Saving Stories

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."

Claude Sullivan: Behind The Mic

Nov 21, 2014
UK Athletics

A new book is bringing renewed appreciation for Claude Sullivan, the voice of the Kentucky Wildcats for the better part of three decades.

Saving Stories: Trench Warfare In World War I

Nov 11, 2014
wikipedia

On this Veterans' Day, we get a rare first-hand account of life in the trenches during the "War To End All Wars" fought a century ago.

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.

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
historyplace.com

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
Kentucky Human Rights Commission

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
lexingtonky.gov

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

SAVING STORIES: Memories Of The Movement

Feb 11, 2014
radgeek.com

In honor of Black History Month Saving Stories highlights student-led efforts to de-segregate lunch counters in Louisville.

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