research Forest connects people to nature, according to Wourms, by providing ample opportunities for quiet, personal experiences with the outdoors. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Terry Brooks

29:00 | #537 | TV-None

Dr. Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates, talks about the 20th annual Kentucky Kids Count County Data Book, which provides state and county-level data in order to measure and track improvements in the lives of children. The data focuses on 15 indicators of economic well-being and gives a glimpse into the effects of the national recession on children and families in the Commonwealth. A 2010 KET production.

Sue Halpern

27:59 | #536

Writer and author Sue Halpern discusses her book, Can't Remember What I Forgot: The Good News from the Frontlines on Memory Research, about her search to find out what experts and scientists really know about dementia. Halpern will be presenting at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference in September in Lexington. A 2010 KET production.

Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Special

29:00 | #535

Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech Biotechnology, and John Nicholson, executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park, preview the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games that will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park, September 25 - October 10, 2010. A KET production.

Richard Dreyfuss

28:00 | #534

Bill speaks with Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, star of numerous motion pictures including Jaws, American Graffiti, The Goodbye Girl, Mr. Holland's Opus, and many others. He discusses his latest cause, The Dreyfuss Initiative, an effort to revive the teaching of American Civics in public education. A 2010 KET production.

Jerry Rickett

28:01 | #533

Jerry Rickett, president and CEO of Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation, a community development corporation which focuses on venture capital and entrepreneurial development and has been designated the lead entity of one of three original Rural Empowerment Zones, discusses the company's work. A 2010 KET production

Charles Landry

28:01 | #532

At the Creative Cities Summit in Lexington, Bill talks to Charles Landry, urban innovator and author of The Art of City Making, about how cities can be more "creative for the world" so that the energies of individuals and companies can be brought into alignment with their global responsibilities. Landry is also author of The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators. A 2010 KET production.

John Allison

28:22 | #531

At the recent Kentucky Chamber Economic Summit and Annual Meeting in Louisville, a conversation with John Allison, retired chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, a full-service financial institution. Allison discusses the causes and consequences of the current financial crisis. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Bill Collins and Dr. Lee Mayer

28:00 | #530

Dr. Bill Collins, a Pikeville dentist who works with Remote Area Medical (RAM) in Ky., part of a national effort to provide free health care in underserved areas, and Dr. Lee Mayer, director of Community Dental Health at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, discuss providing routine dental care to adults and children in Appalachia.

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer

28:01 | #529

Poet Katerina Stoykova-Klemer writes poetry and prose in both Bulgarian and English and is the founder of poetry and prose workshop groups in Lexington, Ky. She also serves as deputy editor-in-chief for the international multi-media journal Public Republic and is student-editor for The Louisville Review. Stoykova-Klemer also hosts Accents, a local public radio show for literature, art, and culture. A 2010 KET production.

Al Cross

28:00 | #528

Bill sits down with Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, a KET election night analyst, and a long-time panelist of KET's Comment on Kentucky. They discuss the upcoming election season and what to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm Picnic. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Emery Wilson

28:00 | #527

A discussion with Dr. Emery Wilson, who was recently appointed interim dean of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Wilson, a graduate of Emory University and the UK College of Medicine, is an obstetrician, gynecologist, and reproductive endocrinologist. He performed Kentucky's first successful pregnancy by in vitro fertilization. Wilson served as dean of the UK College of Medicine for 17 years, placing him among the top three longest serving medical school deans in the country. A 2010 KET production.

Ted Koppel

28:17 | #526

Bill sits down with broadcast journalist Ted Koppel, best known as anchor of ABC's Nightline from 1980 until his retirement in 2005. He is currently a senior news analyst for National Public Radio and the British Broadcasting Corporation. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Bill Crouch

28:00 | #525

Dr. Bill Crouch, president of Georgetown College, and co-author of What We Love About the Black Church: Can We Get a Witness?, discusses how white clergy can connect with the black church and why it is important. A 2010 KET production.

Jeremy Gutsche

28:00 | #524

At the recent Creative Cities Summit in Lexington, a conversation with Jeremy Gutsche, founder of TrendHunter.com, the world's largest trend community. Trend Hunter and Trend Hunter TV feature 73,000 micro-trends and cutting edge ideas. Gutsche, an innovation expert and award-winning author, wanted to build a home for new business ideas and creativity. A 2010 KET production.

Rep. Rocky Adkins

28:01 | #523

Rep. Rocky Adkins, the House Majority Floor Leader for the Kentucky House of Representatives, talks about growing up in East Kentucky, his basketball days at Morehead University, his ideas about making the state more energy independent, and politics in Kentucky. A 2010 KET production.

Jeff Biggers

28:00 | #522

A conversation with Jeff Biggers, who has worked as a writer, radio correspondent, educator, and community organizer across the U.S., Europe, India, and Mexico. His latest book is Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland. Biggers' investigative reporting and commentary pieces on coal, coal mining, moutaintop removal, Appalachia, and climate change have appeared in numerous national newspapers and magazines. A 2010 KET production.

Joseph Schuchter, MPH

28:00 | #521

Bill talks to Joseph Schuchter, an epidemiologist from Cincinnati Children's Hospital whose work is focused on health care access. Prior to his current position, Schuchter was a field epidemiologist for Doctors Without Borders. A 2010 KET production.

Ben Self

28:00 | #520

At the Creative Cities Summit in Lexington, Bill sits down with Ben Self, founding partner of Blue State Digital (BSD), the company used in 2008 when then-Senator Barack Obama retained BSD to manage the online aspects of his Presidential primary campaign. Self, a Lexington native, talks about his company and what cities need to do to retain the best and brightest entrepreneurs. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Clifford Kuhn

28:01 | #519

Psychiatrist, medical school professor, and comedian Dr. Clifford Kuhn, known as "The Laugh Doctor," helps individuals and groups enhance performance, productivity, and health by creating more fun. He discusses his approach and the joy of his job. A 2010 KET production.

Jessica Arons

28:01 | #518

Bill sits down with Jessica Arons, director of the Women's Health and Rights Program at American Progress and a member of the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative. She currently serves on the boards of the DC Abortion Fund and the ACLU of Virginia. Arons was contributor to the 2009 Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything.A 2010 KET production.

Tim Farmer

28:00 | #517

Host of Kentucky Afield on KET, Tim Farmer discusses the motorcycle accident that left him without the use of his right arm, how he overcame his physical limitations to do what he loves, and how he is passing on his experience to help others enjoy outdoor recreational activities. A 2010 KET production.

Rebecca Ryan

28:00 | #516

Founder of Next Generation Consulting and author of Live First, Work Second, Rebecca Ryan makes a return visit to One to One as a participant in the Creative Cities Summit. She addresses how cities can attract and hold on to the best and brightest of a young, talented workforce. Ryan, author of the groundbreaking report, "Hot Jobs-Cool Communities" also talks about how communities can design a clear strategy to attract and retain talent. A 2010 KET production.

Paul Wagner

28:00 | #515

A conversation with Academy Award-winning independent filmmaker Paul Wagner. Wagner, who most recently directed Thoroughbred for KET, discusses his approach to filmmaking, his success in the industry - his documentary The Stone Carvers won both the Oscar and Emmy Awards, and his time in Kentucky and travels to Dubai and other locations filming Thoroughbred. A 2010 KET production.

Robert Evans

28:00 | #514

Robert Evans, president and CEO of Churchill Downs, talks about the state of the horse industry and the upcoming Kentucky Derby. Evans is also president of Tenlane Farm, a thoroughbred breeding operation in Woodford County. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Abdul Kalam

27:20 | #513

A conversation with Dr. Abdul Kalam, the 11th president of India, known as the "People's President" during his term. Trained as an aeronautical engineer, Dr. Kalam was popular as the "Missile Man of India" for his work on development of the ballistic missile and space rocket technology. A 2010 KET production.

Christopher Wren and Stephen Handelman

28:00 | #512

A discussion with Christopher Wren, former New York Times Moscow bureau chief and Stephen Handelman, Time magazine Moscow correspondent. Both have a long and distinguished career in Cold War politics and investigative journalism and have written and traveled extensively in the former Soviet Union. A 2010 KET production.

Dr. Whitney Jones

28:00 | #511

Bill sits down with Dr. Whitney Jones, a Louisville gastroenterologist who founded the Colon Cancer Prevention Project with the mission to eliminate preventable colon cancer death and suffering by increasing screening rates through education, advocacy, and health systems improvement in Kentucky. A 2010 KET production.

Phil Holoubek and Peter Kageyama

27:10 | #510 | TV-None

Downtown developer Phil Holoubek and Peter Kageyama, founder of Creative Cities Summit discuss the Creative Cities Summit scheduled for Lexington in April 2010. The conference is an opportunity to showcase Lexington as an innovative city and will address such topics as economic development, developing young professionals, nurturing technology entrepreneurs, the black creative class, and developing social innovation. A 2010 KET production.

Jim Tomlinson

28:00 | #509

After retiring from an engineering career, Jim Tomlinson became a writer and his second career has turned out two collections of short stories. Things Kept, Things Left Behind was the winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award. Esquire Magazine wrote, "Jim Tomlinson's short stories prove that the best fiction need not be more than sixty pages." A 2010 KET production.

William Hatcher

28:00 | #508 | TV-None

In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau will focus on counting the population in America. Regional Director William Hatcher will discuss how federal agencies, states, and communities will benefit from up-to-date information collected in the census survey and how that information will be utilized for understanding community needs, issues, and programs. A 2010 KET production.

Michael McCall

28:10 | #507

Michael McCall is the president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, overseeing 16 colleges and 68 campuses serving over 100,000 students. He will discuss how KCTCS is aiding the state with problems of unemployment, low graduation rates, and what President Obama meant when he said, "Community colleges are an undervalued asset in our country." A 2010 KET production.

2010 Elections

28:00 | #506

Politics and elections in 2010 will be front and center with major races on the ballot in a May primary and November general election. Political observers John David Dyche, a KET political analyst and Jennifer Moore, former head of the Democratic Party in Kentucky will discuss state and federal races, including the race for U.S. Senate. A 2010 KET production.

Jim Host

28:00 | #505

Bill sits down with Kentucky businessman and visionary Jim Host, founder of Host Communications, a worldwide sports marketing company. Host was the first chairman of the Alltech FEI 2010 World Equestrian Games and is currently spearheading efforts to complete a state-of-the-art basketball arena in downtown Louisville. A 2010 KET production.

Tori Murden McClure

28:00 | #504

Tori Murden McClure, the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic, discusses her book A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean, about her first, unsuccessful, attempt to row across the Atlantic. McClure currently serves as is the vice president for external relations, enrollment management, and student affairs at Spalding University. A 2010 KET production.

Joe Craft

28:00 | #503

Bill speaks with Hazard native Joe Craft III, president and CEO of Alliance Resource Management, one of the largest coal producers in the world. An alumni of the University of Kentucky, Craft has provided funding for the Joe Craft Center, a state-of-the-art practice facility for UK's men's and women's basketball team and the future Wildcat Coal Lodge, home to the men's UK basketball team. A 2010 KET production.

Rep. Greg Stumbo and Sen. David Williams

29:00 | #502

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, and Kentucky Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, preview the 2010 session of the General Assembly, the budget crisis, expanded gambling, and what they would both like to accomplish this year. A 2010 KET production.

Jane Beshear

22:47 | #501

Jane Beshear, Kentucky's first lady, talks about her role, her future initiatives, and about her Drop-Out Summit this year to try to curb the number of high schoolers leaving Kentucky schools before graduating. A 2010 KET production.

Gov. Steve Beshear

28:30 | #446

Bill sits down with Gov. Beshear to preview the upcoming session of the 2010 General Assembly, his push to expand gambling in the state, and the important spring and fall elections in Kentucky. A 2009 KET production.

Lee Todd and James Ramsey

56:30 | #447

Bill sits down with President Lee Todd, University of Kentucky, and President James R. Ramsey, University of Louisville. Topics include the upcoming 2010 session of the General Assembly, the request they've made for operating dollars, graduation issues, the 2020 goal of 800,000 Kentuckians with bachelor degrees, and a general discussion about what's going on in higher education. A 2009 KET production.

Bob Berman

27:35 | #445

Bill speaks with one of the best-known and most widely-read astronomers in the world. Bob Berman is uniquely able to translate complex scientific concepts into language that is understandable to the casual observer yet meaningful to the most advanced. Taped at this year's IdeaFestival in Louisville. A 2009 KET production.

John Grogan

26:29 | #444

Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Marley & Me, which was made into a major motion picture, John Grogan discusses his new book The Longest Trip Home, a memoir about growing up in a devout Catholic home outside Detroit in the 1960s and '70s. Grogan also discusses how his life has changed since becoming a national bestselling author. A 2009 KET production.

A.J. Jacobs/Christine Miller/Kenn Parks

28:30 | #443

Bill sits down with several creative thinkers at this year's IdeaFestival in Louisville. He speaks with A.J. Jacobs, author of The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment, about his experience of becoming a human guinea pig; Christine Miller, founder and editor of ReSource Magazine; and Louisville artist Kenn Parks. A 2009 KET production.

Linda Kuder and Virginia Bell

28:10 | #442

Dr. Linda Kuder, UK's Sanders-Brown Center On Aging, and author and social worker Virginia Bell, program consultant for the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, are founders of Best Friends Day Center in Lexington, an adult day program for persons who have an irreversible memory disorder and their families. They discuss the program based on "The Best Friends Approach" internationally recognized model of care. A 2009 KET production.

David Hawpe

26:30 | #441

Journalist and former editorial director of The Courier Journal. David Hawpe discusses his years in the newspaper business, Kentucky politics, and his plans for the future. A 2009 KET production.

Justice Bill Cunningham

27:56 | #440

This October Kentucky lawyers will join the American Bar Association in its "National Pro Bono Celebration," the first coordinated effort to recognize the impact of attorneys who donate legal services to the poor. Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham will discuss the state's efforts to provide free civil legal assistance to those who can not afford legal representation. A 2009 KET production.

Terry Holliday

28:00 | #439

Chosen as Kentucky's fifth commissioner of education, Terry Holliday discusses the challenging education landscape and the strategy for moving forward. Holliday is the former superintendent of the Iredell-Statesville school district in Statesville, N.C. A 2009 KET production.

Bob King

28:20 | #438

Bob King, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education discusses his plans to reach goals for improving higher education in the state. The former chancellor of the State University of New York, King also discusses significant issues important to Kentucky's higher education reform: enrollment, retention, graduation rates, research volume, and philanthropy. A 2009 KET production.

Steven Aldana

27:50 | #437

Founder and CEO of Well Steps, a turnkey wellness program designed to help employees adopt and maintain healthy behaviors, Dr. Steven Aldana discusses the organization and his most recent book The Culprit and The Cure, which is currently being used by over 4,500 companies and corporations in an effort to boost productivity and reduce employee related health expenses. A 2009 KET production.

Marguerite Esrock/Tom Owen

26:40 | #436

Marguerite Esrock, director of the annual St. James Court Art Show in Louisville, discusses the history of the event and the upcoming show. Bill also speaks with politician and Louisville historian Tom Owen who talks about the history of the community. A 2009 KET production.

Dan Jones

28:47 | #435

Inspired by the father of American landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted, Dan Jones started 21st Century Parks because he believes what Olmsted did for Louisville can be done again. He discusses the organization's latest project, The Fork, a 4000-5000 acre park and trail system in the last major undeveloped corridor surrounding Louisville. A 2009 KET production.

John Y. Brown

28:00 | #434

Former Kentucky Governor John Y. Brown discusses his time in office, current issues facing the Commonwealth, politics, and the races that are shaping up for the next election. A 2009 KET production.

John Calipari

27:32 | #433

The University of Kentucky basketball coach talks about his career, including the tough times, his new job, and his upcoming book Bounce Back: Overcoming Setbacks to Succeed in Business and in Life. Taped at the Joe Craft Center on the UK campus. A 2009 KET production.

A Tribute to James Baker Hall

28:15 | #432

A tribute to former Kentucky Poet Laureate James Baker Hall with his wife Mary Ann Taylor Hall. A 2009 KET production.

Bob Compton

29:01 | #431

Executive producer Bob Compton (Two Million Minutes) shares his thoughts on education in America, specifically how chronically low scores in math and science are impacting the current and future U.S. economy. Taped at the Kentucky Chamber's Economic Summit and Annual Meeting in Louisville. A 2009 KET production.

George Will

27:32 | #430

Pulitzer prize-winning newspaper columnist, journalist, and author George Will at Kentucky Chamber's Economic Summit and Annual Meeting held in Louisville. Will is a news analyst for ABC and was a founding member on the panel of ABC's This Week with David Brinkley (now titled This Week with George Stephanopolous). His column is syndicated to over 360 newspapers. A 2009 KET production.

Loyal Jones and Chad Berry

28:15 | #429

Loyal Jones, founder and former director of Berea College's Appalachian Center, and Chad Berry, the Center's current director discuss the Center's work and mission, current national media coverage about Appalachia, and the future of the region. Berea College is renaming the Appalachian Center in honor of Jones. A 2009 KET production.

Mary Shelman

28:02 | #428

Mary Shelman, director of the Harvard Agribusiness Program, identifies the issues, themes, policies, and players that are influencing and changing the vertical food chain. Her special research interest focuses on the forces of change shaping global agribusiness. Taped at Alltech's 25th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium held in Lexington, Ky. A 2009 KET production.

Squire Babcock

28:00 | #427

Author Squire Babcock, associate professor of English and philosophy and Master of Fine Arts Director at Murray State University, discusses his forthcoming novel The King of Gaheena. The novel, set in 1972, revolves around a 20-year-old Louisville, Ky., man from a wealthy family whose parents are killed in a car accident and leave him their family business. A 2009 KET production.

Trent Loos

27:57 | #426

Bill sits down with sixth generation rancher and farmer Trent Loos, whose daily radio program Loos Tales has a listening audience of four million and can be heard on more than 100 stations across the country. Loos is passionate about educating others, especially the nation's youth, about production agriculture. A 2009 KET production.

Ben Sollee

27:59 | #425

Singer/songwriter Ben Sollee, a Lexington native and classically trained cellist, who with banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck and others form the Sparrow Quartet, discusses his career and influences. A 2009 KET production.

Mary Crane

27:47 | #424

Bill speaks with Mary Crane, a former lobbyist and White House chef who now teaches etiquette to "Generation Y" employees. Crane also assists Boomer Bosses in understanding how to recruit, motivate, and retain today's best workers. A 2009 KET production.

Rev. Dr. Nancy Jo Kemper

28:00 | #423

Bill sits down with Rev. Dr. Nancy Jo Kemper, executive director of Kentucky Council of Churches. Kemper, who will retire in June 2009, discusses the work of the Council and her long career in ministry. In 2001, she was named the Humanitarian of the Year by the local chapter of the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ). A 2009 KET production.

John David Dyche

28:10 | #422

Bill sits down with Louisville lawyer, conservative political columnist, and author John David Dyche to discuss his upcoming book Republican Leader: A Political Biography of Senator Mitch McConnell, the story of how McConnell has become Washington's most powerful Republican. A 2009 KET production.

Robyn Waters

28:02 | #421

Bill speaks with author Robyn Waters. As Target's former vice president of trend, design, and product development, she helped a small regional discount chain become a national fashion destination. Waters has more than thirty years experience tracking and translating trends into sales and profit. A 2009 KET production.

Dr. Pearse Lyons

28:07 | #420

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech Biotechnology. Lyons pioneered the concept of bioscience centers, where research and marketing teams work together to develop innovative products and bring them quickly to market. They discuss the upcoming 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games to be held in Kentucky. A 2009 KET production.

Murphey Coy/Kim Richardson

27:47 | #419

Bill speaks with Murphey Coy, a University of Kentucky student who participated in the American Heart Association's Central Kentucky Heart Walk just 49 days after his March 2009 heart transplant, and author Kim Richardson, whose memoir, The Unbreakable Child: A Story About Forgiving the Unforgivable, chronicles the abuse she experienced growing up in a rural Roman Catholic orphanage in Anchorage, Ky. A 2009 KET production.

Dr. Panos Zavos

28:00 | #418

Dr. Panos Zavos, fertility expert from The Andrology Institute of America, discusses human cloning. Dr. Zavos, along with a team of scientists, hope to clone a human being within the next two years. The plan has provoked an outrage on both moral and scientific grounds. A 2009 KET production.

Janet Holloway

28:00 | #417

Bill speaks with Janet Holloway, co-founder and executive director of Women Leading Kentucky, an organization that rewards individuals and businesses committed to advancing women's leadership in the state through awards, scholarships, roundtable luncheons, and an annual Women's Business and Leadership Conference. A 2009 KET production.

Richard Yamarone

28:00 | #416

Richard Yamarone, a Wall Street economist, analyst, and author, discusses his book The Trader's Guide to Key Economic Indicators, an overview of key economic indicators, how they are constructed, what their purpose is, and how they work. A 2009 KET production.

Ted Bassett

28:00 | #415

Bill sits down with Ted Bassett, one of the most respected figures within the global Thoroughbred industry. Bassett has served as Keeneland's president, chairman of the board, and trustee, playing a critical role in its ascendency as a premier thoroughbred track and auction house. He was also president of Breeders' Cup Limited during its greatest period of growth. Bassett and co-author Bill Mooney discuss their book, Keeneland's Ted Bassett: My Life. A 2009 KET production.

Arch Gleason

28:10 | #414

Arch Gleason, president and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery and currently serving as president of the World Lottery Association, discusses the challenges of growing the lottery with the current economic environment among other topics. A 2009 KET production.

Richie Farmer

28:15 | #413

Bill sits down with Ky. Commissioner of Agriculture and former UK basketball star Richie Farmer. Farmer discusses his time as a UK player under Coach Rick Pitino and the successes of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, including the Kentucky Proud initiative, which is helping to expand the market of Kentucky farm products. A 2009 KET production.

Bill Mills

28:01 | #412

Bill speaks with Bill Mills, president of the Christian Appalachian Project (CAP). They discuss the work of CAP, problems in Eastern Kentucky, and the recent 20/20 documentary "A Hidden America: Children of the Mountains," about children living in poverty in Appalachia. A 2009 KET production.

Jennifer Swanberg

28:15 | #411

Jennifer Swanberg, director of the Institute for Workplace Innovation, discusses the When Work Works initiative, a national community-based initiative that highlights the importance of workplace flexibility as a business strategy. Kentucky has been selected as one of only three states to launch this initiative at a statewide level. A 2009 KET production.

Larry Conley

28:01 | #410

Bills sits down with Larry Conley, Raycom Sports analyst and former UK basketball player, who discusses his time at UK with legendary Coach Adolph Rupp, his career, and how basketball has changed over the years. A 2009 KET production.

Andre Dubus III

28:00 | #409

Andre Dubus III discusses his books House of Sand and Fog, about the dark side of the immigrant experience in America at the end of the 20th century, and The Garden of Last Days, about a Florida stripper. Dubus also talks about odd jobs he held early in his writing career and what he enjoys about writing. A 2009 KET production.

Doug Whitlock

28:00 | #408

Bill speaks with Dr. Doug Whitlock, president of Eastern Kentucky University (EKU). Whitlock, a two-time graduate of EKU and native of Madison County, discusses his goals for the university, state budget cuts on higher education, and other topics. A 2009 KET production.

Mike Huckabee/Cassandra King

27:07 | #407

Bill sits down with former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee. They discuss the recent election, his book Do The Right Thing: Inside the Movement That's Bringing Common Sense Back to America, and his hopes for the future. Next, author Cassandra King talks about her newest novel, Queen of Broken Hearts, in which the main character leads divorce recovery retreats. A 2009 KET production.

David Jones (Part 2)

28:10 | #406

Bill continues his discussion with David Jones, founder and former president of Humana, about current health care issues. With a customer base of over 11.5 million in the United States, Humana is the largest (by revenues) Fortune 500 company headquartered in Kentucky. A 2009 KET production.

Sen. Mitch McConnell

27:05 | #405

In 2009, Kentucky's senior senator, Republican Mitch McConnell will become the longest serving U.S. Senator in Kentucky history. McConnell talks about his leadership role as the minority leader in the Senate, who he has looked to for advice and counsel over the years, and the books and historical figures he admires. A 2009 KET production.

Dr. Michael Carter

28:00 | #404

Dr. Michael Carter, president of Campbellsville University, discusses the university being named one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report in the 2009 Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the South category, among other topics. A 2009 KET production.

Gov. Steve Beshear

28:22 | #403

Bill sits down with Governor Steve Beshear to discuss his first year in office. A 2009 KET production.

David Jones (Part 1)

28:02 | #402

Bill speaks with David Jones, founder and former president of Humana, about current health care issues. With a customer base of over 11.5 million in the United States, Humana is the largest (by revenues) Fortune 500 company headquartered in Kentucky. A 2009 KET production.

Dr. Larry Shinn

27:17 | #401

Dr. Larry Shinn, president of Berea College, discusses his goals for the institution and other topics. A 2009 KET production.

The Best of One to One 2008

26:30 | #348 | TV-None

Host Bill Goodman looks back at some of the best moments from the past year. A 2008 KET production.

Bill Bishop

27:32 | #347

Author Bill Bishop, former columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader, discusses his book The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart. The book examines the polarization of U.S. politics and concludes that the American people — not politicians, the media, or religious leaders — are the primary cause of the country's unyielding political stalemate. A 2008 KET production.

Rebecca Ryan

28:32 | #346

Bill sits down with author Rebecca Ryan, an energetic entrepreneur and the founder of Next Generation Consulting, which guides companies and organizations to engage 20- to 40-year-olds. She discusses her book Live First, Work Second: Getting Inside the Minds of the Next Generation designed to help employers and other entities struggling to attract, engage, and retain young professionals. A 2008 KET production.

William Safire

28:17 | #345

William Safire, author, columnist for the New York Times, and former senior White House speechwriter for President Richard Nixon, discusses his extensive career in journalism. Other topics discussed include presidential politics. Safire is the winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary. A 2008 KET production.

Kris Kimel

28:02 | #344

Bill speaks with Kris Kimel, president of the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation and founder of IdeaFestival, a three-day event held in Louisville that attracts leading and highly diverse thinkers to explore and celebrate innovation, imagination, and cutting-edge ideas. A 2008 KET production.

Fontaine Banks Jr./Sidney Saylor Farr

28:17 | #343

Author Sidney Saylor Farr discusses My Appalachia: A Memoir, her story of growing up in the mountains of southeastern Kentucky and how her devotion to her family led her to accept crushing responsibilities that steered her away from her own goals. It was named book of the year by the Appalachian Writer's Association. Farr is a former editor of Appalachian Heritage and has taught at Berea College. A 2008 KET production.

Tom Hammond

28:02 | #342

NBC sportscaster Tom Hammond discusses his recent assignment at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Hammond, a Lexington native, is one of the network's staple on-air presenters, along with Bob Costas and Dan Hicks. A 2008 KET production.

Crit Luallen

28:00 | #341

Crit Luallen, Kentucky's auditor of public accounts since 2003, discusses budget issues facing the state and the impact of the national economic crisis on Kentucky. A 2008 KET production.

David Anderson

28:13 | #340

David Anderson, an economics professor at Centre College in Danville, discusses his book Treading Lightly: The Joy of Conservation, Moderation and Simple Living. A 2008 KET production.

Judy Woodruff

28:15 | #339

Judy Woodruff, political editor for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, discusses the presidential election and her own career. She has covered politics and other news for more than three decades at CNN, NBC, and PBS. A 2008 KET production.

Andrew Ferguson

28:02 | #338

Andrew Ferguson, senior editor of the Weekly Standard, discusses his book Land of Lincoln: Adventures in Abe's America. The book was recently chosen from among more than 20 others on the subject to be required reading for incoming freshmen at Centre College in Danville. A 2008 KET production.

Will Shortz

28:02 | #337

Will Shortz, crossword editor for the New York Times and puzzle master for National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Sunday, discusses his passion for puzzles. Shortz is the only person known to have a college degree in enigmatology, the study of puzzles, having designed his own degree program at Indiana University. A 2008 KET production taped at the IdeaFestival in Louisville.

O. Leonard Press

28:42 | #336

In honor of KET's 40th anniversary, founder O. Leonard Press discusses its mission, history, and service to the Commonwealth. Press captured the story of the network's creation in his book The KET Story: A Personal Account. A 2008 KET production.

David McWilliams

28:00 | #335

Bill speaks with Irish economist and author David McWilliams, author of The Pope's Children and The Generation Game, about the positive and negative results of Ireland's rapid economic turnaround over the last decade. A 2008 KET production.

Ted Fishman

28:00 | #334

Ted Fishman, author of China Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World, discusses what he learned on his extensive tour of Chinese factories, markets, streets, stores, towns, and cities. A 2008 KET production taped at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Economic Summit and Annual Meeting in Louisville.

Bob Compton

28:01 | #333

Bill speaks with executive producer Bob Compton about Two Million Minutes, a film comparing how the three superpowers of the 21st century—China, India, and the United States—are preparing their students for the future. The film addresses what many are calling a crisis for U.S. schools regarding chronically low scores in math and science. A 2008 KET production.

Tucker Carlson/John Harwood

28:10 | #332

At the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's 2008 Economic Summit and Annual Meeting in Louisville, Bill sits down for separate interviews about the upcoming election with two national political correspondents: Tucker Carlson, senior campaign correspondent for MSNBC, and John Harwood, CNBC's chief Washington correspondent and co-author of Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power. A 2008 KET production.

Jack Crowner

28:10 | #331

Bill speaks with veteran farm broadcaster Jack Crowner, owner and operator of the Farm Service Radio Network, which provides daily farm news and information to rural radio stations in Kentucky, Indiana, and nearby states. In 2004, Crowner was inducted into the National Association of Farm Broadcasters Hall of Fame. A 2008 KET production.

John Walczak

27:15 | #330

Bill visits the Louisville Zoo to speak with its director, John Walczak. One of the main topics of conversation is the $25 million capital campaign to fund the new Glacier Run exhibit, scheduled to open in 2010. A 2008 KET production.

Dr. Randy Dunn

28:00 | #329

Dr. Randy Dunn, president of Murray State University, discusses his goals for the university, the impact of state budget cuts, and other topics. A 2008 KET production.

Jeffrey Toobin

27:25 | #328

Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin, a senior legal analyst for CNN and New Yorker staff writer, discusses his book The Nine, a behind-the-scenes examination of the U.S. Supreme Court. Based on interviews with the justices themselves, the book reveals the complex dynamic among the people who interpret the law of the land. A 2008 KET production.

Dr. Gary Ransdell

28:20 | #327

Bill visits Western Kentucky University to talk with its ninth president, WKU alumnus Dr. Gary Ransdell. Discussion topics include the impact of state budget cuts on higher educations and the benefits of two new academic programs at Western: the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky and the Honors College. A 2008 KET production.

Grover Norquist

27:50 | #326

On location in Frankfort, Bill speaks with Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform. This coalition of taxpayer groups, individuals, and businesses is known for asking all candidates for federal and state offices to sign the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, committing themselves in writing to opposing all tax increases. A 2008 KET production.

Ron Paul

28:10 | #325

On location at Western Kentucky University, Bill sits down with U.S. Rep. and presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-Texas) to discuss health care, the economy, the war in Iraq, education, and other issues at the forefront of the 2008 presidential election. Paul also discusses his campaign strategy and his book The Revolution: A Manifesto. A 2008 KET production.

Jay Davidson

28:05 | #324

Jay Davidson, president and CEO of the Healing Place in Louisville, speaks candidly about his past problems with drinking and how he ended up leading an organization that provides social services to those struggling with addiction. A 2008 KET production.

Augustus Richard Norton

28:00 | #323

Bill speaks with Augustus Richard Norton, professor of international relations and anthropology at Boston University and author of several books on the Middle East, about the challenges facing the region. Norton's research experience spans nearly three decades and includes residences in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, and Lebanon. A 2008 KET production.

David Byrne

28:10 | #322

David Byrne, former European commissioner for health and consumer protection, talks about his work at Alltech, a Kentucky-based animal nutrition company. Topics include consumer confidence in biotechnology, corn and biofuels, poverty, and hunger around the world. A 2008 KET production.

Gregory A. Jicha

28:40 | #321

Neurologist Dr. Gregory A. Jicha from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky discusses the latest research on the causes and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Jicha also offers advice on keeping the brain healthy throughout life. A 2008 KET production.

Phyllis George

27:50 | #320

Phyllis George discusses her reign as Miss America 1971, her term as first lady of Kentucky, her business ventures, and her current role as spokesperson for the National Alzheimer's Association. A 2008 KET production.

Adm. Mike Mullen

27:30 | #319

As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen is the principal military adviser to the president, the secretary of defense, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council. Host Bill Goodman speaks with him about his role in making America safe and the next steps in Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan. A 2008 KET production.

Steve Flairty

28:15 | #318

Steve Flairty, senior correspondent for Kentucky Monthly magazine, discusses his book Kentucky's Everyday Heroes: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Renfro Valley

28:06 | #317

Bill Goodman talks about Kentucky music past and present in separate interviews with representatives of Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and its Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Guests: Robert Lawson, executive director of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Connie Hunt, CEO and general manager of Renfro Valley. A 2008 KET production.

Tim Nugent

28:00 | #316

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Dr. Tim Nugent, organizer and first commissioner of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, about the benefits of participation in sports for people with disabilities and the physical and social barriers they still face in other aspects of life. A 2008 KET production.

Gilbert H. Friedell

28:20 | #315

Dr. Gilbert H. Friedell, co-chair of the Kentucky Health Values Initiative and director emeritus of the Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky, discusses the evolution of cancer care and the effects of social and economic factors on health. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Gerald Smith

28:00 | #314

Bill Goodman speaks with author, educator, and pastor Dr. Gerald Smith, associate professor of African-American history at the University of Kentucky. Smith has been involved in a project to publish the papers of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and is a co-editor of the forthcoming Kentucky African American Encyclopedia. A 2008 KET production.

Jane Gentry Vance

28:15 | #313

2007/08 Kentucky Poet Laureate Jane Gentry Vance talks about Kentucky poetry and poets and reads some of her own poems, including selections from A Garden in Kentucky. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Michael Gates Gill

28:00 | #312

On location at a Starbucks in Lexington, author Michael Gates Gill sits down for a cup with host Bill Goodman to discuss Gill's book How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns To Live Like Everyone Else. Gill came from a wealthy family, graduated from Yale, and was a successful advertising executive in New York when he lost it all at the age of 60. Then he found a new sense of purpose as a Starbucks barista. A 2008 KET production.

Jamie Gumbrecht

28:25 | #311

Jamie Gumbrecht, a former Lexington Herald-Leader culture writer, talks about her six-week assignment as a war correspondent in Iraq. While embedded with the Kentucky National Guard, she reported on two military units based in Kentucky, daily developments, and Christmas in Baghdad. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

T.J. MacGregor

28:00 | #310

Using various pseudonyms, T.J. MacGregor has written two mystery series (Quin St. James/Mike McCleary and Tango Keys); four stand-alone thrillers; and 15 nonfiction books reflecting her interests in astrology, the tarot, dreams, and yoga. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Ken Troske

28:15 | #309

Bill Goodman speaks with Ken Troske, professor of economics and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics, about Kentucky's economy and the reasons behind the state's high poverty rate. A 2008 KET production.

Betty DeRamus

28:00 | #308

Journalist Betty DeRamus, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her columns about the Los Angeles riots, discusses her career and her first book, Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground Railroad. It tells stories of men and women who risked their lives to be together in the days of slavery. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Sharon Darling

28:00 | #307

Sharon Darling, president and founder of the National Center for Family Literacy in Louisville, discusses the state of education in Kentucky and the rest of the country as well as the center's work with parents and children learning together. A 2008 KET production.

Kathy Gornik

28:15 | #306

Bill Goodman speaks with Kathy Gornik, co-owner and president of Thiel Audio in Lexington, about the consumer electronics industry and high-tech entrepreneurship. A 2008 KET production.

Daniel Mongiardo

28:00 | #305

Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo sits down with host Bill Goodman to discuss his family roots in Harlan County and his transition from physician to politician. He also outlines ideas and plans on issues including health care, education, employment, and the development of adventure tourism as a source of revenue for Kentucky. A 2008 KET production.

Albert Mohler

28:15 | #304

Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and nominee for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses his book Culture Shift: Engaging Current Issues with Timeless Truth, which examines current world issues from an evangelical Christian perspective. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Carl Wedekind

28:00 | #303

Host Bill Goodman speaks with attorney, lobbyist, and author Carl Wedekind about his opposition to the death penalty and his work in Frankfort as a lobbyist for its abolition. A 2008 KET production.

Dr. Rallie McAllister

28:00 | #302

Physician, author, and equestrian Dr. Rallie McAllister discusses her book Riding for Life: A Horsewoman's Guide to Lifetime Health & Fitness, which aims to help horsewomen identify and overcome barriers to optimal health and fitness. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Brad Cowgill

28:10 | #301

Brad Cowgill, interim president of the Council on Postsecondary Education, discusses the "Double the Numbers" initiative to double the number of college graduates in Kentucky by the year 2020. A 2008 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

The Best of One to One

30:00 | #255 | TV-None

Host Bill Goodman looks back at some of the best moments from the past year. A 2007 KET production.

Ed McMahon

27:00 | #254

Ed McMahon of The Tonight Show and Star Search sits down with host Bill Goodman to discuss his career and longevity in the entertainment industry. A 2007 KET production.

A Conversation with Gov. Steve Beshear

29:30 | #256 | TV-None

Incoming Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear talks about his plans and hopes for the state. A 2007 KET production.

Gov.-Elect Steve Beshear

01:00:00 | #253 | TV-None

Host Bill Goodman visits Kentucky Gov.-elect Steve Beshear and his wife, Jane, at their Hourglass Farm in Clark County for a conversation on topics ranging from family life to state politics. A 2007 KET production.

Ed Whitfield

30:00 | #252

Congressman Ed Whitfield (R), who serves Kentucky's 1st District, home to Fort Campbell, discusses his career and issues facing Congress and Kentucky. A 2007 KET production hosted Bill Goodman.

Al Smith (Part 2)

28:00 | #251

Veteran journalist Al Smith offers his reflections and reminiscences about his 33 years as host of KET's longest running public affairs program, Comment on Kentucky, and his years of observing politics and public life in the Commonwealth. (Part 2 of 2)

Al Smith (Part 1)

28:10 | #250

Veteran journalist Al Smith offers reflections and reminiscences about his 33 years as host of KET's longest-running public affairs program, Comment on Kentucky, and his decades of observing politics and public life in the Commonwealth. (Part 1 of 2)

Mike Duncan

28:00 | #249

Bill speaks with Mike Duncan, a former Inez banker who now chairs the Republican National Committee, about politics and the 2008 presidential election. A 2007 KET production.

Philip K. Howard

26:59 | #248

Bill Goodman speaks with lawyer and author Philip K. Howard, founder of Common Good, which advocates for the systemic overhaul of American law. Howard is also the author of The Death of Common Sense and The Collapse of the Common Good. The conversation was taped shortly after Howard's appearance at the 2007 Shakertown Roundtable, which brought together public- and private-sector leaders to discuss early childhood education and its effect on economic development in Kentucky. A 2007 KET production.

Bill Bradley

27:00 | #247

The first of two programs spotlighting the 2007 Shakertown Roundtable, featuring excerpts from the keynote address by former Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley. A former NBA star and presidential candidate, Bradley is the author of The New American Story. The Roundtable event brought together public- and private-sector leaders to discuss early childhood education and its effect on economic development in Kentucky. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Rep. Geoff Davis

28:10 | #246

Congressman Geoff Davis (R-4th), who represents 24 counties in Northern Kentucky, discusses his military career, the business he started, and his time in Congress. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Ed Barlow

28:05 | #245

Futurist Ed Barlow, president of Creating the Future Inc., discusses how businesses, organizations, and the education system should be preparing to meet the challenges of the world of tomorrow. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Col. Arthur L. Kelly

28:05 | #244

Bill Goodman speaks with Col. Arthur L. Kelly (U.S. Army, Ret.), a veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam and author of the book BattleFire! A 2007 KET production.

William E. Brock

28:00 | #243

Host Bill Goodman speaks with former Republican U.S. Sen. William Emerson "Bill" Brock III of Tennessee about growing up in a Democratic family—his grandfather William Emerson Brock I was a Democratic U.S. senator from Tennessee from 1929 to 1931—as well as his life in politics and his career in government service. A 2007 KET production.

Rep. John Yarmuth

28:00 | #242

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-3rd) discusses his service on various congressional committees, his work in journalism and the media, and the challenges and opportunities facing the Louisville area. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Tim Russert

27:55 | #241

Bill Goodman speaks with Tim Russert, host of NBC's Meet the Press as well as his own weekly interview program, about his life and career. Before joining NBC News, Russert served as counselor for New York Gov. Mario Cuomo and was chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York. A 2007 KET production.

Carey Cavanaugh

28:04 | #240

Carey Cavanaugh, a former U.S. ambassador, discusses his 22-year diplomatic career and his current position as director of the University of Kentucky's Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. Under Presidents Clinton and Bush, Cavanaugh worked on peace efforts involving Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Tajikistan, and Turkey. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Wally Pagan

28:20 | #239

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Wally Pagan, director of SouthBank Partners, a civic organization serving as a catalyst for economic development along the southern banks of the Ohio River. They discuss current and future developments in Northern Kentucky communities. A 2007 KET production.

Joan Coleman

28:00 | #238

Bill Goodman speaks with Joan Coleman, president of AT&T Kentucky. Coleman discusses her tenure in the telecommunications industry, including the 21 years she spent at BellSouth and its predecessor, South Central Bell Telephone Co., and the transition into a new role with a new company. A 2007 KET production.

Ernie Fletcher/Steve Beshear

29:00 | #237

In separate conversations, Bill Goodman interviews Republican Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher and his Democratic challenger in the 2007 election, former Lt. Gov. Steve Beshear. Topics include campaign preparations, expanded gambling, and other issues expected to be important in the campaign. A 2007 KET production.

Matt Fellowes

28:00 | #236

Matt Fellowes, an adjunct professor of public policy at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, discusses a report he authored for the Brookings Institution that examines why people already living in poverty end up paying more for many of life's basic necessities. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Bill Samuels Jr.

28:00 | #235

Bill Samuels Jr., president of Maker's Mark, discusses his family's history in the world of bourbon making, which dates back to 1780, and the innovative marketing techniques with which he promotes the distillery's contemporary products. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Bluegrass State Games

28:11 | #234

A discussion of the semiannual Bluegrass State Games amateur athletic competition with Chris Corbin, executive director of Get Healthy Kentucky, and Rick Hatcher, president of the Lexington Area Sports Authority and a member of the board of directors for the games. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Gary P. West

28:10 | #233

Author Gary P. West of Bowling Green discusses his book Eating Your Way Across Kentucky: 101 Must Places To Eat. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Martin Douthitt

28:17 | #232

Bill Goodman speaks with Breathitt County's Martin Douthitt, a 61-year-old businessman and passionate mountain climber, about his upcoming climb of Alaska's Mount McKinley (Denali). Douthitt talks about his goal of climbing the "Seven Summits"—the highest peaks on each of the Earth's seven continents. A 2007 KET production.

Robert Sexton

28:00 | #231

Bob Sexton, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence since its founding in 1980, discusses his book Mobilizing Citizens for Better Schools. The book provides guidance to states interested in implementing school reform. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Kenny Mattingly

28:10 | #230

Kenny Mattingly, owner of Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese in Barren County, discusses his business decision to produce cheese rather than milk from the 120 dairy cattle on his 200-acre farm as well as the art and science of making cheese. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

H.R. Stoneback

27:10 | #229

Bill Goodman speaks with author H.R. Stoneback, professor of English and director of graduate studies at the State University of New York at New Paltz, about Kentucky author Elizabeth Madox Roberts and her classic novel The Time of Man. A 2007 KET production.

James Votruba

28:07 | #228

Northern Kentucky University President Dr. James C. Votruba discusses his work with the university and with Vision 2015, a region-wide planning effort. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Dr. Mel Levine

28:20 | #227

Dr. Mel Levine, a professor of pediatrics at the University of North Carolina Medical School, discusses his research into the thinking processes of children with a variety of learning disabilities. A 2007 KET production.

John Seigenthaler

28:30 | #214

John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center and former president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, discusses his career in journalism and at the U.S. Justice Department, where he served as an administrative assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. A 2007 KET production.

Steven L. Beshear

30:00 | #226

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Beshear discusses his experience as lieutenant governor and his call for expanded gaming in Kentucky. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Stephen L. Henry

30:00 | #225

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Henry, who served eight years as lieutenant governor under Paul Patton, discusses why veterans' issues are a priority for him. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Otis 'Bullman' Hensley

30:00 | #224

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Otis Hensley discusses how his experience as a demolition contractor in Eastern Kentucky prepares him to be governor. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Gatewood Galbraith

28:00 | #222

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gatewood Galbraith discusses how and why his ideas differ from those of other candidates. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Sue Grafton

28:01 | #221

Internationally renowned mystery author Sue Grafton discusses her "alphabet series" starring detective Kinsey Millhone, from "A" Is for Alibi, published in 1993, to "T" Is for Trespass, due for release in December. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Jody Richards

30:00 | #220

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jody Richards, Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives, discusses a plan that he says will make Kentucky a national leader in energy independence. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Bruce Lunsford

30:00 | #219

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bruce Lunsford discusses why health care is his top priority. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Ernie Fletcher

30:00 | #218

Gov. Ernie Fletcher, who is facing two challengers from his own party in the 2007 Republican primary, discusses his record in office. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Billy Harper

30:00 | #217

Republican gubernatorial candidate Billy Harper explains why he believes that his business experience will be an asset if he is elected. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Anne Northup

30:00 | #216

Republican gubernatorial candidate Anne Northup discusses her experiences in both the Kentucky General Assembly and the U.S. Congress. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

John Rosenberg

28:00 | #215

Long-time director John Rosenberg discusses the work of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, which provides free legal services to people in 37 Eastern Kentucky counties who are involved in civil disputes but cannot afford private attorneys. A 2007 KET production.

Cheryl Truman and Jerry Walls

27:00 | #213

Lexington Herald-Leader columnist Cheryl Truman and Dr. Jerry Walls, professor of philosophy of religion at Asbury Theological Seminary and co-editor of Basketball and Philosophy, Thinking Outside the Paint, discuss the pros and cons of Kentucky's passion for basketball. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Molly Bingham

28:00 | #212

Photojournalist and filmmaker Molly Bingham discusses her 10 months in Iraq filming Meeting Resistance. Set in the Adhamiya neighborhood of Baghdad, the documentary profiles eight insurgents, each with his or her own reasons for opposing the American-led occupation. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Susie Quick

28:00 | #211

Susie Quick, cookbook author and former food editor, talks about her move to the Bluegrass to found Honest Farm, a nonprofit operation demonstrating sustainable farming methods. A 2007 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Bill Luster

28:00 | #210

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Bill Luster, senior enterprise photographer for the Louisville Courier-Journal, about his Pulitzer Prize-winning work and his retrospective exhibition at the University of Louisville, "Frames from the Heart." A 2007 KET production.

Rieva Lesonsky

28:00 | #209

Bill Goodman speaks with Rieva Lesonsky, senior vice president and editorial director of Entrepreneur Media; author of Get Smart; and co-author of Start Your Own Business, Young Millionaires, and 303 Marketing Tips. A 2007 KET production.

Quit Now Challenge

28:59 | #208

Bill Goodman talks with two Kentucky women who have been involved in the Quit Now Challenge, a nationwide stop-smoking initiative organized by the Centers for Disease Control and the National Cancer Institute. RaeAnne Davis is the Quitline coordinator for Kentucky, and Cindy Murdock was a semifinalist in the national Quit Now Challenge "talent search." A 2007 KET production.

Dan Gediman

28:00 | #207

Bill Goodman speaks with Dan Gediman, series producer of National Public Radio's This I Believe. Based on the popular 1950s radio series of the same name hosted by Edward R. Murrow, this national media project engages people in writing about and discussing the core values and beliefs that guide their daily lives. A 2007 KET production.

Neil Chethik

28:00 | #206

Bill Goodman speaks with author Neil Chethik about his book VoiceMale: What Husbands Really Think About Their Marriages, Their Wives, Sex, Housework, and Commitment, based on interviews with more than 350 American husbands. A 2007 KET production.

David Williams

28:39 | #205

Bill Goodman speaks with Kentucky Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, about his background and his philosophy of government. A member of the Senate since 1987, Williams served as majority floor leader in 1999 and was named Republican Legislator of the Year in 2000. A 2007 KET production.

Karen Engle

28:00 | #204

Bill Goodman speaks with Karen Engle, executive director of Operation UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education). She discusses the organization's efforts to rid communities of illegal drugs, coordinate treatment for substance abusers, provide support to families and friends, and educate the public about the dangers of drug use. A 2007 KET production.

Mike Fletcher

28:15 | #203

Bill Goodman speaks with Dr. Mike Fletcher, a Pikeville physician who has traveled to the Sudan to help alleviate the suffering among displaced people from the Darfur region. Fletcher, an interventional pain physician and anesthesiologist at the Leonard Lawson Cancer Center at Pikeville Medical Center, discusses the profound impact the visit had on his life. A 2006 KET production.

John Roush

27:40 | #202

Bill Goodman speaks with John Roush, president of Centre College. Roush has overseen the creation of 15 new endowed professorships, was instrumental in the creation of the Centre Scholars Program to honor outstanding work at the junior faculty rank, and completed a $24 million renovation of Crounse Hall, the college's primary academic space. A KET production.

Bob Hill

28:15 | #201

Bill Goodman speaks with long-time Courier-Journal columnist Bob Hill, author of more than ten books on a wide variety of subjects: the history of basketball, the Louisville Slugger baseball bat, bipolar illness, gardening, the Louisville YMCA, and the true story of a Louisville man who got away with murder. A 2006 KET production.

David Dick

28:00 | #146

Bill Goodman speaks with author and former journalist David Dick. As a radio and television reporter with CBS News from 1966 to 1985, Dick covered three presidential campaigns by George Wallace, four national political conventions, the mass suicide at Jonestown, and other major news events. He is the author of several books and the owner, with his wife, Lalie, of Plum Lick Publishing. A 2006 KET production.

Patricia Neal

28:00 | #145

Bill Goodman speaks with actress Patricia Neal, the Kentucky native who won an Oscar for her role in Hud opposite Paul Newman, about her life in the entertainment industry and her rehabilitation from three burst cerebral aneurisms. In 1978, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville dedicated the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center in her honor. A 2006 KET production.

Dr. Frederick A. Schmitt

28:10 | #144

Bill Goodman discusses Alzheimer's disease and its effects on society with Dr. Frederick A. Schmitt, a neuropsychologist and senior investigator at the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. A 2006 KET production.

bell hooks

28:16 | #143

Bill Goodman speaks with renowned writer and activist bell hooks, who grew up in Hopkinsville as Gloria Jean Watkins. In more than 30 books, hooks has become one of America's foremost contemporary cultural critics by tracing the interconnections of race, class, and gender and their ability to produce and perpetuate systems of oppression and domination. A 2006 KET production.

Congressman Ben Chandler

30:00 | #142

U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler (D-6th) discusses his first term in office, partisanship in Kentucky and Washington, a typical day in his life, and his possible run for governor. He also addresses state and local issues, including the Iraq war and a possible U.S. exit strategy. A 2006 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Paula Kerger

09:01 | #141

Bill Goodman speaks with Paula Kerger, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service, about the role and future of PBS, which comprises 348 member stations reaching more than 99 percent of U.S. television households. A 2006 KET production.

Jonathan Miller

28:00 | #140 | TV-None

Kentucky State Treasurer Jonathan Miller discusses his book The Compassionate Community: Ten Values To Unite America, about the role of faith and values in politics. The book applies stories from the Old Testament to public policy issues such as campaign finance reform, credit card abuse, and military family benefits while outlining ten underlying principles shared by many religions. A KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Mariana Bustamante

30:00 | #138

As public education coordinator of the National ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project, Mariana Bustamante works closely with Spanish-language media and immigrants' rights organizations in California and other states. A 2006 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Zev Buffman

28:01 | #139

Zev Buffman, president and CEO of RiverPark Center in Owensboro, discusses the arts and his life in show business. Buffman has produced more than 40 Broadway shows and 100 national tours and is a former Tony Award nominee. A 2006 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Steve St. Angelo

28:16 | #137

Steve St. Angelo, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc., discusses his 30 years with General Motors, how his family inspired him to pursue a career in the automobile industry, the future of hybrids, and Toyota's kaizen (continuous improvement) culture. A 2006 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Mark Fenton

28:00 | #136 | TV-None

Host Bill Goodman talks about competitive walking as well as walking for fitness with racewalker, America's Walking host, and former Walking magazine contributor Mark Fenton. A 2006 KET production.

Senator Jim Bunning

28:00 | #135

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Republican U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning about national issues and his life as a senator as well as his former career as a major league baseball player. Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher from 1955 to 1971, was the first man to pitch no-hitters in both major leagues. His second no-hitter was also the first perfect game in the National League in 84 years. A 2006 KET production.

Laura Freeman

30:00 | #134 | TV-None

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Laura Freeman, founder, president, and CEO of Central Kentucky-based Laura's Lean Beef, the most successful natural lean beef company in the country. They discuss how Freeman established her niche as "the healthy beef" and the company's commitment to sustainability, from organic animal husbandry methods to biodegradable fuel for company vehicles. A 2006 KET production.

Dave Adkisson

30:00 | #133 | TV-None

Dave Adkisson, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and a member of a Kentucky trade delegation to China, discusses the Commonwealth's business influence in America and abroad as well as the general state of Kentucky business. A 2006 KET production hosted by Bill Goodman.

Pat Smith

28:40 | #132 | TV-None

Bill Goodman talks with Pat Smith, Habitat for Humanity International Board of Directors member and co-owner of Lexington's Versa Tech Automation, about his "second career" as a volunteer and his experience dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. The interview took place on August 14, 2006 — just 13 days before Smith's life was tragically cut short in the crash of Comair Flight 5191. A KET production.

James Ramsey

28:01 | #131

Host Bill Goodman speaks with University of Louisville President James Ramsey about his efforts to build relationships and partnerships between the university and federal, state, and local governments as well as the community at large. A 2006 KET production.

Dr. Rallie McAllister

28:01 | #130 | TV-None

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Dr. Rallie McAllister of Jessamine County, a board-certified family physician with master's degrees in public and environmental health. An advocate of family health and an expert on childhood obesity, she is a nationally syndicated columnist and the author of Healthy Lunchbox: The Working Mom's Guide to Keeping You and Your Kids Trim. A 2006 KET production.

Tori Murden McClure

28:10 | #129

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Tori Murden McClure, a vice president at Spalding University in Louisville, who was the first woman to row solo across an ocean, the first woman to ski to the South Pole, and the first woman to climb Lewis Nunatuk in the Antarctic. A 2006 KET production.

Jerry Lundergan/Darrell D. Brock Jr.

28:00 | #128

In separate interviews, Kentucky Republican and Democratic party chairmen Darrell D. Brock Jr. and Jerry Lundergan discuss politics and the 2007 gubernatorial race with host Bill Goodman. A 2006 KET production.

Walt Harrington

28:00 | #127

Host Bill Goodman speaks with author and journalism professor Walt Harrington, a former staff writer for the Washington Post Magazine. His book The Everlasting Stream: A True Story of Rabbits, Guns, Friendship, and Family is the story of what he learned during 15 years of rabbit-hunting trips in Barren County. A 2006 KET production.

Bruce Rector

30:00 | #126

Host Bill Goodman interviews motivational speaker and author Bruce Rector. An attorney by trade, the University of Kentucky graduate is the author of Monday Morning Messages: Teaching, Inspiring, and Motivating To Lead. A 2006 KET production.

The Life and Times of Barry Bingham Jr.

28:00 | #125

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Keith Runyon, a long-time reporter and editor with the Louisville Courier-Journal, about the life and times of the late Barry Bingham Jr., former editor and publisher of both the C-J and the Louisville Times. A 2006 KET production.

John Stossel

28:01 | #124

Bill Goodman speaks with award-winning news correspondent John Stossel, co-anchor of ABC News' 20/20 and author of Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity: Get Out the Shovel—Why Everything You Know Is Wrong. A 2006 KET production.

June Arunga

29:01 | #123

Host Bill Goodman speaks with June Arunga, a law student and activist and the director of youth programs at the Inter-Region Economic Network in Nairobi, Kenya. A 2006 KET production.

Pearse Lyons

28:01 | #122

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech Biotechnology. Lyons pioneered the concept of bioscience centers, where research and marketing teams work together to develop innovative products and bring them quickly to market. A 2006 KET production.

Dave Ramsey

28:00 | #121

Host Bill Goodman speaks with financial expert Dave Ramsey, host of a national radio program and author of The Total Money Makeover. A 2006 KET production.

Patricia S. Harrison

28:00 | #119

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Corporation for Public Broadcasting President and CEO Patricia Harrison. A former assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, Harrison is also the author of A Seat at the Table: An Insider's Guide for America's New Women Leaders and America's New Women Entrepreneurs. A 2006 KET production.

John David Dyche

28:00 | #117

Host Bill Goodman speaks with lawyer and political analyst John David Dyche. A 2006 KET production taped before a live audience at the Laurel County Public Library in London.

Keen Babbage

27:58 | #113

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Lexington educator Keen Babbage about his books Extreme Learning, Extreme Teaching, and Extreme Students. A 2006 KET production.

Ben Witherington III

28:00 | #115

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Dr. Ben Witherington III of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, one of the world's top evangelical scholars, about his book The Gospel Code. A 2006 KET production.

Sen. Mitch McConnell

27:50 | #116

Host Bill Goodman talks with U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell. A 2006 KET production.

Jon Carloftis

28:01 | #112

Host Bill Goodman speaks with master gardener and author Jon Carloftis, a Rockcastle County native whose work has been featured on national television programs and in numerous home and garden magazines. A 2006 KET production.

Dr. Susanne Arnold

28:05 | #118

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Dr. Susanne Arnold, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Recently named one of America's Best Doctors, Arnold is a researcher for the Marty Driesler Cancer Project on Early Detection of Lung Cancer, which is examining cancer rates among people in Kentucky's 5th Congressional District. A 2006 KET production.

Gov. Ernie Fletcher

58:00 | #120

In a special one-hour edition, host Bill Goodman speaks with Gov. Ernie Fletcher regarding the state budget and a variety of other topics. A 2006 KET production.

Hap Houlihan/Shannon Wilson

28:00 | #111

Hap Houlihan, publicity manager for the University Press of Kentucky, discusses six books in 15 minutes. Then host Bill Goodman speaks with one of the six authors, Shannon Wilson, about Berea College's sesquicentennial. A 2006 KET production.

Father John Rausch

28:15 | #114

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Father John Rausch, a Catholic priest who has tended his flock of parishioners while working for economic and social justice in Appalachia for more than two decades. A 2006 KET production.

Nevil Shed

28:00 | #110

Host Bill Goodman speaks with former Texas Western basketball player Nevil Shed. A 2006 KET production.

Congressman Hal Rogers

27:39 | #109

Host Bill Goodman speaks with U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (R-5th), who has represented southeastern Kentucky in Congress since 1980. A 2006 KET production.

Dana Bradley

28:00 | #108

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Dr. Dana Burr Bradley, the Cliff Todd Distinguished Professor of Gerontology in the College of Health and Human Services at Western Kentucky University and director of the WKU Center for Gerontology. A 2006 KET production.

Wade Hall

27:45 | #107

Host Bill Goodman speaks with editor Wade Hall about The Kentucky Anthology: 200 Years of Writing in the Bluegrass State. A 2006 KET production.

Sen. Wendell Ford

28:00 | #106

Host Bill Goodman talks Frankfort and Washington politics with former governor and U.S. senator Wendell Ford. A 2006 KET production.

Nick Clooney

27:50 | #105

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Nick Clooney. A 2006 KET production.

Diane MacKenzie

28:05 | #104

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Diane MacKenzie, an Atherton High School Spanish teacher and winner of the $25,000 Milken Family Foundation Educator Award. A 2006 KET production.

Lee Todd

27:45 | #103

Host Bill Goodman speaks with University of Kentucky President Lee Todd about his plan to make UK a top-20 public research institution. A 2006 KET production.

Kentucky National Guardsmen

28:00 | #102

Host Bill Goodman speaks with Jason Mike and Joe Rivera, two Kentucky National Guardsmen who fought in Iraq. A 2006 KET production.

Pat Day

28:40 | #101

Host Bill Goodman and retired jockey Pat Day discuss Day's stellar racing career, his recovery from substance abuse problems, and the role faith plays in his life as a born-again Christian. A 2006 KET production.

Jonathan Miller

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Miller discusses how his use of Internet blogs and vlogs is affecting his campaign and the race as a whole. Bill Goodman hosts. A 2007 KET production.

One to One with Bill Goodman

Dr. Larry Shinn, president of Berea College, discusses his goals for the institution and other topics. A 2009 KET production.

One to One with Bill Goodman

Bill speaks with David Jones, founder and former president of Humana, about current health care issues. With a customer base of over 11.5 million in the United States, Humana is the largest (by revenues) Fortune 500 company headquartered in Kentucky. A 2009 KET production.

One to One with Bill Goodman

Bill sits down with Governor Steve Beshear to discuss his first year in office. A 2009 KET production.

One to One with Bill Goodman

Dr. Michael Carter, president of Campbellsville University, discusses the university being named one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report in the 2009 Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the South category, among other topics. A 2009 KET production.

Bob Edwards

Bob Edwards, host of The Bob Edwards Show on Sirius/XM radio and Bob Edwards Weekend for PRI, discusses his memoir, A Voice in the Box. A 2011 KET production.

Alison Lundergan Grimes

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes discusses her first year in office and her role as the state's chief election officer.

Sen. Mitch McConnell: One to One with Bill Goodman

In Washington, D.C., Bill sits down with Senate Minority Leader and Kentucky's senior U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R) to discuss the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Sen. Rand Paul: One to One with Bill Goodman

In Washington D.C., Bill talks with Kentucky's junior U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Ed Whitfield: One to One with Bill Goodman

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-1st) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Brett Guthrie: One to One with Bill Goodman

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-2nd) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. John Yarmuth: One to One with Bill Goodman

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-3rd) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Thomas Massie: One to One with Bill Goodman

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-4th) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Hal Rogers: One to One with Bill Goodman

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-5th) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Andy Barr: One to One with Bill Goodman

In Washington, D.C., Bill talks with U.S. Rep. Andy Barr (R-6th) about the issues topping his priority list and how they will impact the nation and Kentucky. A 2013 KET production.

Rep. Andy Barr and Michael Botticelli

Congressman Andy Barr and White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli discuss the heroin epidemic in Kentucky.

David Gregory

During his 25 years in broadcast journalism, David Gregory's work has taken him across the country and around the world. He was the former moderator for NBC's Meet the Press. Gregory talks about politics and his own personal journey of faith.

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