ByAlan Lytle & Doug Boyd & Nunn Center For Oral History•Oct 14, 2015
WUKY turns 75 this week. To celebrate the occasion Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History and guest host Alan Lytle discuss the origin story for the radio station now known as WUKY, which began as WBKY, an ambitious community radio experiment in the town of Beattyville in Eastern Kentucky.
This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle talks campus safety with UK Police Chief Joe Monroe. Topics include building relationships with students, sexual assault awareness, changes to the university's on-campus alcohol policy, body cameras, and more.
The first Saturday in August marks the unofficial start of the political campaign season in the commonwealth with the Fancy Farm Picnic at Saint Jerome's Parish in Graves County in far Western Kentucky. WUKY Political blogger and Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame member Ken Kurtz provides a preview of the event on this week's UK Perspectives.
This week on UK Perspectives guest host Alan Lytle chats with Jeff and Jeanne Suchanek, authors of Star Spangled Hearts - American Women Veterans Of World War II. The book shines the spotlight on the more than 250,000 American women who volunteered for military service during the war.