Telling Kentucky's Story

Kentucky Book Festival

Please join us for the 2018 Kentucky Book Festival, November 12 - 17, 2018. Find out more about events taking place throughout the week including the 37th annual Kentucky Book Fair.

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Kentucky Reads

Kentucky Humanities announces Kentucky Reads — a statewide literacy initiative centered on Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the King’s Men by Kentucky native Robert Penn Warren

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Democracy & the Informed Citizen

Join us for these special Kentucky Reads: All the King's Men events.

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Episode 58 - Dr. Patrick Lewis, Kentucky Historical Society
Host Bill Goodman is joined by Dr. Patrick Lewis, a specialist in Civil War history and Director of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition at the Kentucky Historical Society. Dr. Lewis is also a member of our Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau. On today's episode, he discusses Ben Buckner and Helen Martin, a Kentucky couple that supported and aided opposite sides during the Civil War. Dr. Lewis emphasizes the importance of seeking out the stories of our local communities to preserve their history. More episodes


Episode 19 — Kentucky Humanities magazine

Kentucky Humanities has been Telling Kentucky's Story for more than 45 years. Through programs including Kentucky Chautauqua, Prime Time Family Reading Time, Kentucky Humanities magazine, Museum on Main Street, and the Kentucky Book Fair, we are sharing the humanities throughout the Commonwealth. One story at a time.

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