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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 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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Public Domain

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

MSU

writinguniversity.org

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

poetryfoundation.org

September 25, 2017 -- Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children's books.

Zoot Radio

  • Danger, Dr. Danfield (Murder of Cora Rogers)
  • In The Name of the Law (Phantom Gang)

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September 22, 2017 -- The six wives of King Henry VIII were a disparate group of women united only by their marriages to Bluff King Hal. There is a famous rhyme describing their various ends – ‘Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived’.

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britannica.com

September 21, 2017 -- Herbert George Wells, usually referred to as H. G. Wells, was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games.

The concert begins at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at the Morehead Conference Center, 111 W. 1st Street, Morehead, KY.

Tickets are priced at $15 for adults, free for MSU students with an ID, children 17 and under are free.  Adult full Season Tickets are $30.

Featured Works:

poetryfoundation.org -- Linda Kunhardt

September 20, 2017 -- Donald Hall is considered one of the major American poets of his generation. His poetry explores the longing for a more bucolic past and reflects the poet’s abiding reverence for nature. 

MSU

biography.com

September 19, 2017 -- Charles Carroll, known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton or Charles Carroll III to distinguish him from his similarly named relatives, was a wealthy Maryland planter and an early advocate of independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

hollywoodreporter.com

September 18, 2017 -- James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. was an American actor and producer. He was best known for his role as Tony Soprano, an Italian-American crime boss, in the HBO crime drama The Sopranos.

Doctor Marco

  • Frontier Town (Return to Dos Rios)
  • Daredevils of Hollywood (Slim Talbot)
  • Something to Talk About (Lucky 13)  

Poetry Foundation

September 15, 2017 -- Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems is a collection of poems by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, first published in 1798 and generally considered to have marked the beginning of the English Romantic movement in literature.  

The University of Iowa Libraries

September 14, 2017 -- Hannibal Hamlin Garland was an American novelist, poet, essayist, short story writer, Georgist, and psychical researcher. He is best known for his fiction involving hard-working Midwestern farmers.

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