: ' Oral History'

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 [...]

Interview Spotlight: Stephanie Murphy, From Combat to Kentucky Oral History Project

The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History’s “From Combat to Kentucky Oral History Project”  is an ongoing oral history project documenting Kentucky’s student veterans and their individual experiences during the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Interviews will [...]

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 [...]

MLB’s Bobby Thompson Remembers the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World”

Before moving to San Francisco, Major League Baseball’s Giants were in New York. Thanks to retired UK archivist and scholar Bill Marshall who wrote Baseball’s Pivotal Era, 1945-1951, the Louie B.  Nunn Center for Oral History [...]