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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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September 19, 2017 -- Charles Carroll, known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton or Charles Carroll III to distinguish him from his similarly named relatives, was a wealthy Maryland planter and an early advocate of independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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September 18, 2017 -- James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. was an American actor and producer. He was best known for his role as Tony Soprano, an Italian-American crime boss, in the HBO crime drama The Sopranos.

Doctor Marco

  • Frontier Town (Return to Dos Rios)
  • Daredevils of Hollywood (Slim Talbot)
  • Something to Talk About (Lucky 13)  

Poetry Foundation

September 15, 2017 -- Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems is a collection of poems by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, first published in 1798 and generally considered to have marked the beginning of the English Romantic movement in literature.  

The University of Iowa Libraries

September 14, 2017 -- Hannibal Hamlin Garland was an American novelist, poet, essayist, short story writer, Georgist, and psychical researcher. He is best known for his fiction involving hard-working Midwestern farmers.

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September 13, 2017 -- Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide. 

  • Tracy Williams, executive director of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce
  • Tony Pence, executive director of Downtown Morehead Inc.  

MSU

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September 12, 2017 -- Alexander Campbell was a Scots-Irish immigrant who became an ordained minister in the United States and joined his father Thomas Campbell as a leader of a reform effort that is historically known as the Restoration Movement, and by some as the "Stone-Campbell Movement." It resulted in the development of non-denominational Christian churches, which stressed reliance on scripture and few essentials.

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September 11, 2017  -- Jessica Lucy 'Decca' Freeman-Mitford was an English author, journalist, civil rights activist and political campaigner, and was one of the Mitford sisters.

Oz Typewriter

  • Norman Corwin’s One World Flight (The Philippines)
  • Soldiers of the Press (William Tryee – The Pacific Theater)  

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September 8, 2017 -- Frédéric Mistral was a French writer and lexicographer of the Occitan language. Mistral received the 1904 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of the fresh originality and true inspiration of his poetic production, which faithfully reflects the natural scenery and native spirit of his people, and, in addition, his significant work as a Provençal philologist". He was a founding member of Félibrige and a member of l'Académie de Marseille.  

Shaping Our Appalachian Region

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on Thursday, September 7th, 2017 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Jared Arnett, Executive Director of SOAR, Saving Our Appalachian Region.

Introduction provided by Jim Tom Trent, Mayor of Morehead.

Thanks to Jamie Breeze, Tracy Williams, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.  

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September 6, 2017 -- Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy Sr. was an American businessman, investor, and politician known for his high-profile positions in United States politics. Kennedy was married to Rose Kennedy.

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September 5, 2017 -- Darryl Francis Zanuck was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era. He played a major part in the Hollywood studio system as one of its longest survivors.

Old Time Radio Downloads

  • Ranger Bill (Burning Sands)
  • Cimarron Tavern (Clue of the Sabre)  

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September 1, 2017 -- The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Formerly placed in the steeple of the Pennsylvania State House (now renamed Independence Hall), the bell today is located in the Liberty Bell Center in Independence National Historical Park.

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August 31, 2017 -- Edwin DuBose Heyward was an American author best known for his 1925 novel Porgy. He and his wife Dorothy, a playwright, adapted it as a 1927 play of the same name.  

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August 30, 2017 -- John Gunther was an American journalist and author whose success came primarily through a series of popular sociopolitical works known as the "Inside" books, including the best-selling Inside U.S.A. in 1947.  

Dr. Daniel Larrow Show

Aug 29, 2017

Autism spectrum disorder, as defined by the National Institute of Mental Health, is the name for a group of developmental disorders characterized by difficulty in communicating with others, repetitive behaviors, a limited number of interests or activities, and these disorders compromise a person’s ability to function socially. Dr. Daniel Larrow has moved to Kentucky to work on caring for people with autism by modifying their environment to maximize their potential.

MSU

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August 29, 2017 -- Ingrid Bergman was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, and the Tony Award for Best Actress.   

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August 28, 2017 -- Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. He was a leading ghost story writer of the nineteenth century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era.  

 "A Time For Tales" (Sunday, September 3rd, 3 p.m.)

The 19th Annual Cave Run Storytelling Festival takes place September 29-30 at the Twin Knobs Recreation Area of Cave Run Lake. Host Carolyn Franzini presents this special program of “A Time For Tales,” a festival preview with stories by some of the featured tellers including Donald Davis, Linda Gorham, Bill Harley, Barbara McBride-Smith, Motoko and Ed Stivender.

"Work, the Engine of Life" (Monday, September 4th, 9 a.m.)

Radio Spirits

  • The Great Gildersleeve (Gildy Arrives at Summerfield)
  • Mama Bloom’s Brood (Sidney Comes to Dinner)
  • Aladdin Lamp Man  

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