Kentucky Humanities

A Moment in Kentucky History: Mary Todd Lincoln

Sep 12, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Mary Todd Lincoln.

Listen to Think History weekdays at 8:19 a.m. and 5:19 p.m. on WEKU-FM and the WEKU Mobile App.


A Moment in Kentucky History: The Sisters of Charity

Sep 11, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about The Sisters of Charity of Kentucky.

Listen to Think History weekdays at 8:19 a.m. and 5:18 p.m. on WEKU-FM and the WEKU Mobile App.


A Moment in Kentucky History: Alice Allison Dunnigan

Sep 9, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Alice Allison Dunnigan, Logan County native, the first African-American White House Correspondent.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: The U.S.S. Kentuckian

Sep 6, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about the U.S.S. Kentuckian, built in 1910, part of World War I and World War II.

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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Lexington's very own "King Solomon," the man who helped bury the dead when cholera took many lives.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Union Station

Sep 2, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Union Station in Lexington, a train station located at East Main Street and preent day Martin Luther King Blvd. 

Listen to Think History weekdays at 8:19 a.m and 5:19 p.m. on WEKU-FM and the WEKU Mobile App. 


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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about the celebration in Eighty Eight, Kentucky on August 8, 1988 that drew people from all over the world.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Washington, Kentucky

Aug 29, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about the naming of the town Washington, Kentucky. The first town in the United States named after George Washington.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Matthew Harris Jouett

Aug 28, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Matthew Harris Jouett, one of the Commonwealth's premiere portrait artists.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Duncan Hines

Aug 22, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Bowling Green resident Duncan Hines and his early guides to restaurants and hotels.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Robert Trimble

Aug 21, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Robert Trimble, who Trimble County, Kentucky is named after.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Cane Ridge Meeting House

Aug 20, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today Bill Goodman tells us about Cane Ridge Meeting House near Paris, Kentucky, was the setting for one of the larges camp meetings during the Great Revival Movement.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: The Kentucky Turnpike

Aug 16, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about The Kentucky Turnpike, a pre-cursor to I-65.

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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Ray Chapman, batter for the Cleveland Indians and Carl Mays who played for the New York Yankees. How Chapman's tragic death paved the way for today's safety rules in baseball.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: The Pope Villa

Aug 12, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about The Pope Villa on Grovner Avenue in Lexington, Kentucky. On July 3, 1819, the Pope Villa was the site of a gala honoring President James Monroe.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: John Jordan Crittenden

Aug 9, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about John Jordan Crittenden, one of Kentucky's most influential political figures.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: The Kentucky Gazette

Aug 8, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about The Kentucky Gazette, the first newspaper published west of the Allegheny Mountains.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Doc Burton

Aug 7, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Doc Burton, the first American soldier to reach the crest of San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War. Burton was from Lincoln County, Kentucky.

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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, the birthplace of American paleontology.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Sally Ward

Jul 31, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Sally Ward Lawrence Hunt Armstrong Downs, Kentucky's "Southern Belle." Sally Ward was one of the first women in the United States to wear makeup.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: The 1 Millionth Corvette

Jul 30, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about the one millionth corvette. On July 2, 1992, the General Motors plant produced the one millionth corvette. It was signed by each employee at the plant and is on display at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green.

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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Munfordville, Kentucky native Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr. He was killed in Okinawa on June 18, 1945 and was the highest ranking U.S. Military figure killed by enemy fire in World War II.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Lake Cumberland

Jul 23, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Lake Cumberland, Kentucky's largest body of water within the state boundary. 

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Fred M. Vinson

Jul 22, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Fred M. Vinson. A native of Louisa, Kentucky, and an American Democratic politician who served in all three branches of the U.S. government. 

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Daniel Boone

Jul 19, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Daniel Boone, America's favorite frontiersman.

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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about the architecture of Frankfort's Capital building.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Kentucky's Statehood

Jul 12, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us how Kentucky became a state. 

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A Moment in Kentucky History: Martin Van Buren Bates

Jul 11, 2019
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Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Martin Van Buren Bates, the Kentucky giant.

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A Moment in Kentucky History: James Harrod

Jul 10, 2019
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Think History is our daily history segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about the mystery of James Harrod. 

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A Moment In Kentucky History: Jack Jouett

Jul 9, 2019
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Think History is our daily history segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Jack Jouett's midnight ride in 1781 to warn of British troops arriving. 

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