President Barack Obama delivered an address at the University of Kansas on Thursday, January 22, 2015. KPR coverage also contains a photo slideshow of the historic day.
KPR coverage of the event was hosted by News Director J. Schafer. Joining him for analysis were Steve Kraske, host of the KCUR program "Up to Date"...and Dr. Michael Smith, professor of political science at Emporia State University. The on-scene reporters are Stephen Koranda and Elle Moxley.
For full audio of KPR's coverage and the President's remarks, CLICK HERE.
Description: Join us to learn about shopping and cooking from the bulk bins! Whole grains and beans are an important part of a healthy and nutritious diet. A good place to find them is in the bulk bin section of your local grocer. This class will feature a number of recipes made with bulk bin staples, including some of the lesser known but especially nutritious ones. You’ll also learn the best candidates to purchase from the bins; how to purchase items from the bins, and how grocers maintain their freshness and flavor. Cost: $20. Register online at www.johnson.k-state.edu, or call 913-715-7000. K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities, and programs accessible to all participants. If you have special requirements due to a physical, vision, or hearing disability, please contact Johnson County Extension at 913.715.7000. K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Submitted by: Linda Landreth, Master Food Volunteer K-State Research & Extension
Description: K-State student performance of THE GLASS MENAGERIE held in The Purple Masque Theatre, West Stadium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. Performance dates and times are: Sep. 29-Oct. 1, Oct. 6-8 at 7:30 P.M. Oct. 2 at 2:30 and 7:30 P.M. Oct. 9 at 2:30 P.M. Submitted by: Cindy Friedrich School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, Kansas State University
Description: This program will feature KU historian William M. Tuttle and historical eyewitnesses discussing segregation in 1960’s Lawrence and the grassroots movement that brought about the historic Fair Housing Ordinance of 1967, one of the first in the nation. Dr. Tuttle will begin the first hour with background information on the racial climate in 1960’s Lawrence. Audience members will then have the opportunity to ask him and the witnesses about life in segregated Lawrence and the civil-rights movement. Dr. Tuttle will conclude the first hour with remarks on what we’ve heard and what it indicates about local and civil-rights history. After an intermission, the second hour will feature research volunteer Tom Arnold and Scott Wagner of the City Attorney’s Office introducing listeners to a new oral history project undertaken by the city government to record the stories of those involved in the Fair Housing Ordinance. Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History