Kentucky Bourbon Tales

A new documentary being aired in Kentucky will introduce viewers to the colorful characters who craft bourbon.  "Kentucky Bourbon Tales:  Distilling the Family Business"  draws from oral history interviews conducted by the University of Kentucky's Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.  The program's director Joanna Hay and Nunn Center Director Doug Boyd recently stopped by our studios to talk about the special project.

Saving Stories: Bourbon Tales Coming To A Television Near You

Dec 15, 2014
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A new documentary being aired in Kentucky will introduce viewers to the colorful characters who craft bourbon.  The documentary draws from oral history interviews conducted by the University of Kentucky's Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.   In this special edition of Saving Stories Alan Lytle talks with Center Director Doug Boyd about "Kentucky Bourbon Tales: Distilling the Family Business."

Saving Stories: Master Distiller Jimmy Russell

Nov 6, 2014
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Dr. Doug Boyd discusses the Nunn Center's ongoing project to chronicle Kentucky's bourbon industry, including master distiller Jimmy Russell.