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 46 - David Bettez, Historian and Member of Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau
Host Bill Goodman is joined by historian and retired University of Kentucky administrator David Bettez. Dr. Bettez formerly served as the director of UK's Office of International Affairs. A specialist of World War I history, Dr. Bettez explains Kentucky's response to the war. You can learn more about this topic in his book Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front. Bettez also discusses the archival research he pursued to write Kentucky Marine: General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC which won the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation's Colonel Joseph Alexander Award in 2015. Dr. Bettez is also a member of our Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau.
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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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