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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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November 6, 2017 -- Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax was a Belgian inventor and musician who invented the saxophone in the early 1840s. He played the flute and clarinet. He also invented the saxotromba, saxhorn and saxtuba.

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November 3, 2017 -- Terrence McNally is an American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter. McNally has been described as "a probing and enduring dramatist" and "one of the greatest contemporary playwrights the theater world has yet produced".

When a fearsome monster wants you dead

When terror fills your heart with dread

You’d best be wearing shoes with tread

Brought to you by shoes with tread, we discuss falls down the stairs, falls due to pets, falls from tree stands, hockey games, musicals, and scary movies. If you are too frightened to celebrate Halloween, this show offers you a very low-adrenaline alternative. Boo.

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November 2, 2017 -- James Knox Polk was the 11th President of the United States. He previously served as the 13th Speaker of the House of Representatives and as Governor of Tennessee.

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November 1, 2017 -- Stephen Crane was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism.

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October 31, 2017 -- English Romantic lyric poet John Keats was dedicated to the perfection of poetry marked by vivid imagery that expressed a philosophy through classical legend.

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October 30, 2017 -- John Adams was an American patriot who served as the second President of the United States and the first Vice President. 

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October 27, 2017 -- Isaac Merritt Singer was an American inventor, actor, and businessman. He made important improvements in the design of the sewing machine and was the founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.

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October 26, 2017 -- 20th century recording artist Mahalia Jackson, known as the Queen of Gospel, is revered as one of the greatest musical figures in U.S. history.

Tom Price is another Republican rising star turned falling star. Since 1979, when the Department of Health Education and Welfare was renamed the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), his 231-day term is the shortest on record. Canned due to taxpayer-funded air travel, he was also blamed for the failure of the legislature to pass an alternative to the Affordable Care Act. We discuss flu shots, E cigarettes, and the dangers of watching a musical such as “Dreamgirls”.

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October 25, 2017 -- Thomas Babington Macaulay, English Whig politician, essayist, poet, and historian best known for his History of England, 5 vol. (1849–61)

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October 24, 2017 -- Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood was an American attorney, politician, educator, and author. She was active in working for women's rights. The press of her day referred to her as a "suffragist", someone who believed in women's suffrage or voting rights. 

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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. 

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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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