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Rufus B. Atwood

Rufus B. Atwood served as president of Kentucky State College (now university) from 1929 to 1962. While improving educational opportunities for African Americans and bringing full accreditation to the college, he also led the battle for desegregated education in Kentucky in the 1940s. A 1976 KET production.
Season 1 Episode 18 Length 58:29 Premiere: 07/27/08 Rating: TV-G

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Adron Doran

S1 E28 Length 58:00 Premiere Date 09/29/08

A.D. Albright

S1 E27 Length 28:30 Premiere Date 09/22/08

Lillie Chaffin

S1 E26 Length 28:30 Premiere Date 09/22/08

Carl Perkins

S1 E25 Length 59:02 Premiere Date 09/10/08

Wilson Wyatt Sr.

S1 E24 Length 58:47 Premiere Date 09/09/08

Harry Caudill

S1 E23 Length 58:57 Premiere Date 08/31/08

Father Ralph Beiting

S1 E22 Length 58:54 Premiere Date 08/24/08

Leslie Combs II

S1 E21 Length 58:44 Premiere Date 08/17/08

Thomas D. Clark

S1 E20 Length 58:43 Premiere Date 08/10/08

Eleanor Churchill

S1 E19 Length 57:43 Premiere Date 08/03/08

Rufus B. Atwood

S1 E18 Length 58:29 Premiere Date 07/27/08

Adolph Rupp

S1 E17 Length 58:39 Premiere Date 07/20/08

John Jacob Niles

S1 E16 Length 58:54 Premiere Date 07/13/08

Barry Bingham Sr.

S1 E15 Length 57:13 Premiere Date 07/06/08

Joy Bale Boone

S1 E14 Length 59:01 Premiere Date 06/29/08

Chloe Gifford

S1 E13 Length 58:38 Premiere Date 06/22/08

Ed Prichard

S1 E12 Length 1:41:23 Premiere Date 06/15/08

Bert Combs

S1 E11 Length 1:06:28 Premiere Date 06/09/08

Margaret Willis

S1 E10 Length 58:50 Premiere Date 06/01/08

Earl D. Wallace

S1 E9 Length 58:40 Premiere Date 05/25/08

Robert Martin

S1 E8 Length 1:00:13 Premiere Date 05/18/08

William H. Neal

S1 E7 Length 58:30 Premiere Date 05/12/08

Morton Holbrook

S1 E6 Length 57:59 Premiere Date 05/04/08

Mary Helen Byck

S1 E5 Length 28:41 Premiere Date 04/27/08

Everett Moore

S1 E4 Length 55:10 Premiere Date 10/11/02

O. Leonard Press

S1 E3 Length 58:02 Premiere Date 04/13/08

Francis and Louise Hutchins

S1 E2 Length 57:06 Premiere Date 04/06/08

Smith D. Broadbent Jr.

S1 E1 Length 28:40 Premiere Date 04/01/08

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Chloe Gifford - S1 E13

Premiered On: 06/22/2008

Chloe Gifford, the first woman graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law, passed the state bar examination at the age of 21. She taught at Sayre School in Lexington and then went to work at UK. A 1974 KET production.

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Joy Bale Boone - S1 E14

Premiered On: 06/29/2008

A profile of the noted poet, literary critic, and editor who founded the Kentucky literary magazine "Approaches" (later "Kentucky Poetry Review"). A 1975 KET production.

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Barry Bingham Sr. - S1 E15

Premiered On: 07/06/2008

A profile of Barry Bingham Sr., patriarch of the family that dominated local media in Louisville for several decades. The Binghams owned the "Courier-Journal" and "Louisville Times" newspapers as well as WHAS radio and television. A 1975 KET production.

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John Jacob Niles - S1 E16

Premiered On: 07/13/2008

Legendary singer/songwriter John Jacob Niles was also a tireless advocate for folk music who collected traditional songs and inspired others to help in the preservation work. Some of his memorable compositions include "Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair" and "I Wonder as I Wander." A 1975 KET production.

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Margaret Willis - S1 E10

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Earl D. Wallace - S1 E9

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William H. Neal - S1 E7

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Morton Holbrook - S1 E6

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Everett Moore - S1 E4

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