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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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US Army Center Of Military History

March 21, 2018 -- Henry Ossian Flipper was an American soldier, former slave and, in 1877, the first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, earning a commission as a second lieutenant in the US Army.

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March 20, 2018 -- Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre.

Week of March 19, 2018

Mar 20, 2018
MSU

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March 19, 2018 -- David Paul Scofield was an English actor of stage and screen who was known for his striking presence, distinctive voice, and for the clarity and effortless intensity of his delivery.

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March 16, 2018 -- Henry "Henny" Youngman was an English-born American comedian and violinist famous for his mastery of the "one-liner"; his best known one-liner being "Take my wife ... please".

Radio Spirits

  • Mr. District Attorney (Case of the Sinister Cinema)
  • Baby Snooks (Rich Uncle)
  • Daredevils of Hollywood (Frank McGrath)  

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March 15, 2018 -- St. Nicholas was a Christian bishop who provided for the poor and sick, and is the basis for the popular character of Santa Claus.

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March 14, 2018 -- Hank Ketcham was an American cartoonist who created the Dennis the Menace comic strip.

Week of March 12, 2018

Mar 13, 2018
MSU

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March 13, 2018 -- John Harvard was a New England colonist whose bequest permitted the firm establishment of Harvard College.  

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March 12, 2018 -- Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation.

Rolling Stone

  • Columbia Country Caravan (Johnny Hicks, Lefty Frizzell, Ray Price)
  • Easy Aces (Jane’s Household Budget)  

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March 9, 2018 -- Samuel Osborne Barber II was an American composer of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music. He is one of the most celebrated composers of the 20th century. 

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March 8, 2018 -- Kenneth Grahame was a Scottish writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows, one of the classics of children's literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon. 

March 7, 2018 -- Laws Involving Women

Week of March 5, 2018

Mar 6, 2018
MSU

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March 6, 2018 -- Edward Peter Leo McMahon, Jr., was born on March 6, 1923, in Detroit, Michigan. After WWII, Ed McMahon started his entertainment career in radio, later moving onto TV and his role at Johnny Carson's side on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, where he would become a fixture for the next three decades, keeping American viewers laughing with his banter and on-air personality.

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March 5, 2018 -- Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Norris Jr. was an American journalist and sometime novelist during the Progressive Era, whose fiction was predominantly in the naturalist genre.

Movie Poster Shop

  • Five Minute Mystery (Command Performance)
  • 20th Century Fox Is On The Air (Alexander’s Ragtime Band)
  • Broadway Is My Beat  

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March 2, 2018 -- John Cullum is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in many stage musicals and dramas, including Shenandoah and On the Twentieth Century, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for each.

Daily Independent

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on March 1, 2018 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Matt Sparks, Rowan County Sheriff.

Introduction provided by Jami Hornbuckle, President, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce.

Thanks to the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.  

britannica.com

March 1, 2018 -- William Dean Howells was an American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright, nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters".

Public Domain

February 28, 2018 -- Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a Jewish American mobster. Siegel was known as one of the most "infamous and feared gangsters of his day". Described as handsome and charismatic, he became one of the first front-page celebrity gangsters.

MSU

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February 27, 2018 -- Anne Adele Samson was a Canadian supercentenarian who was the oldest nun in the world when she died.

Library of Congress

February 26, 2018 -- John George Nicolay was a German-born American who served as private secretary to US President Abraham Lincoln and later co-authored a biography of the 16th President. He was a member of the German branch of the Nicolay family. 

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