Kentucky Derby Memories: Oral History with Jockey Eddie Arcaro

Kentucky Derby Memories: Oral History with Jockey Eddie Arcaro

Eddie Arcaro: Courtesy Special Collections and Digital Programs, University of Kentucky Libraries The Nunn Center’s oral history interview with legendary jockey Eddie Arcaro is accessible online.  Arcaro is considered by many as the greatest jockey in horse racing history being...
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45th anniversary of Kent State protests at UK

45th anniversary of Kent State protests at UK

On May 5, 1970, students of the University of Kentucky reacted to the shootings that occurred the day before at Kent State University.  Student protests occurred around the University of Kentucky throughout the day including a protest of the UK...
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Senator Wendell Ford and Government Shutdown

Senator Wendell Ford and Government Shutdown

The latest episode of Saving Stories on WUKY features Nunn Center Director Doug Boyd talking to Alan Lytle about an oral history interview with Senator Wendell H. Ford featuring a frank discussion about political gridlock, compromise and government shutdown. ...
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Remembering D-Day–June 6, 1944

Remembering D-Day–June 6, 1944

In honor of the upcoming anniversary of D-Day,  I point you toward an episode of Saving Stories we did on WUKY a few years ago featuring clips from an interview with Jesse Beazley.  Mr. Beazley was interviewed for the Nunn...
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Saving Stories Features Baseball Great Stan Musial

Saving Stories Features Baseball Great Stan Musial

The latest episode of Saving Stories on WUKY features Nunn Center Director Doug Boyd talking about an oral history project in the collection that features some of the all-time greats in Major League Baseball.  The A.B. “Happy” Chandler Baseball C...
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