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MSPR to offer Memorial Day Specials

May 28, 2017

Credit Language of Desires

In recognition of Memorial Day 2017, Morehead State Public Radio will broadcast special programming.

Sunday, May 28, 3 p.m. "Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame" - MSPR will present a program highlighting Kentucky writers. The Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame announced the 2017 Hall of Fame class at an induction ceremony at the Carnegie Center in Lexington. This is the fifth class to be inducted.

​Monday, May 29, 9 a.m. “Final Salute” - This Music and the Spoken Word Memorial Day special honors those who sacrificed their lives so that we might inherit a legacy of freedom and hope. Music for this program includes "A Tribute to the Armed Forces," “God Bless the U.S.A." and features guest artist Dallyn Vail Bayles.

Monday, May 29, 10 a.m. “Front Lines: A Selected Shorts Memorial Day Special” - On Memorial Day, we honor soldiers who have given their lives in battle, and remember those who are still serving.  On this program, we hear four works that look at the experience of war in different ways, from the real-life account of an officer to a futurist’s fantasy.

Monday, May 29, 11 a.m. “We Are Still Here! The Holocaust Through Music and Memory” – The Western Wind, the internationally acclaimed vocal sextet presents “We Are Still Here!”— An exploration of the Holocaust through music and memory. The narration incorporates survivor memories with music that depicts Jewish life in pre-war Europe, and songs that intimately depict the events and horrors of the Holocaust.

Monday, May 29, noon. "Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame" (repeat) - MSPR will present an encore presentation of a program showcasing Kentucky writers.

Morehead State Public Radio broadcasts 24-hours a day from the campus of Morehead State University. MSPR serves more than 20 counties in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.