This week we visit with Mary Quinn Ramer, the new president of VisitLEX, formerly the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau. She talks about her goals for 2015, as well as preparations for the Breeder's Cup Classic coming to Keeneland this fall.
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.
David Greene took some time off from his hosting job at NPR's Morning Edition to trek 6,000 miles across Russia and the result is chronicled in his new book, Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey in the Heart of Russia.