Oral History Interview with Dodger Pitcher Don Newcombe

Oral History Interview with Dodger Pitcher Don Newcombe

Don Newcombe, pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Cleveland Indians from 1949-1960 passed away this week at 92 years old. Newcombe was the third African American pitcher to integrate Major League Baseball and he was the...
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Launch of the Robert Penn Warren Oral History Digital Exhibit

Launch of the Robert Penn Warren Oral History Digital Exhibit

The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the University of Kentucky Libraries has launched an online digital exhibit featuring three significant oral history projects documenting the life and career of author and poet Robert Penn Warren. This digital exhi...
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New Podcast Episode features Freedom Singer Charles Neblett

New Podcast Episode features Freedom Singer Charles Neblett

This episode explores the personal story of civil rights activist Charles Neblett who was a member of the Freedom Singers.  In addition to discussing his role working for SNCC and performing as a Freedom Singer, this episode explores the role...
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Veterans’ Stories for Veterans Day

Veterans’ Stories for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, we are re-posting episode #003 of the Wisdom Project podcast which focuses attention on the stories from the Nunn Center’s World War II project. This episode features the powerful stories of two World War II...
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Bourbon Ghosts in the Warehouse…and in the Archive

Bourbon Ghosts in the Warehouse…and in the Archive

Kentucky is responsible for producing  95% of the world’s Bourbon Whiskey, and if you have not had the opportunity to go down the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, we highly recommend the experience. One of my favorite locations in the distilling experience...
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