Saving Stories

Saving Stories: Remembering The Voice Of The Wildcats-Gone Too Soon

Oct 9, 2014
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A treasure trove of recorded broadcasts are introducing a new generation of UK sports fans to the talents of the late Claude Sullivan.

SAVING STORIES: A First Hand Account Of The D-Day Invasion

Jun 5, 2014

To mark the 7oth Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion we hear from a Kentucky soldier who survived the bloody conflict.

SAVING STORIES: A Personal Window Into The Life Of A Special American Soldier

Apr 3, 2014
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Today's segment illustrates the power and reach of UK's Oral History collection to touch lives across the globe.

SAVING STORIES: 1964 Civil Rights March On Frankfort

Mar 4, 2014
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Hear two distinct memories of the March On Frankfort this week in a special segment of Saving Stories.

SAVING STORIES: A Window Into Lexington's Segregated Past

Feb 18, 2014

This week we take a look back at Douglass Park, Lexington's first park dedicated exclusively for African Americans.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this edition of Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries shares excerpts of an interview with Christian Appalachian Project founder, Father Ralph Beiting who passed away earlier this month at the age of 88.

Lexington, KY – In this special Black History Month edition of Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd from UK Libraries' Nunn Center for Oral History, and Alan Lytle talk about a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement. Hear rare audio from one of the young college students who defiantly demanded service at a Woolworth's Department Store lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Lexington, KY – In this special holiday edition of Saving Stories we return to a fascinating interview between Dr. Martin Luther King and celebrated Kentucky author, Robert Penn Warren. Here the two discuss the social theories of "gradualism" and "freedom now".

Lexington, KY – In this edition of "Saving Stories" Dr. Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries shares a stirring account of one on one combat from a World War II Veteran.

Lexington, KY – In this installment of Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd and Alan Lytle discuss the similarities faced by UK Presidents Eli Capilouto and Frank McVey.