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Greg Jenkins

Operations Director

Greg Jenkins has been the Operations Director at MSPR since 1999. Greg is a 1996 graduate of Morehead State University with a BME in Music Education and received a Masters of Science in Industrial Technology in 2008. Greg oversees training, scheduling, and evaluation of the student board operator staff, preparation of the daily traffic logs and serves as weekday classical music host. He is also the webmaster of the MSPR website and maintains MSPR's webstreaming and podcasting.

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May 7, 2019 -- Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax.

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May 6, 2019 -- Orson Welles wrote, directed and starred in the film 'Citizen Kane,' among others, which remains one of the most influential films ever made.

Old Time Radio Downloads

  • Royal Gelatin Hour (Rudy Vallee, Edgar Bergen, Tyrone Power, Muriel Kirkland, Bob Hope)  

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May 3, 2019 -- Harvey Earl Wilson was an American journalist, gossip columnist, and author, perhaps best known for his 6-day a week nationally syndicated newspaper column, It Happened Last Night.

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KET continues its in-depth political coverage with Kentucky Tonight programs featuring candidates in contested 2019 primary races for Commissioner of Agriculture, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor and Governor.

Hosted by Renee Shaw, Kentucky Tonight programs with candidates begin Monday, March 25 at 8/7 pm on KET. The programs will also stream live at KET.org/live and will be archived online.

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May 2, 2019 -- Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, also known as the "Red Baron", was a fighter pilot with the German Air Force during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.

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Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee to answer questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Watch the proceedings in the Democratic-led committee live.

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May 1, 2019 -- Mary G. Harris Jones, known as Mother Jones, was an Irish-born American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent organized labor representative, community organizer, and activist. She helped coordinate major strikes and co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World.

Week of April 29, 2019

Apr 30, 2019
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April 30, 2019 -- Sheldon Mayer Harnick is an American lyricist and songwriter best known for his collaborations with composer Jerry Bock on musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. Harnick began his career writing words and music to comic songs in musical revues. One of these, "The Merry Minuet", was popularized by the Kingston Trio.

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April 29, 2019 -- Rafael Sabatini was an Italian-English writer of romance and adventure novels. He is best known for his worldwide bestsellers: The Sea Hawk, Scaramouche, Captain Blood, and Bellarion the Fortunate. 

Found A Grave

  • Grape Nuts Program (Tony Martin and Bob Burns)
  • Jane Endicott, Reporter (“Girl Bites Dog”)
  • Lou Holtz Laugh Club  

Maine: An Encyclopedia

April 26, 2019 -- Charles Farrar Browne was an American humor writer, better known under his nom de plume, Artemus Ward. He is considered to be America's first stand-up comedian. His birth name was Brown but he added the "e" after he became famous. 

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April 25, 2019 -- Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission, development of Marconi's law, and a radio telegraph system. 

The Culinary Cellar

April 24, 2019 -- Justin E. Wilson was a southern American chef and humorist known for his brand of Cajun-inspired cuisine, humor and storytelling. 

Week of April 22, 2019

Apr 23, 2019
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April 22, 2019 -- Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the picaresque novel Tom Jones.

Waldina

  • 5 Minute Mystery (The Bookcase)
  • Daredevils of Hollywood (Bob Rose)
  • Camel Caravan w/Benny Goodman

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April 18, 2019 -- Helen Joy Davidman was an American poet and writer. Often referred to as a child prodigy, she earned a master's degree from Columbia University in English literature at age twenty in 1935.

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Attorney General William Barr delivers a press conference at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of the report is expected to be released on Thursday. 

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April 17, 2019 -- John Pierpont Morgan Sr. was an American financier and banker who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation in the United States of America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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April 16, 2019 -- Isaac Burns Murphy was an African-American Hall of Fame jockey, who is considered one of the greatest riders in American Thoroughbred horse racing history. Murphy won three Kentucky Derbies.

Week of April 15, 2019

Apr 16, 2019
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BoxRec

April 15, 2019 -- James Jackson Jeffries was an American professional boxer and World Heavyweight Champion. He was known for his enormous strength and stamina. Using a technique taught to him by his trainer, former Welterweight and Middleweight Champion Tommy Ryan, Jeffries fought out of a crouch with his left arm extended forward.

MSPR

Morehead State Public Radio (MSPR) staff and students took home a total of 13 awards at the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters (KAPB) competition held Saturday, April 13, in Lexington. The awards recognize the best in television and radio journalism in 2018.

The awards were announced for both professional and college entries.

VSIN

  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar (Racehorse Piledriver Matter)
  • 1947 Kentucky Derby Broadcast
  • Hilltop House (Hawaiian Honeymoon Plans)  

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April 12, 2019 -- Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers, and more than 100 million copies of his books are in print.

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April 11, 2019 -- Charles Evans Hughes Sr. was an American statesman, Republican Party politician, and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States. He was also the 36th Governor of New York, the Republican presidential nominee in the 1916 presidential election, and the 44th United States Secretary of State.

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April 10, 2019 -- Frances Perkins was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet.

Week of April 8, 2019

Apr 9, 2019
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