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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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Scoopnest

  • Calling All Cars (Murder in Room 9)
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt Addresses 50th Anniversary of Statue of Liberty
  • Cruise of the Poll Parrot

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August 4, 2017 -- Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish architect, businessman, diplomat and humanitarian. He is widely celebrated for saving tens of thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary during the Holocaust from German Nazis and Hungarian Fascists during the later stages of World War II. While serving as Sweden's special envoy in Budapest between July and December 1944, Wallenberg issued protective passports and sheltered Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territory.  

Welcome to this archive of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Hank Phillips, President and CEO of the Kentucky Travel Industry Association.

With a welcome and introduction to today’s speaker, here’s Joy Brown, Executive Director of Morehead Tourism.

Special thanks to Jamie Breeze, Joy Brown, Tracy Williams, Morehead Tourism, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.

Public Domain

August 3, 2017 -- Elisha Graves Otis was an American industrialist, founder of the Otis Elevator Company, and inventor of a safety device that prevents elevators from falling if the hoisting cable fails.  

National Humanities Institute

August 2, 2017 -- Irving Babbitt was an American academic and literary critic, noted for his founding role in a movement that became known as the New Humanism, a significant influence on literary discussion and conservative thought in the period between 1910 and 1930.

Week of July 31, 2017

Aug 1, 2017
MSU

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August 1, 2017 -- Robert Todd Lincoln was an American politician, lawyer, and businessman. He was the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln.   

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July 31, 2017 -- Daniel Defoe was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe; only the Bible has been printed in more languages.

Old Time Radio Downloads

  • CBS Radio Workshop (Ex-Urbanites)
  • Incredible, But True (Lady and The Lake)
  • Diamond Drama (Diamond of Caesar Borgia)  

poetryfoundation.org

July 28, 2017 -- Gerard Manley Hopkins was an English poet, Catholic and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets. His manipulation of prosody established him as an innovative writer of verse.

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July 27, 2017 -- Norman Milton Lear is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude.  

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July 26, 2017 -- Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley family. He graduated from Balliol College at the University of Oxford with a first-class honours in English literature.  

Week of July 24, 2017

Jul 25, 2017
MSU

Public Domain

July 25, 2017 -- Walter Andrew Brennan was an American actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1936, 1938, and 1940, making him one of only three male actors to win three Academy Awards.  

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July 24, 2017 -- Alexandre Dumas was born on July 24, 1802, in Villers-Cotterêts, France. He adopted the last name "Dumas" from his grandmother, a former Haitian slave. Dumas established himself as one of the most popular and prolific authors in France, known for plays and historical adventure novels such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. He died on December 5, 1870, in Puys, France. His works have been translated into more than 100 languages and adapted for numerous films.  

Old Time Radio Catalog

  • Fred Allen Show (Frank Sinatra)
  • Mother’s Best Flour Radio Show (Hank Williams)  

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July 21, 2017 -- Herbert Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian professor, philosopher, and public intellectual. His work is one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries.  

Amazon.com

July 20, 2017 -- Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the southern gothic, western, and post-apocalyptic genres.  

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July 19, 2017 -- Lizzie Andrew Borden was an American woman who gained infamy after being tried and acquitted for the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. The case was a famous case throughout the United States.  

britannica.com

July 18, 2017 -- William Makepeace Thackeray was a British novelist, writer and author of the 19th century. He is known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.  

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July 17, 2017 -- Donald McNichol Sutherland is a Canadian actor whose film career spans more than five decades. Sutherland rose to fame after starring in series of successful films including The Dirty Dozen (1967), M*A*S*H (1970), Kelly's Heroes (1970), Klute (1971), Don't Look Now (1973), Fellini's Casanova (1976), 1900 (1976), Animal House (1978), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Ordinary People (1980) and Eye of the Needle (1981). Since then, he established himself as one of the most respected, prolific and versatile character actors of Canada.  

Week of July 17, 2017

Jul 18, 2017
MSU

CBS News

  • Suspense (The Hitchhiker)
  • Jungle Jim (Stalled on the Trail)
  • Seabiscuit races War Admiral (1938)
  • MGM Sports Report w/Bill Stern (1945)  

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July 14, 2017 -- Owen Wister was an American writer, historian and "father" of western fiction. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian and a biography of Ulysses S. Grant.  

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July 13, 2017 -- Nathan Bedford Forrest was a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. A cavalry and military commander in the war, Forrest is one of the war's most unusual figures.  

biography.com

July 12, 2017 -- George Washington Carver was born into slavery in Diamond, Missouri, around 1864. The exact year and date of his birth are unknown. Carver went on to become one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of his time, as well as a teacher at the Tuskegee Institute. Carver devised over 100 products using one major crop—the peanut—including dyes, plastics and gasoline. He died in 1943.  

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July 11, 2017 -- Thomas Bowdler was an English physician best known for publishing The Family Shakspeare, an expurgated edition of William Shakespeare's work.  

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