Kentucky Bourbon Tales

Saving Stories
8:40 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Saving Stories Moves Along The Kentucky Bourbon Trail

L to R: Heaven Hill Master Distillers Craig and Parker Beam
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Earlier this week the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries announced a partnership with the Kentucky Distillers Association to record the stories behind one of the state's signature industries.

In this episode of Saving Stories Center Director Dr. Doug Boyd talks about the project and plays clips from a recent interview with Heaven Hill Master Distillers Craig and Parker Beam.

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Local/Regional News
2:16 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

UK's Nunn Center To Preserve Stories Of Kentucky's Bourbon Trail

Craig and Parker Beam of Heaven Hill Distillery
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky's bourbon barons are sitting down to tell the stories about themselves and their craft.

The collection of oral histories is a joint effort by the Kentucky Distillers' Association and the University of Kentucky's Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.

Center Director Dr. Doug Boyd says Kentucky Bourbon Tales will preserve the stories and colorful characters for future use and edification.

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