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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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October 23, 2017 -- Una O'Connor was an Irish-American actress who worked extensively in theatre before becoming a character actress in film and in television. She often portrayed comical wives, housekeepers and servants.

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October 20, 2017 -- Thomas Hughes QC was an English lawyer, judge, politician and author. He is most famous for his novel Tom Brown's School Days, a semi-autobiographical work set at Rugby School, which Hughes had attended.

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October 19, 2017 -- David John Moore Cornwell is best known by the pen name John le Carré. He is a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and '60s, he worked for both the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence Service.

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October 18, 2017 -- James Truslow Adams was an American writer and historian. He was not related to the Adams family (though he wrote a book about the family in 1930). He was not an academic, but a freelance author who helped to popularize the latest scholarship about American history and his three-volume history of New England is well regarded by scholars,

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October 17, 2017 -- Shinichi Suzuki was a Japanese musician, philosopher, and educator and the inventor of the international Suzuki method of music education and developed a philosophy for educating people of all ages and abilities. 

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October 16, 2017 -- Oscar Wilde was a prolific Irish writer who wrote plays, fiction, essays, and poetry. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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October 13, 2017 -- Conrad Michael Richter was an American novelist whose lyrical work is concerned largely with life on the American frontier in various periods.

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October 12, 2017 -- George Washington Cable was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in his native New Orleans, Louisiana.

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October 11, 2017 -- Henry John Heinz was an American entrepreneur who founded the H. J. Heinz Company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

MSU

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October 10, 2017 -- Helen Hayes MacArthur was an American actress whose career spanned almost 80 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of American Theatre" and was one of 12 people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award.

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October 9, 2017 -- John Winston Lennon was an English singer, songwriter, musician, and activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful and musically influential band in the history of popular music.

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October 6, 2017 -- George Westinghouse Jr. was an American entrepreneur and engineer who invented the railway air brake and was a pioneer of the electrical industry, gaining his first patent at the age of 19.

Big Jon and Sparkie

  • Mickey Mouse Theater of the Air (Snow White)
  • Big Jon and Sparkie (Telephone Troubles/Mrs. Two Hills Window)  

Morehead State University

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Dr. Jay Morgan, President of Morehead State University.

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

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October 5, 2017 -- Robert Frederick Zenon "Bob" Geldof is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist and occasional actor. He rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Irish rock band The Boomtown Rats in the late 1970s and early 1980s, alongside the punk rock movement. The band had Number One hits with his compositions "Rat Trap" and "I Don't Like Mondays". He co-wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas?", one of the best-selling singles of all time.

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October 4, 2017 -- Frederic Sackrider Remington was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the American Old West, specifically concentrating on scenes from the last quarter of the 19th century in the Western United States and featuring images of cowboys, American Indians, and the U.S. Cavalry, among other figures from Western culture.

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October 3, 2017 -- John Ross was the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828–1866, serving longer in this position than any other person. Described as the Moses of his people, Ross influenced the Indian nation through such tumultuous events as the relocation to Indian Territory and the American Civil War.

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October 2, 2017 -- Julius Henry Marx, known professionally as Groucho Marx, was an American writer, comedian, stage, film, radio, and television star. He was known as a master of quick wit and is widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era.

The Conversation

  • Claudia (The New Apartment)
  • Behind The Mike (Sound Effects)

Movie And Music Greats

September 28, 2017 -- Howard Gerald "Jerry" Clower was an American comedian. Born and raised in the Southern United States, Clower was best known for his stories of the rural South and was given the nickname "The Mouth of Mississippi".

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September 27, 2017 -- Samuel James "Sam" Ervin Jr. was an American politician. A Democrat, he served as a U.S. Senator from North Carolina from 1954 to 1974

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September 26, 2017 -- Jane Smiley is an American novelist. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992 for her novel A Thousand Acres.

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