Renee Shaw and guests discuss education issues, including changes in high school graduation requirements. Renee Shaw also discusses the special legislative session called for Dec. 17 to address public pensions. Guests: Commissioner Wayne Lewis, Kentucky Department of Education; Brigitte Blom Ramsey, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; Gary Houchens, Kentucky Board of Education member; and Eric Kennedy, director of governmental relations for the Kentucky School Boards Association.
Psychologist David Finke, Ph.D, vice-president of residential services at Uspiritus, discusses trauma and toxic stress and youth mental health.
A group of talented hunting dogs compete in the National Retriever Championship, held in Kentucky for the first time this year. Next, a special group of people bond during a hunting trip. And last, we're fishing on Lake Cumberland with a winter bass technique that's sure to keep your lines tight.
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Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news in the commonwealth, including a major decision by the Kentucky Supreme Court overturning the pension reform legislation passed in the 2018 General Assembly. Scheduled guests: Michon Lindstrom, Spectrum News; Tom Loftus, Louisville Courier-Journal; Lawrence Smith, WDRB-TV in Louisville.
Connections with Renee Shaw
On this episode, celebrate the bicentennial birthday of Mary Todd Lincoln. Recorded at her childhood home in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, Renee speaks with Gwen Thompson, executive director the Mary Todd Lincoln House and history advocate Stuart Sanders with the Kentucky Historical Society. They discuss the Lincoln Lexington Walking Tour that spotlights 14 historic sites from Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln's time in the city.
Shot by more than 40 filmmaking teams around the world, the film immerses viewers in the daily use of faith and spiritual practice. It explores faith as primary human experience, and how people turn to ritual and prayer to navigate the milestones and crises of private life. The film is told without narration, without experts and, for long stretches, without words at all.
Letters from Baghdad
"Letters from Baghdad" is the story of a true original, Gertrude Bell, sometimes called the female “Lawrence of Arabia.” More influential and famous in her day than her colleague Lawrence, Bell was an explorer, spy, archaeologist and diplomat who helped shape the Middle East after World War I and established the Iraq Museum, infamously ransacked in 2003.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss Medicaid. Scheduled guests: State Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, co-chair of the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee; Dustin Pugel, policy analyst for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Kristi Putnam, deputy secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services; and State Rep. McKenzie Cantrell, D-Louisville.
This film tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, it recounts their experiences and explores the beauty and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space.