This Regional Emmy Award-winning documentary focuses on the intimate, ground-level experiences of Kentucky troops in Vietnam. More than 40 veterans share their memories of their time in combat, and recount the pain of watching soldiers make the ultimate sacrifice.
The tragedies and triumphs of the Korean War are revealed through the stories of local veterans. This 2013 KET program is presented to commemorate Memorial Day.
It wasn’t the first racetrack in Kentucky, but Churchill Downs is by far the most famous. The Louisville landmark has hosted the Kentucky Derby since its beginning more than 140 years ago.
No Kentucky Derby celebration is complete without a mint julep. The boozy concoction has been around since the 1700s when it was touted as a medicinal drink.
Thoroughbred follows a year in the life of this storied horse breed, showcasing its beauty, revealing the people whose lives revolve around the racing industry, and exploring the history and traditions of the Thoroughbred world. This fascinating documentary looks at the Thoroughbred through the eyes of the people who breed, race, sell, and love them. A 2010 KET production.
Conversations with Champions
Billy's guest is former University of Kentucky football player Jacob Tamme who retired from the NFL in 2017. Tamme was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft and also played for the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons.