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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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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

May 29, 2018 -- Patrick Henry was an American attorney, planter, and orator well known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention: "Give me liberty, or give me death!"

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial (April 12, 1945)  

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May 24, 2018 -- Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades

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May 23, 2018 -- Thomas Hood was an English poet, author and humorist, best known for poems such as "The Bridge of Sighs" and "The Song of the Shirt". Hood wrote regularly for The London Magazine, the Athenaeum, and Punch.

Week of May 21, 2018

May 22, 2018
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Metropolitan Museum of Art

May 22, 2018 -- Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She was born in Pennsylvania, but lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists.

Poetry Foundation

May 21, 2018 -- John Peale Bishop enjoyed a successful career as a writer and critic, though he is perhaps more known today for the friends he made during his lifetime. A poet, critic, and the author of both a novel and a collection of short fiction, Bishop travelled in circles that included Robert Penn Warren, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Allen Tate, and Edmund “Bunny” Wilson, whose contributions to North American literary criticism have become almost legendary.

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May 17, 2018 -- John Patrick was an American playwright and screenwriter. His 1953 stage adaptation of Vern J. Sneider's novel The Teahouse of the August Moon marked the height of his fame, winning both the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for drama.

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May 16, 2018 -- American stage and film actor who appeared in more than 90 films over six decades and created quintessential American heroes known for their integrity.

Week of May 14, 2018

May 15, 2018
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May 14, 2018 -- Otto Nossan Klemperer was a Jewish German-born conductor and composer, described as "the last of the few really great conductors of his generation."

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May 11, 2018 -- Foster Brooks was an American actor and comedian most famous for his portrayal of a lovable drunken man in nightclub performances and television programs.

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May 10, 2018 -- John Wilkes Booth was the American actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 1865.

Week of May 7, 2018

May 9, 2018
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May 9, 2018 -- Sir James Matthew Barrie was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan.

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May 8, 2018 -- Phillis Wheatley was the first published African-American female poet. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at the age of seven or eight and transported to North America.

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May 7, 2018 -- George Francis "Gabby" Hayes was an American actor. He began as something of a leading man and a character player, but he was best known for his numerous appearances in B-Western film series as the bewhiskered, cantankerous, woman-hating, but ever-loyal and brave comic sidekick of the cowboy star.  

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  • Amazing Mr. Tutt (Advice to Young Lawyers)
  • Al Trace & His Silly Symphonists
  • The Washingtonians featuring Duke Ellington  

Legendary radio broadcaster Carl Kassell, who recently died at age 84, began his broadcasting career hosting a fake music show using his grandmother’s windup Victrola. He went on to team with Charles Kuralt at University of North Carolina to start a new radio station before joining forces with NPR. After years as a newscaster, he joined the cast of the popular radio show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

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April 27, 2018 -- Coretta Scott King was an American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King helped lead the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. She was an active advocate for African-American equality.

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  • Little Orphan Annie (Annie and Joe Building a Radio Transmitter)
  • Aladdin Lamp (Heaven Only Knows)
  • Cloak and Dagger (Direct Line to Bombers)  

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April 26, 2018 -- Frederick Law Olmsted was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. He is popularly considered to be the father of American landscape architecture.

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