Telling Kentucky's Story

Smithsonian Traveling exhibit: Hometown Teams

Kentucky Humanities is hosting an exhibit during 2017 and 2018. Hometown Teams will be touring from March 2017 through December 2018.

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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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All the King's Men Book Discussions

As part of Kentucky Reads, Kentucky Humanities is making available 25 book discussions throughout Kentucky using All the King's Men.

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Episode 50 - George Herring, Professor Emeritus of History
Host Bill Goodman is joined by Dr. George Herring, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Herring retired from UK after thirty-six years, including three terms as Chair of the Department of History. He specializes in the history of U.S. foreign relations and is an expert on the Vietnam War. Dr. Herring is also a member of our Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau. On today's episode, he discusses one of his favorite lectures, "An Ordinary Soldier in an Extraordinary War," which tells the story of a WWI soldier based on the letters he wrote home and a pocket diary he kept while in Europe. More episodes


Episode 18 — Announcing Kentucky Reads

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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