Saving Stories

Saving Stories Commemorates Veterans' Day

Nov 11, 2013
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On this Veterans Day we present the story of one Kentucky soldier returning home after three tours of duty in Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Saving Stories Tackles Politics And Compromise With Wendell Ford

Oct 3, 2013
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this edition of Saving Stories hear how former Kentucky U-S Senator Wendell Ford navigated the choppy waters of Capitol Hill.

Saving Stories Moves Along The Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Sep 19, 2013
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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.

Saving Stories Recalls UK's First Student Housing

Aug 29, 2013
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- As the University of Kentucky takes its first step to modernize campus housing, Dr. Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries shares audio from a 1975 interview with alum T.R. Bryant about the school's first dormitories.

Saving Stories Remembers Master Distiller Elmer T. Lee

Jul 16, 2013
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In this edition of Saving Stories, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History Director Dr. Doug Boyd plays highlights from a 2008 interview with the late Elmer T. Lee.  The Master Distiller Emeritus of Buffalo Trace Distillery passed away this week at the age of 93.

Saving Stories Remembers Stan "The Man" Musial

Jan 29, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this edition of Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd, director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries talks with Alan Lytle about a new project involving some of Major League Baseball's All-Time Greats including Stan Musial who passed away earlier this month.

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In this special edition of Saving Stories with Dr. Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries provides and update on the From Combat To Kentucky project involving veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Negative Campaigning A Mainstay In Kentucky

Nov 3, 2012
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In this updated segment of Saving Stories Alan Lytle chats with Dr. Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral Histories in the UK Libraries, and Tracy Campbell with the Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center about the infamous 1963 Kentucky Gubernatorial Primary between Ned Breathitt and A.B. "Happy" Chandler.

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.

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